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  • Baltimore Grand Prix had better be worth the hassle

    Baltimore Grand Prix had better be worth the hassle
    For years, Baltimore has been a city divided on east-west lines. East Baltimore political organizations vie with those in West Baltimore. The city's high schools have spirited crosstown rivalries, such as Dunbar and Douglass. Loyalties on the college...
  • This Sunday: The smartest person in the room and 'Cuckoo's Nest'

     
    Sunday's book reviews include a Margaret Fuller biography ("The Lives of Margaret Fuller") and a look at Ken Kesey's "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" 50 years after its publication....
  • New York Fashion Week Fall 2012: Band of Outsiders

     
    "Go West, young man," the bit of Manifest Destiny advice attributed to Horace Greeley, seemed to be resonating with Band of Outsiders creative director Scott Sternberg whose collection headed due West -- and jogged South across the border -- for......
  • No thanks, James

    No thanks, James
    By Richard Rayner "Ulysses" (Vintage: $17 paper) is the description of a single day, June 16, 1904, a day in the mingled lives of characters walking, talking, dreaming, eating, drinking, mourning and climaxing their way through the hours of an average...
  • 'Cheerful Money: Me, My Family, and the Last Days of Wasp Splendor' by Tad Friend

    'Cheerful Money: Me, My Family, and the Last Days of Wasp Splendor' by Tad Friend
    Tad Friend's "Cheerful Money: Me, My Family, and the Last Days of Wasp Splendor" is a memoir of growing up in the once unassailable American ruling class -- and of a long personal struggle to shed some of the emotional baggage such a lineage conferred....
  • 'The Thoreau You Don't Know' by Robert Sullivan

    'The Thoreau You Don't Know' by Robert Sullivan
    The Thoreau You Don't Know What the Prophet of Environmentalism Really Meant Robert Sullivan Collins: 368 pp., $25.99 Robert Sullivan, to his great amusement, has often been called a nature writer, in spite of the fact that he has written about a New...
  • One among many

    Ann Eliza Young, known popularly as the 19th wife of Brigham Young, not only divorced the Mormon prophet but stumped the country campaigning against polygamy. In her acidic memoir and critique of plural marriage, "Wife No. 19, or the Story of a Life in...
  • Tribune endorsement: Barack Obama for president

    Tribune endorsement: Barack Obama for president
    However this election turns out, it will dramatically advance America's slow progress toward equality and inclusion. It took Abraham Lincoln's extraordinary courage in the Civil War to get us here. It took an epic battle to secure women the right to vote....
  • Joseph Medill buys the Chicago Tribune

    The little newspaper on Clark Street was certainly no great prize. Neither, in the eyes of Joseph Meharry Medill, was Chicago, which he viewed as a "quagmire on the lake." The 32-year-old crusading editor of the Cleveland Morning Leader could not be...
  • The colors of Copper Country

    The distinguished gentleman was standing a few yards south of what remains the largest mine hoist ever built, the steam-powered hoist at the shuttered Quincy Mine. The hoist, designed to carry rocks and men, is, to swipe a label from Esquire, a dubious...
  • Troubles in the heartland

    Troubles in the heartland
    Bleeding Kansas By Sara Paretsky Putnam, 431 pages, $25.95 In "Bleeding Kansas," Sara Paretsky trades the mean streets of Chicago -- the primary setting for her 12 acclaimed novels featuring private eye V.I. Warshawski -- for the mean fields of Kansas'...
  • Obama, like Lincoln, ditches ideology

     
    by Frank James Liberal supporters of President-elect Barack Obama's who thought he was one of them should ready themselves, for they are about to be Greeleyed. Horace Greeley, for those who don't or remember know their history, was the stridently......