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  • A trail of deception

    As the sun rose over the Atlantic in the early hours of April 15, 2003, an Ocean City police officer pulled his squad car into the parking lot near the inlet that separates Assateague Island from the carnival rides of the boardwalk. He had been sent there...
  • Film Independent announces lineup for Los Angeles Film Festival

     
    "Magic Mike," Steven Soderbergh's dramatic comedy set in the world of male strippers, will have its world premiere as the closing night program of the Los Angeles Film Festival next month. The film, which stars Matthew McConaughey and Channing Tatum,...
  • The stitching hour

    The stitching hour
    Fashion students get used to pulling all-nighters in the studio as deadlines approach. But heading into the 11th annual Driehaus Awards for Fashion Excellence recently, Maribel Dinwiddie thought she could rest easy, knowing her last loose thread had been...
  • Review: Jim Holt's compelling 'Why Does the World Exist?'

     Review: Jim Holt's compelling 'Why Does the World Exist?'
    -------------------- Why Does the World Exist? An Existential Detective Story Jim Holt Liveright: 310 pp., $27.95 -------------------- "How old is the Universe?" Kurt Vonnegut asked in his 1973 novel "Breakfast of Champions." "It is one half-second...
  • 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,...
  • PASSINGS: Ernesto Sabato, Henry Cooper, Olaf Helmer

    PASSINGS: Ernesto Sabato, Henry Cooper, Olaf Helmer
    Ernesto Sabato Argentine writer presided over probe of rulers Argentine writer Ernesto Sabato, 99, a widely admired intellectual who presided over a probe into the crimes committed by the nation's military rulers, died Saturday of complications from...
  • Music review: Monday Evening Concerts premieres Kurtag's Beckett

     
    Mark Swed reviews the terrifying and cathartic performance of baritone Nicholas Isherwood in the Monday Evening Concerts U.S. premiere of György Kurtág’s “…pas á pas – nulle part....”...
  • Albert Camus died on this day in 1960

     
    When French writer Albert Camus was killed in a car wreck 52 years ago, he was carrying a manuscript that would be published only decades later....
  • Goodness! (Continued)

     
    The conclusion of Who Needs God?, the post by writer, lecturer and broadcaster Kenan Malik that touched off a good discussion here the other day, ought to spark more reflection: I want to finish this talk with French Algerian existential......
  • C'est vrai? Camus was killed by the KGB?

     
    Did the KGB cause the car wreck that killed Albert Camus?...
  • The anti-Valentine's book: 'Great Philosophers Who Failed at Love'

     
    For those who prefer Valentine's Day with a taste of Schadenfreude: the book Great Philosophers Who Failed at Love....
  • The Reading Life: Revisiting 'Mildred Pierce'

     
    Reading Mildred Pierce, book critic David L. Ulin says, proves James M. Cain was not a great hard-boiled novelist but a great novelist period....