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  • Tackling Knut Hamsun

    Tackling Knut Hamsun
    Knut Hamsun Dreamer and Dissenter Ingar Sletten Kolloen Yale University Press: 378 pp., $40 Knut Hamsun The Dark Side of Literary Brilliance Monika {Zcaron}agar University of Washington Press: 344 pp., $30 paper In the spring of 1891, 31-year-...
  • 10 things you might not know about height

    10 things you might not know about height
    2010 is shaping up as The Year of the Tall. The world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, which was designed and built by Chicago firms, opened in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The world's tallest Jesus statue was erected in western Poland. Tennis...
  • Book review: 'Irrepressible: The Life and Times of Jessica Mitford' by Leslie Brody

    Book review: 'Irrepressible: The Life and Times of Jessica Mitford' by Leslie Brody
    In their time, the daughters of the second Baron Redesdale, better known as the Mitford sisters, were an industry. Their trade, for the most part, was their mere existence — swanning about British society, leaving scandal and newsprint in their...
  • 10 things you might not know about blonds

    10 things you might not know about blonds
    A recent British study found that blond women earn more than their brunette or redhead counterparts. Of course, the study was sponsored by Superdrug, a store chain that sells hair products and makes money from hair insecurity. Which shows that when it...
  • Shooting rampage won't stifle political rhetoric

    Shooting rampage won't stifle political rhetoric
    (An earlier version of this column incorrectly stated that George W. Bush would have won the 2000 election under any recount scenario.) Ignore the talk of a partisan cooling-off period following the shooting in Arizona. Political division has become too...
  • Noah Charney's 'Stealing the Mystic Lamb': Book Review

    Noah Charney's 'Stealing the Mystic Lamb': Book Review
    By what measures do we assign "greatness" to artworks? The word of experts? Public acclaim? Monetary value? By these standards, Jan and Hubert van Eyck's "The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb," also known as the Ghent Altarpiece, surely warrants a place in...
  • PASSINGS: Bernd Eichinger, Bruce Gordon, Frank Lieberman, Stanley Frazen, Alan Sloane

    PASSINGS: Bernd Eichinger, Bruce Gordon, Frank Lieberman, Stanley Frazen, Alan Sloane
    Bernd Eichinger Film producer and screenwriter Bernd Eichinger, 61, a successful German film producer and screenwriter whose credits include the Oscar-nominated "Downfall" and "The Baader Meinhof Complex," died Monday night in Los Angeles after...
  • 10 things you might not know about speeches

    10 things you might not know about speeches
    President Barack Obama and speechwriter Cody Keenan, a Chicago native, were praised for the president's address after the Arizona shootings. Next comes Obama's State of the Union speech on Tuesday. Here are 10 things to talk about: 1. Sometimes a long...
  • Hagee regrets hurting Catholic feelings

     
    by Matthew Hay Brown John C. Hagee, the Texas preacher whose endorsement of John McCain has proved something of a mixed blessing, has expressed regret for his comments on the Catholic Church. The three-page letter that Hagee sent Monday to......
  • 'Inglourious Basterds' goes for drama at the Golden Globes

     
    Like lots of Quentin Tarantino flicks, "Inglourious Basterds" has so many outrageous, quirky elements that it could easily qualify in the comedy categories at the Golden Globes, but the Weinstein Co. will opt for drama. Ultimate classification will be...
  • Best performance by Steve Martin as Oscars host

     
    Steve Martin has hosted the Oscars twice in the past — 2003 (honoring films released in 2002) and two years earlier. He did a superb job both times. His shining moment came in 2003 when he singled out Mickey Rooney — who was situated far back in the...