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  • Book review: 'The Churchills: In Love and War' by Mary S. Lovell

    Book review: 'The Churchills: In Love and War' by Mary S. Lovell
    The Churchills In Love and War Mary S. Lovell W.W. Norton: 640 pp., $35 Intelligent and well-written, like all of Mary S. Lovell's biographies, "The Churchills" provides a vivid introduction to the family of English aristocrats whose nation-preserving...
  • Obama related to Pitt, Clinton to Jolie

    Obama related to Pitt, Clinton to Jolie
    This could make for one odd family reunion: Barack Obama is a distant cousin of actor Brad Pitt, and Hillary Rodham Clinton is related to Pitt's girlfriend, Angelina Jolie. Researchers at the New England Historic Genealogical Society found some...
  • The past haunts Richard Nixon's library

    The past haunts Richard Nixon's library
    The statues depict two old men relaxing in easy chairs. As others mill about the drawing room, the men engage in conversation, one gesturing at the other to underscore a point. For nearly 20 years the likenesses of China's communist leaders Mao Tse-tung...
  • The power of naps

    The power of naps
    When is it OK to catch some shut-eye on the job? Workplace snoozing has been the topic of an awful lot of water-cooler jesting lately — at least among those awake enough to remember their conversations. First, there were a rash of reported...
  • Crystal Cruises offers a heaping helping of Serenity

    Crystal Cruises offers a heaping helping of Serenity
    I am not usually fond of routine or habit, preferring the unexpected. However, it's 5:30 p.m. and I am waiting for my butler, Sasha, as I do about this time every day. Sure enough, he raps lightly on my stateroom door, pokes his head in, and with a...
  • Movie review: Inglourious Basterds -- 1 out of 5 stars

    Movie review: Inglourious Basterds -- 1 out of 5 stars
    Hollywood's two most indulged enfant terrible filmmakers have now made the worst two World War II movies of this millennium. With Inglourious Basterds Quentin Tarantino has topped Spike Lee ( Miracle at St. Anna) in awfulness. Tarantino has remade a...
  • 'Inglourious Basterds'

    Hollywood's two most indulged enfant terrible filmmakers have now made the worst two World War II movies of this millennium. With "Inglourious Basterds" Quentin Tarantino has topped Spike Lee ( "Miracle at St. Anna") in awfulness. Tarantino has remade...
  • Study Looks at Napping Habits

    Study Looks at Napping Habits
    If you find yourself fighting the urge to catch 40 winks in the middle of the day, maybe it's time to start snoozing and stop worrying about what your boss will think. You might be surprised by how many of your co-workers will join you. Thirty-four...
  • Alger Hiss -- a case for our time

    Alger Hiss -- a case for our time
    Fifty-eight years ago today, Alger Hiss -- the defendant in an emblematic Cold War prosecution once called "the trial of the century" -- began serving a federal prison sentence for perjury. Until his death in 1996, Hiss maintained that he had never been a...
  • Dan Naddor dies at 53; real estate broker became a top crossword constructor

    Dan Naddor dies at 53; real estate broker became a top crossword constructor
    Dan Naddor, a real estate broker who coped with cancer diagnosed five years ago by learning to construct crossword puzzles that were regularly published in the Los Angeles Times and other newspapers, died Dec. 28 in Newport Beach. He was 53. The cause...
  • Book review: 'The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham' by Selina Hastings

    Book review: 'The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham' by Selina Hastings
    The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham A Biography Selina Hastings Random House: 640 pp., $35 The story of William Somerset Maugham, the stammering young boy who became a doctor and then the world's most famous writer since Dickens, has often been told,...