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  • Book Review: 'Otherwise Known as the Human Condition' by Geoff Dyer

    Book Review: 'Otherwise Known as the Human Condition' by Geoff Dyer
    Otherwise Known as the Human Condition Selected Essays and Reviews Geoff Dyer Graywolf: 422 pp., $18 paper "Almost as soon as I began writing for magazines and newspapers," Geoff Dyer tells us in the introduction to "Otherwise Known as the Human...
  • Book Review: 'Sempre Susan: A Memoir of Susan Sontag' by Sigrid Nunez

    Book Review: 'Sempre Susan: A Memoir of Susan Sontag' by Sigrid Nunez
    Sempre Susan A Memoir of Susan Sontag Sigrid Nunez Atlas & Co.: 140 pp., $20 When novelist Sigrid Nunez accepted a part-time job helping Susan Sontag cope with correspondence that had built up during her first bout with cancer, she thought that she'...
  • Novelist's remembrance of mentor Susan Sontag

    Novelist's remembrance of mentor Susan Sontag
    When novelist Sigrid Nunez accepted a part-time job helping Susan Sontag cope with correspondence that had built up during her first bout with cancer, she thought that she'd found exactly the job she needed: one that would not interfere with her own...
  • Review: 'Our Kind of People' details AIDS crisis in Africa

     Review: 'Our Kind of People' details AIDS crisis in Africa
    -------------------- Our Kind of People A Continent's Challenge, A Country's Hope Uzodinma Iweala Harper: 228 pp., $24.99 -------------------- About halfway through "Our Kind of People: A Continent's Challenge, A Country's Hope," a stunning inquiry...
  • Christopher Hitchens on Osama bin Laden

     
    Christopher Hitchens has published an essay on Osama bin Ladne, "The Enemy." with Amazon as a Kindle Single....
  • Art review: 'Paul Thek: Diver, a Retrospective' at UCLA Hammer Museum

     
    In the New York art world, Paul Thek has been a cult figure for about as many years as he was a practicing artist. Susan Sontag dedicated her influential 1966 book of collected criticism, "Against Interpretation," to him, and it's......
  • Handicapping the Nobel Prize in literature: a guide

     
    Who is Assia Djebar and why is she considered among the top contenders for the Nobel Prize in literature? This handy guide can help....
  • ‘The Real Housewives of New Jersey’ recap: Photo negatives

     
    "The Real Housewives of New Jersey": With the last episode of the third season of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey," I wonder where the show itself will go in everyone's family album....
  • National Book Critics Circle announces finalists for 2011 awards

     
    The National Book Critics Circle announced the finalists for its 2011 book awards at a public ceremony on Saturday in New York City. Two Southern California writers are among those up for the awards, which will be presented on March......
  • Sarajevo with tears: Another walk down Logavina Street

     
    Barbara Demick says that" real Sarajevans don’t like to talk about the war," but her book, "Logavina Street," follows the lives of a small community during the conflict. It has been re-released, with additional materials, commemorating the 20th...
  • Grammy, Pulitzer winners, TV star among highlights of upcoming Zoellner season

     
    A Grammy Award-winning trumpeter, the world premiere of a song cycle based on poems by Carl Reiner’s daughter, dazzling international dance ensembles, circus arts and perhaps America’s premier storyteller will highlight the 16th season of...