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  • Book review: 'The Angel Esmeralda: Nine Stories' by Don DeLillo

    Book review: 'The Angel Esmeralda: Nine Stories' by Don DeLillo
    It's impossible not to get a sense of déjà vu reading "The Angel Esmeralda," the first book of short stories in Don DeLillo's 40-year career. The themes here are echoes — of one another, yes, but even more, of the issues that have defined DeLillo'...
  • Do out-of-date travel books have any use for more modern journeys?

    Do out-of-date travel books have any use for more modern journeys?
    It's time for the travel two-step: First, deciding where in the world you'd like to go for your summer vacation. Second, finding the perfect travel guide to accompany you. I've been known to stand in a bookstore aisle for long agonizing stretches, reading...
  • 'Timon' of a galaxy far, far away ...

    In Chicago Shakespeare Theater's new rethinking of Shakespeare's "Timon of Athens," the venerable London stage actor Ian McDiarmid plays Timon, "a psychological mess," the actor says, "a British lord in America, rich from birth and generous with money,...
  • No laughs but plenty of relevance in 'The Trojan Women'

    No laughs but plenty of relevance in 'The Trojan Women'
    Now is the summer of our discontent. If you'd like a little theatrical relief from all that's ailing America's body politic, Anne Bogart and SITI Company are probably not your ticket. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Tragedian's name: The...
  • Robbers steal priceless artifacts from Greek museum; Minister quits

     
    Armed robbers steal dozens of priceless artifacts from a museum in Ancient Olympia in Greece, the birthplace of the Olympic Games. The robbers overpowered the sole night guard on duty, raising questions about the cash-strapped Greek state's ability to...
  • Greek conservative leader Samaras fails to form coalition

     
    Upping the chances of a new election next month, Greece’s conservative leader Antonis Samaras said Monday he had failed to find a coalition partner to form a new government....
  • Greeks to go to polls May 6; could complicate economic recovery

     
    Greeks will go to the polls May 6, the prime minister announced Wednesday. The election will be a hard-fought race whose uncertain outcome could deepen Europe's debt crisis as Greeks grow weary of ever-harsher austerity measures....
  • Large majority of investors takes up Greece's bond-swap offer, helping Athens avoid default

     
    More than 85% of private holders of Greek debt agree to participate in a bond-swap scheme to relieve Athens' staggering load of public debt. The deal will allow Greece to secure a second international bailout and avoid imminent default....
  • Left-wing Greek leader gives up on forming a government

     
    Greece's Alexis Tsipras of the leftist Syriza party gave up Wednesday on forming a government. Tsipras had pledged to tear up the country's bailout agreements with its international creditors....
  • Greek politicians still struggling to form government

     
    Greeks politicians struggled Wednesday to find common ground to form a new government after Sunday's election. The radical left leader, Alex Tsipras, has been meeting with other party chiefs to try to come to an agreement on a government....
  • Greece to hold new election on June 17

     
    Voters will go to the polls for the second time in two months in Greece on June 17. The repeat round follows an inconclusive election May 6 that left no party in overall control, heightening fears that Greece will default on its debt and leave the...