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  • Culture(d)—October 2011

     
    In the realm of arts+ideas: didactic decor, KAWS for cartoons—and High Desert hijinks...
  • College Student, 19, Dies In Fall At Church In Italy

    College Student, 19, Dies In Fall At Church In Italy
    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...
  • 'Fun With Problems: Stories' by Robert Stone

    'Fun With Problems: Stories' by Robert Stone
    Fun With Problems Stories Robert Stone 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...
  • 'The Last Ember' by Daniel Levin

    'The Last Ember' by Daniel Levin
    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,...
  • Earth Days: 4 of 5 stars

    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...
  • The Rosa Muerta near Joshua Tree is an inspired 'glamping' spot

    The Rosa Muerta near Joshua Tree is an inspired 'glamping' spot
    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...
  • "Fun with Problems: Stories" by Robert Stone

    "Fun with Problems: Stories" by Robert Stone
    "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...
  • Monday's Highlights: 'Earth Days' on 'American Experience' on PBS

     
    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:......
  • Janet Fitch's 10 rules for writers

     
    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......