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  • Many pets are given away amid economic downturn

    Many pets are given away amid economic downturn
    The story of this Juliet, an American pit bull terrier, has its share of tragedy. She was kenneled with an Orange County veterinarian because her owner was hit by catastrophic illness. When poor health and medical bills took their toll, the owner sadly...
  • Janet Jackson delays 3 more shows due to illness

    Janet Jackson delays 3 more shows due to illness
    Janet Jackson has postponed three more shows because of an undisclosed illness. Her publicist said in an e-mail late Saturday that Jackson was postponing a Saturday show in Greensboro, N.C., one on Sunday in Atlanta and a third on Tuesday in Fort...
  • 'Therapy' by Sebastian Fitzek

    'Therapy' by Sebastian Fitzek
    In Sebastian Fitzek's wildly implausible but mesmerizing mystery thriller, "Therapy," the fragmented chapters wheel and turn in unpredictable directions, the reader always plunging after a narrator who disappears around the corner. Four years after his...
  • Sam Cohn dies at 79; New York talent agent

    Sam Cohn dies at 79; New York talent agent
    Sam Cohn, a powerful talent agent who dominated New York's talent business during his heyday, has died. He was 79. Cohn, who was at International Creative Management since its inception in 1975 and headed the New York office for nearly 25 years, died...
  • 'Curiosities of Literature: A Feast for Book Lovers'; 'Close Calls With Nonsense: Reading New Poetry'; 'The Whole Five Feet: What the Great Books Taught Me About Life, Death, and Pretty Much Everything Else'

    'Curiosities of Literature: A Feast for Book Lovers'; 'Close Calls With Nonsense: Reading New Poetry'; 'The Whole Five Feet: What the Great Books Taught Me About Life, Death, and Pretty Much Everything Else'
    Curiosities of Literature A Feast for Book Lovers John Sutherland Herman Graf/Skyhorse Publishing: 288 pp., $22.95 This totally silly literary miscellany is "loosely inspired" by Isaac D'Israeli's 1791 bestseller "The Curiosities of Literature." It is...
  • 'Nothing Was the Same' by Kay Redfield Jamison

    'Nothing Was the Same' by Kay Redfield Jamison
    In the prologue to "Nothing Was the Same," Kay Redfield Jamison writes, "It has been said that grief is a kind of madness. I disagree. There is a sanity to grief, in its just proportion of emotion to cause, that madness does not have." Jamison should...
  • Museums observe A Day With(out) Art

    Museums observe A Day With(out) Art
    On Monday, the Greek marble statue of a man playing a harp located in the center of the Prehistoric and Bronze Age Arts gallery at the J. Paul Getty Museum will be cloaked in black cloth. But it's not being prepped to be cleaned. Nor is there...
  • Nancy Spiller gives a reading at Doug Dutton's house

    Nancy Spiller gives a reading at Doug Dutton's house
    Doug Dutton seemed like a boxer, off in the corner preparing for a bout. He fortified himself with a sip of Prosecco and turned to Lise Friedman, who organized readings at his eponymous Brentwood bookstore until it closed in April. "Are we coordinated?"...
  • 'A Dream of Undying Fame' by Louis Breger

    'A Dream of Undying Fame' by Louis Breger
    A Dream of Undying Fame How Freud Betrayed His Mentor and Invented Psychoanalysis Louis Breger Basic Books: 148 pp., $22.95 Psychoanalysis has always been a mixed bag, Louis Breger notes. On the one hand, it has produced valuable insights into...
  • 'The Unnamed' by Joshua Ferris

    'The Unnamed' by Joshua Ferris
    The Unnamed A Novel Joshua Ferris Reagan Arthur/Little, Brown: 314 pp., $24.99 Everyone dies of something dreadful. This knowledge has wormed into every part of our lives -- most strikingly in our marriage ceremonies, in which we vow to love one...
  • Discoveries: 'The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating' by Elisabeth Tova Bailey

    Discoveries: 'The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating' by Elisabeth Tova Bailey
    The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating A True Story Elisabeth Tova Bailey Algonquin: 190 pp., $18.95 We seek metaphors. When we find them in the natural world, we feel better about things, perhaps because we see ourselves as part of something larger. "The...