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  • Stewart O'Nan discusses F. Scott Fitzgerald, Stephen King

    Pittsburgh native and best-selling author Stewart O'Nan started writing professionally with his wife's encouragement and left his career as a Grumman Aerospace Corp. test engineer to pursue his real passion. O'Nan, 54, is an award-winning fiction writer and author of "Last Night at the Lobster," "Snow Angels" and "A Prayer for the Dying." His latest work, "West of Sunset," concentrates on F. Scott Fitzgerald's years in Hollywood as a screenwriter. Fitzgerald's wife, Zelda, was in a mental institution, and his daughter, Scottie, was in boarding school. He was the breadwinner, but his glory days were behind him. O'Nan also has collaborated with horror writer Stephen King.
  • Don't forget The Buck Effect

    Don't forget The Buck Effect
    They're at it again. The naysayers and stat nerds have determined that the Orioles will be unable to defend last year's runaway American League East title and are headed toward the other end of the standings in 2015. The reasoning is all too familiar....

    Cam Perkins rolling with the punches in Philadelphia Phillies system

    Cam Perkins rolling with the punches in Philadelphia Phillies system
    TAMPA, Fla. — Cam Perkins can be seen walking around most days with a smile on his face. The Phillies outfield prospect has needed it the last 10 months or so. After being promoted last summer from Double-A Reading, where he hit .342 in 52...

    Kevin Slowey released by Phillies

    Kevin Slowey released by Phillies
    Kevin Slowey wasn’t thinking about the ramifications of his appearance Monday afternoon in Bradenton before he took the mound, but it proved to be the last chance he had to impress the Phillies enough to earn a┬ároster spot. “I’ve...

    Darin Ruf is not a lock to make Phillies Opening Day roster

    Darin Ruf is not a lock to make Phillies Opening Day roster
    Darin Ruf is one of the players many thought would be a lock to make the Philadelphia Phillies' 2015 Opening Day roster, taking one of the bench spots. The 28-year-old is still somewhat of an unknown because he's never been able to get sustained...