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  • Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu teams up with father for campaign ad

    One of Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu’s greatest assets in her difficult reelection battle is her family legacy, and a folksy new ad featuring her father shows that she intends to remind voters of her deep political roots.
  • Book review: 'Take One Candle Light a Room'

    Book review: 'Take One Candle Light a Room'
    She's gotta do it: write in the language of the people she knows, filling the pitcher to overflowing. It started with "Aquaboogie," linked stories set in her hometown of Riverside, peopled with her people, perched on the sides of dry river beds, always...

    In Sunday books: There's big trouble down on the bayou in James Lee Burke's "The Glass Rainbow"

    In Sunday books: There's big trouble down on the bayou in James Lee Burke's "The Glass Rainbow"
    The Glass Rainbow A Novel James Lee Burke Simon & Schuster: 434 pp., $25.99 In crafting his novels, James Lee Burke has been nothing if not consistent when it comes to quality. Or to characters and plot. His repeated battles of good versus evil in the...

    A judgmental Randy Newman likes what he sees

    A judgmental Randy Newman likes what he sees
    In his songs, Randy Newman has invented enough characters to stock a season's worth of Broadway musicals. Regretful lovers. Scared school boys. Unreconstructed rednecks. Blissfully smug Angelenos. An oddly contemporary Karl Marx. And, of course, short...

    Book review: 'Inherently Unequal' by Lawrence Goldstone

    Book review: 'Inherently Unequal' by Lawrence Goldstone
    Inherently Unequal The Betrayal of Equal Rights by the Supreme Court, 1865-1903 Lawrence Goldstone Walker & Co.: 242 pp., $26 In the years immediately following the Civil War, America appeared to possess the will and the means to end racial...