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  • Tom Wolfe to get lifetime achievement award

     
    Time for Tom Wolfe to get his white suit dry-cleaned again, as the author will receive the National Book Foundation's 2010 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, it was announced Wednesday. The medal, which is the foundation's...
  • Movie Review: Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

     
    There's too much worth chewing over in Oliver Stone's “Wall Street” sequel, “Money Never Sleeps,” to dismiss it out of hand. Sure, it's old fashioned — '80s old fashioned, from the Tom Cruise-cocky way Shia LaBeouf plays...
  • National Book Award finalists announced: No Franzen

     
    The National Book Award finalists announcement Wednesday morning in Savannah, Ga., contained one major surprise: The acclaimed bestselling novel by Jonathan Franzen, "Freedom," failed to make the list. Author Pat Conroy read out the five finalists in four...
  • School reading: John Ortved on George Orwell

     
    John Ortved's "The Simpsons: An Uncensored, Unauthorized History" tells the story of the television show as an oral history, with the voices of Conan O'Brien (a former writer/producer), Deborah Groening (former wife of creator Matt), comic icon Stan Lee,...
  • Set Pieces: The 'Harry Loves Lisa' house

     
    It's hard not to like "Harry Loves Lisa," the TV Land reality series about actors Harry Hamlin and wife Lisa Rinna. Though there is drama -- he blows auditions and she decides to have a lip reduction -- they are......
  • Coverage from the day space shuttle Challenger exploded: A big question mark lingers in the sky

    It was a fine day for watching a liftoff -- cold, but crisp and clear as could be. A bunch of us gathered on the roof of the Sentinel to get a good look. We had gone up on the roof the day before, too, only to have the liftoff canceled thanks to bad...
  • Coverage from the day space shuttle Challenger exploded: They waited in vain for word from a doomed spacecraft

    When the shuttle exploded in view of millions watching television, the two people maintaining the closest contact with the crew were calmly, unknowingly awaiting routine communications from the spacecraft. Astronaut James Wetherbee, 34, serving as ''...