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  • "Mary Austin and the American West" by Susan Goodman and Carl Dawson

    Mary Austin and the American West Susan Goodman and Carl Dawson University of California Press: 324 pp., $29.95 Few writers of her period overcame more obstacles than Mary Austin. Stuck in a disappointing marriage, Austin (1868-1934) spent the...
  • Daniel Koshland Jr., 87; UC Berkeley molecular biologist

    Daniel E. Koshland Jr., the UC Berkeley molecular biologist who revised scientists' notions of how enzymes work, remodeled the Berkeley biology department into one of the nation's best and, as editor, refashioned Science into the leading scientific...
  • It's a campaign, not a crusade

    GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee has done it again -- he said "Merry Christmas." On television. In a campaign ad that first aired in Iowa on Dec. 18, he conspicuously declined to say "Happy Holidays," the sappy all-purpose greeting favored by the...
  • Celeb travel: Go away with Maureen McCormick

    Celeb travel: Go away with Maureen McCormick
    Best known for playing Marcia on " The Brady Bunch," Maureen McCormick has a new generation of fans, thanks to her spunky appearances on reality shows such as "Celebrity Fit Club" and "Gone Country." But reality TV has nothing on the actress's drama-...
  • There will be blood

    By Donna Seaman It is no exaggeration to say that since "Love Medicine" appeared in 1984, Louise Erdrich has been writing one long novel in installments. In her tumultuous saga of North Dakota, Erdrich portrays families burdened with secrets and...
  • Sister Carrie

    Sister Carrie
    Frank Doubleday publishes Theodore Dreiser's novel that helps establish an enduring Chicago tradition: fiction in the raw, tawdry but compassionate. Published on this date, Theodore Dreiser's "Sister Carrie" was among the most auspicious debuts in...
  • Weiner Talks 'Mad Men'

     
    This morning's Variety has what I believe to be one of the more exhaustive discussions of "Mad Men" I've seen, and the guy doing the discussing is none other than creator Matthew Weiner. I could send you to Variety,......
  • A peek under the hood as the Times considers Obama's Nobel Prize

     
    The Times editorial board meets three times a week to discuss what we're going to say in our editorials, but sometimes news breaks between meetings and we scramble to reach a consensus through e-mail. The announcement that President Obama had won the...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: Gustavo Dudamel on 'Great Performances'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 18 - 14 in PDF format This week's TV Movies MUSIC MAN: 'Great Performances' features Gustavo Dudamel's debut as music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, conducting Gustav Mahler's......
  • Nobel laureates in literature: the good, the bad and the Nazi

     
    When the Nobel Prize in literature was announced this month, the name "Herta Muller" met much American head-scratching. Muller, an ethnically German Romanian who writes of trials of living under a repressive dictatorship, has a strong reputation in Europe...
  • Ghostwritten books of the past, and a poll: Who's being ghosted now?

     
    In a twist on Halloween, the online bookseller Abebooks has collected its top 10 ghostwritten books. The best story -- although perhaps the worst-written -- is of actress Hedy Lamarr. Although she was listed as the sole author of her......