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  • Henry Carlisle dies at 84; author, translator helped bring Solzhenitsyn's work to Western audiences

    Henry Carlisle dies at 84; author, translator helped bring Solzhenitsyn's work to Western audiences
    Henry Carlisle, a San Francisco author, translator and former editor who with his wife helped bring two works by Alexander Solzhenitsyn to Western audiences, has died. He was 84. Carlisle died of complications from pneumonia July 11 in San Francisco,...
  • Edwin D. Kilbourne dies at 90; virologist developed flu vaccine

    Edwin D. Kilbourne dies at 90; virologist developed flu vaccine
    Dr. Edwin D. Kilbourne, a virologist who figured out how to manufacture a new influenza vaccine each year and was a principal advisor to the U.S. government on flu, died Feb. 21 in Branford, Conn. He was 90. No cause of death was released. Kilbourne...
  • Holiday gifts: A baker's dozen of great cookbooks

    Holiday gifts: A baker's dozen of great cookbooks
    Fall is the harvest season, right? That's especially true when it comes to cookbooks, which every year arrive in a seasonal flood that puts apples and pears to shame. By some counts, as many as three-fourths of all cookbooks in the United States are...
  • New family therapy for anorexia

    New family therapy for anorexia
    MIAMI - When her parents told her that she had to eat her dinner, Holly Zimmerman burst into hysterical tears and screams. Then, after several hours, the once docile third-grader leaped from her seat and tried to stab them with a fork. "This is a...
  • Moore Scores 41 In Record 89th Straight Win

    Moore Scores 41 In Record 89th Straight Win
    Perhaps it's true that only a scant percentage of the world cares about women's basketball. Maybe even less than that — or so we've heard from the dissenting crowd insulted by the long assault on a legendary men's coach and his team's iconic winning...
  • For Paul Simon, the world is his sound stage

    For Paul Simon, the world is his sound stage
    Two years ago Paul Simon traveled to Kenya with his wife, the singer Edie Brickell, and their three children. The trip wasn't strictly musical: "We went to see the migration of the animals," Simon says. But fans of this Rock and Roll Hall of Famer have...
  • Martha Stewart gets silly with Conan O'Brien, Seth Meyers

    Martha Stewart gets silly with Conan O'Brien, Seth Meyers
    Martha Stewart’s cooking up some comedy with Conan O’Brien and Seth Meyers on “Martha Stewart Presents: Men Who Make Us Laugh” (7 p.m. March 27, Hallmark Channel; *** out of four). Stewart sits down with O'Brien on the set of...
  • Dana Spiotta writes firmly in the moment

    Dana Spiotta writes firmly in the moment
    "Seventies Los Angeles is really not ever very far from my mind, for some weird reason," says author Dana Spiotta, a former Angeleno who now lives in upstate New York. "I just love '70s Los Angeles." The city plays a big part in her latest novel,...
  • Orlando Olympia safety Corian Hamilton still plotting his visits; Rutgers, West Virginia likely stops

    Orlando Olympia safety Corian Hamilton still plotting his visits; Rutgers, West Virginia likely stops
    Olympia High safety Corian Hamilton may not know to which schools he will be taking official visits yet, but he has set a time frame for when he's going to commit to a college. "It'll be a little earlier than (National Signing Day), sometime after the...
  • Legal Challenge Possible From Bridgeport Ballot Shortage

    A judge's decision to extend voting hours to 10 p.m. in Bridgeport led to threats from Republicans that they would challenge the legality of votes cast after 8 p.m. Bridgeport officials ran out of ballots in a number of polling places, forcing an...
  • "Orange Is The New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison" by Piper Kerman

    "Orange Is The New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison" by Piper Kerman
    'Orange Is The New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison' By Piper Kerman Spiegel & Grau, 298 pages, $25.00 In 1998, Piper Kerman was working as a freelance producer in New York City and living a peaceful life with her magazine editor boyfriend, Larry....