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  • C. David Heymann dies at 67; controversial bestselling biographer

    C. David Heymann dies at 67; controversial bestselling biographer
    C. David Heymann, a bestselling biographer whose titillating accounts of famous lives often were criticized as inaccurate or dishonest, including a book on heiress Barbara Hutton that was recalled because of factual disputes, has died. He was 67. Heymann...
  • Rediscoveries: 'The Tree' by John Fowles

    Rediscoveries: 'The Tree' by John Fowles
    Re-Discoveries An occasional look at classic reissues… The Tree by John Fowles with a new introduction by Barry Lopez (Ecco: 94 pp., $13.99 paper) "The key to my fiction," wrote Fowles in 1979 when this essay was first published, "lies in my...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: The poet, W.S. Merwin

    An Idaho resort hotel's verdure is not the wild tumble around W.S. Merwin's beloved Hawaiian home, but disciplined grass and orderly stands of trees. Not, perhaps, the sort of trees Merwin had in mind when he wrote, "On the last day of the world I would...
  • Poet Richard Wilbur helps kick off the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival on June 1

    Poet Richard Wilbur helps kick off the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival on June 1
    Sunken Garden Poetry Festival Kickoff Weekend June 1-3, Hill-Stead Museum, 35 Mountain Road, Farmington, (860) 677-4787, hillstead.org.   It would be hard to find a more accomplished living poet in the world today than Richard Wilbur. In addition to...
  • Three World Premieres Highlight New Yale Rep Season

    Three World Premieres Highlight New Yale Rep Season
    The 2012-13 Yale Repertory Theatre season will feature three world premieres by Sarah Ruhl, David Adjmi and a collaboration by Bill Camp and Robert Woodruff, based on a  Rainer Werner Fassbinder film. Oscar-nominee ("Sideways") and Emmy Award-winner ("...
  • A family trait of making music

    A family trait of making music
    If conductor Jeffrey Kahane led the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra with even more vim and vigor than usual during last weekend's concert at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, he had good reason. The program of new and familiar music on Saturday, April 21...
  • Risselle 'Rikki' Fleisher

    Risselle 'Rikki' Fleisher
    Risselle "Rikki" Fleisher, a former general counsel to the Maryland Commission on Human Relations who was a legal advocate in civil rights cases, died Tuesday of breast cancer at Stella Maris Hospice. The Bethany Beach, Del., resident was 77. "She wanted...
  • Unexpected affinities

    Unexpected affinities
    Careers have arcs. Writers develop and change, as evidenced by "I Explain a Few Things: Selected Poems" (Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 360 pp., $16), a new bilingual anthology of the great Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, and "Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman" (Vintage:...
  • W.D. Snodgrass dies at 83; Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, teacher

    W.D. Snodgrass, the prolific, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet who had a nearly 40-year teaching career, has died in upstate New York. He was 83. His family said he died Tuesday at his home in Erieville, N.Y., just east of Syracuse, after a four-month...
  • 'Reborn: Journals & Notebooks 1947-1963' by Susan Sontag, edited by David Rieff

    Reborn Journals & Notebooks 1947-1963 Susan Sontag, edited by David Rieff Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 318 pp., $25 In September 2006, an excerpt of Susan Sontag's diaries, edited by her son, David Rieff, was published in the New York Times magazine,...
  • 'The Lincoln Anthology' edited by Harold Holzer, 'The Best American History Essays on Lincoln' edited by Sean Wilentz, Ronald C. White's biography 'A. Lincoln' and others

    'The Lincoln Anthology' edited by Harold Holzer, 'The Best American History Essays on Lincoln' edited by Sean Wilentz, Ronald C. White's biography 'A. Lincoln' and others
    It was Tuesday, May 30, 1922, the day of the dedication of the solemn and splendid memorial to Abraham Lincoln in Washington, and the ceremony on the Mall featured speeches by President Warren Harding and Chief Justice William Howard Taft. The most...