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  • Gabriel Vahanian dies at 85; key figure in 'God Is Dead' movement

    Gabriel Vahanian dies at 85; key figure in 'God Is Dead' movement
    Despite a provocative title, Gabriel Vahanian's book "The Death of God" caused no public stir when it was published in 1961. By the middle of the decade, however, a massive upheaval was underway in American society and Vahanian, a little-known Syracuse...
  • Judith Wallerstein dies at 90; psychologist was described by Time magazine as the 'godmother of the backlash against divorce'

    Judith Wallerstein dies at 90; psychologist was described by Time magazine as the 'godmother of the backlash against divorce'
    In 1970, preschool teachers asked Marin County psychologist Judith Wallerstein how to deal with a rash of children who couldn't sleep, cried constantly or were too aggressive with playmates. The common denominator, the teachers said, was that the...
  • Grammar rules worth breaking

    Grammar rules worth breaking
    Lest you get the idea that language lovers are a bunch of rule-following prigs, we bring you a special "Grammarians Gone Wild" edition of Words Work. A person can only trip over the spellings of "leisure" and "weird" and "seize" so many times before a...
  • Making the most of a tedious bus ride

    Making the most of a tedious bus ride
    Your daughter spends 45 minutes each way on the bus to middle school. Is there a way for her to minimize the boredom? Parent advice (from our panel of staff contributors) Books. Really good ones. Maybe agree to buy her extra ones if she reads a certain...
  • Time for bed? Depends who you ask

    Time for bed? Depends who you ask
    Too bad the sandman exists only in fable. A quick sprinkle of his magic dust would make bedtime so much easier for parents, especially when stay-up-late summer gives way to the go-to-bed-early school year. "Summer sleep patterns are understandably...
  • Grammar tics of the Founding Fathers

    Grammar tics of the Founding Fathers
    The third most popular Independence Day activity—after watching fireworks (No. 1) and sweating (No. 2)—is feigning smug alarm at the stupidity of our fellow Americans, according to a recent poll. OK, not an actual poll. But that's beside...
  • Is it an earthquake, or simply a shock?

    Is it an earthquake, or simply a shock?
    Whatever its literary merits, “Fifty Shades of Grey” can take credit for a few things. The phenomenal best-seller has brought kinky erotica out from under the covers and into the mainstream. It has provided comedians and parodists with ripe...
  • The reluctant author

     The reluctant author
    Marc Maron is nothing if not perceptive about his own tics, as his Twitter feed will attest. “My Jewish stomach doesn't like Korean food,” he posted recently, and then asked: “Racist?” Both profoundly insecure and deeply ambitious,...
  • A willing accomplice

    A willing accomplice
    David Ellis is an attorney in serious need of a continuance. Not that he's unprepared to face any judge or jury he might come up against; he goes through as many barrels of midnight oil as anyone on the Chicago bar. But sipping black coffee last week at a...
  • Occasionally atrocious

    Occasionally atrocious
    Every writer -- even the great ones -- suffers rejection. Several years ago, The Missouri Review went digging in the Alfred A. Knopf archives and retrieved a collection of in-house readers' reports documenting the publisher's rejection of several...
  • Librarians were kids once, too

    Librarians were kids once, too
    "From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler" by E.L. Konigsburg Every child fantasizes about running away from home to teach his or her parents a lesson. One summer, 12-year-old Claudia showed me exactly how it could be done, in comfort and...