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  • Book review: 'Franklin and Eleanor' by Hazel Rowley

    Book review: 'Franklin and Eleanor' by Hazel Rowley
    The relationship of Eleanor and Franklin Delano Roosevelt has fascinated observers ever since they married. Friends and relatives were surprised in 1905 by the wedding of a handsome, flirtatious, fun-loving mama's boy to his serious-minded cousin, who did not share his zest for outdoor recreation or cocktails and was no great beauty either. Their affinities were more obvious during Franklin's political career, particularly his 12-year tenure in the White House, when Eleanor became the nation's most activist and controversial but ultimately beloved first lady. Yet even then, with Eleanor famous for relentlessly intruding on her husband's moments of relaxation to press him about thorny political matters, it was often difficult to understand the bond between such different people. After Eleanor's death in 1962, as revelations came to light about his extramarital romances and her intimate friendships with several younger men and at least one woman, it became clear that the Roosevelt marriage was even more unconventional than contemporaries had realized. The mystery of why it worked remained.
  • PASSINGS: Betty Sarah Wouk, Hazel Rowley

    Betty Sarah Wouk Wife and agent of 'Caine Mutiny' author Betty Sarah Wouk, 90, the wife and literary agent of bestselling writer Herman Wouk, died March 17 at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs after suffering a stroke, said Suzanne Stein of...

    Fine line

     
    Sexual tension is a wonderful thing, but it has gotten to the point that when a show debuts with two single attractive people of the opposite sex (and occasionally the same sex) in the same workplace/dramatic mileu, at least part...

    Suu Kyi to accept her Nobel in person; others didn't [Video]

     
    Aung San Suu Kyi was to give her Nobel Peace Prize lecture on Saturday in Oslo, 21 years after she got the award. Suu Kyi had long feared leaving Myanmar because she didn’t know if its military junta would let her return. The video above shows her...

    Pithy posters for writers

     
    Quotes by authors are brought to life in a witty poster series by artist Evan Robertson, currently for sale on Etsy.