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  • "Where the God of Love Hangs Out" by Amy Bloom

    "Where the God of Love Hangs Out" by Amy Bloom
    "Where the God of Love Hangs Out" By Amy Bloom Random House, 206 pages, $25 Whether desperate for deep intimacy or innocently seeking the transformative power of love, all of the characters in Amy Bloom’s latest collection have one thing in common:...
  • "Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man" by Bill Clegg

    "Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man" by Bill Clegg
    "Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man" By Bill Clegg Little, Brown & Company; 240 pp.; $23.99 Bill Clegg is proof, if any were needed, that you never can tell what demons lurk behind a polished fa├žade. How did a dashing young literary agent—a nice...
  • "True Stories of False Confessions" edited by Rob Warden and Steven A. Drizin

    "True Stories of False Confessions" edited by Rob Warden and Steven A. Drizin
    "True Stories of False Confessions" Edited by Rob Warden and Steven A. Drizin Northwestern University Press, 514 pages, $27.95 Recent decades have seen more than 100 death row exonerations in the United States, sparking tough questions about how such...
  • Is taking names off the backs of Maryland jerseys a big deal?

    Is taking names off the backs of Maryland jerseys a big deal?
    It didn't take long for new Maryland football coach Randy Edsall to lay down his laws -- and stamp out any individuality -- by telling his players that they weren't allowed to wear do-rags or hats inside the Gossett Football Team House, have their ears...
  • America's hometowns, found in New England

    America's hometowns, found in New England
    It's autumn in New England The days are getting shorter. Wood piles are stacked high. Geese are flying south, and Indian corn is hanging from the door. People in new L.L. Bean flannels stop their cars in the middle of the road snapping pictures or...
  • Alumni travel tours link travelers to school spirit and each other

    Alumni travel tours link travelers to school spirit and each other
    Doug Donnell has traveled with UCLA's alumni tours for more than 15 years. His trips have taken him around Europe "enough times that I don't want to go back," to South Africa, South America, Egypt, Jordan, Fiji, New Zealand, China and Tibet. "When I...
  • Hike, bike and eat your fill of clams on Block Island

    Hike, bike and eat your fill of clams on Block Island
    I am standing atop Clay Head, a 70-foot-high bluff, looking over miles and miles of open ocean on a clear summer morning. It is an ideal way to greet a day that will include hiking, biking, birding, skimming stones and eating my weight in fried clams. And...
  • State tourism offices

    States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262...
  • 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...