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  • 'Blue Collar, White Collar, No Collar' by Richard Ford

    "Work, as you will see, is imagined broadly in these stories - as labor, as chores, as business, as duty, as habit, as memory, as art, and as priestly avocation," writes Richard Ford in his introduction to this wonderful anthology of stories about work, proceeds of which go to 826Michigan, a youth writing, tutoring and publishing program in Michigan.
  • 'Tony and Susan' by Austin Wright

    'Tony and Susan' by Austin Wright
    Reading an ex-husband's unpublished novel might seem a daunting endeavor, but Susan Morrow has been divorced from Edward Sheffield for 15 years, and they now exchange Christmas cards. He says that she has always been his best critic. Susan is now an...

    Richard Yates, WWII veteran and former county commissioner, dies

    Richard Yates, WWII veteran and former county commissioner, dies
    Carroll County government lowered flags to half-staff this week to honor former county commissioner Richard Yates, a Sykesville resident who died March 5, at age 86, at Carroll Hospice's Dove House in Westminster. Yates served as a member of the Board of...

    'Revolutionary Road'

    Iconic together in "Titanic," Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet redefine their shared screen image in this disintegrating-marriage drama directed by Sam Mendes, Winslet's husband. In the adaptation of Richard Yates' novel, the stars play 1950s spouses...

    Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Feb. 22, 2009

    Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Feb. 22, 2009
    Fiction 1. New Moon by Stephenie Meyer ($10.99) 2. The Shack by William P. Young ($14.99) 3. The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga ($14) 4. The Reader by Bernhard Schlink ($13.95) 5. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz ($14) 6....