| Oct 1, 2011
In the realm of arts+ideas: didactic decor, KAWS for cartoons—and High Desert hijinks...
| Nov 16, 2009
| 8:32 AM
A Marist College student died Friday when he fell while climbing a steep flight of stairs leading to an ancient church in Rome, Italy.
Robert Stone, 19, was sightseeing at the time of the accident with his roommate and roommate's father said Marist...
| Jan 10, 2010
Fun With Problems
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 196 pp., $24
The last decade or so has been challenging for Robert Stone. In the wake of his 1998 novel, "Damascus Gate" -- a millennial masterpiece set in Jerusalem -- he published two...
| Aug 22, 2009
An endearing aspect of "The Da Vinci Code" phenomenon has been the creation of a new kind of action man. The boffin-as-hero, exemplified by Robert Langdon, marks a change from the traditional male adventurers of page and screen: the gun-toting muscleman,...
| Mar 19, 2009
| 3:14 PM
A big piece of modern American history is explored in Robert Stone's Earth Days, which details the origins of the modern environmental movement.
Yes, it's global, now. But there was a time when a few not-quite-ex hippies (someday to be labeled "tree...
| Apr 4, 2009
It has a roof -- albeit one that doesn't enclose the building completely. And there are walls, although some might find the cinder block threaded with twisted rebar and wrapped with black metal roses somewhat curious. Yes, there's a living room, if you...
| Feb 26, 2010
"Fun With Problems: Stories"
By Robert Stone
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 195 pages, $24
The men and women who populate Robert Stone's fiction may not rank among the most cheerful of God's creatures, but they're fine company. Even the most menacing among...
| Apr 18, 2010
Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 18 - 24 in PDF format This week's TV Movies WHOLE EARTH: The new "Earth Days" episode of "American Experience" traces the environmental movement. With Stewart Brand. SERIES Explorer:......
| Jul 13, 2010
Janet Fitch is the author of "White Oleander" and "Paint it Black," and she teaches writing at USC. It seems like every time I run into her at a reading, she introduces one or two or more of her students......