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  • 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......
  • 'Eastbound and Down' recap: Kenny Powers and the circle of life

     
    As a famous North Carolinian once wrote, "You can't go home again," though nobody ever listens and, boy, are they ever sorry about that later. Anyway, that was the title of a book by Thomas Wolfe - not to be......
  • Movie Review: Client 9, The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer

     
    Alex Gibney's “Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer,” is on firm and infuriating ground when it puts forward the idea that the one guy who was going something about Wall Street BEFORE the Great Recession was Elliot Spitzer. The one-...
  • No Bad Sex in Fiction Award for Franzen

     
    The annual Bad Sex in Fiction Award was announced in London Monday, and American author Jonathan Franzen, who was in the running for passages in his novel "Freedom," did not make the cut. It just goes to show that the......
  • 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 ''...