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  • 'The Harvard Psychedelic Club' by Don Lattin

    'The Harvard Psychedelic Club' by Don Lattin
    The Patience Stone Atiq Rahimi Translated from the French by Polly McLean Other Press: 160 pp., $16.95 Books have many incarnations. Some come back as plays or movies. If they have questionable karma, they come back as paperback remainders or Saturday...
  • 'Stories Done: Writings on the 1960s and Its Discontents' by Mikal Gilmore

    'Stories Done: Writings on the 1960s and Its Discontents' by Mikal Gilmore
    The revolution -- the one that took place in the 1960s -- was in fact televised. The music, the antiwar movement, the drug culture and the social upheaval of the era became major benefactors of the first wave of saturation media coverage. To the...
  • Dennis Hopper dies at 74; actor directed counterculture classic 'Easy Rider'

    Dennis Hopper dies at 74; actor directed counterculture classic 'Easy Rider'
    Dennis Hopper, the maverick director and costar of the landmark 1969 counterculture film classic "Easy Rider" whose drug- and alcohol-fueled reputation as a Hollywood bad boy preceded his return to sobriety and a career resurgence in the films " Hoosiers"...
  • Old enough to know better

    Old enough to know better
    It's a lovely irony: Gertrude Baines, 114, the world's oldest person, lives in L.A., the world's most youth-obsessed city. It's like finding a vintage Ferrari in a parking lot full of Yugos. During the 20th century, we added almost three decades to the...
  • Years apart, lovers reconnect

    NICHOLAS DELBANCO is admirably prolific. He has written 16 books of fiction and edited seven others, including anthologies of writing by winners of the Hopwood Awards, which he oversees at the University of Michigan. And he has written seven nonfiction...
  • Idyllic ranch, illicit past

    Idyllic ranch, illicit past
    Rancho del Rio is a property with a past. On 187 chaparral-covered acres deep in the hills of southeast Orange County, the ranch features a modest 1930s-era Spanish hacienda, numerous guest rooms with antique mahogany doors, a small vineyard, a well-...
  • "A Blue Hand" by Deborah Baker

    By Wendy Smith nyone familiar with "In Extremis," her Pulitzer Prize-nominated biography of poet Laura Riding, knows Deborah Baker has little interest in conventional lives or conventional narrative. Her new book, "A Blue Hand," which mostly follows...
  • Salvia divinorum, an old psychedelic drug with new appeal

    It's been almost 50 years since a generation of young people were urged to "turn on and tune out" with the aid of psychedelic drugs. But at least one hallucinogenic drug remains legal and widely available -- and it's become popular with today's teenagers....
  • Hollywood liberals under fire: The Polanski debate gets political

     
    It was surely only a matter of time. The noisy partisan divide that seems to infect everything in America today -- from what health care plan you want to what car you drive -- has surfaced again. As soon as......
  • David Colker promoted to assistant business editor

     
    Here is a memo from Business Editor John Corrigan to the staff regarding the promotion of business reporter David Colker: Over the years we’ve relied on David Colker for brightly written takes on everything from Bratz dolls to discount caskets.......
  • Whoa dude, it's the Grateful Dead with Washington and Lincoln

     
    Dennis Larkins can be forgiven his feeling of déjà-vu, as he strolls through the new Grateful Dead exhibit at the New York Historical Society. Thirty years ago, he and Peter Barsotti created an iconic poster for the band’s 1980 shows......