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  • Obamacare: the 2,300-page monstrosity

    Obamacare: the 2,300-page monstrosity
    The most important six hours of recent American history will start to unfold on Monday. That day, the Supreme Court begins three days of oral argument on the legal challenge to President Barack Obama's health care reform law ("Obamacare"). The Court's...
  • Obamacare: the 2,300-page monstrosity

    The most important six hours of recent American history will start to unfold on Monday. That day, the Supreme Court begins three days of oral argument on the legal challenge to President Barack Obama's health care reform law ("Obamacare"). The Court's...
  • 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...
  • Book review: 'By Nightfall' by Michael Cunningham

    Book review: 'By Nightfall' by Michael Cunningham
    By Nightfall A Novel Michael Cunningham Farrar, Straus and Giroux 238 pp., $25 Revolving around Peter and Rebecca Harris — fortysomething aesthetes in Manhattan's SoHo, he an art dealer and she the editor of an independent art journal —...
  • Christa Wolf dies at 82; celebrated German writer

    Christa Wolf dies at 82; celebrated German writer
    Christa Wolf, one of Germany's most celebrated writers for her depictions of life in the former communist East, but who was later damaged by revelations she collaborated with its secret police, has died. She was 82. Wolf died Thursday in Berlin,...
  • Video/Q&A: 'Project X' stars Thomas Mann, Jonathan Daniel Brown and Oliver Cooper

    Video/Q&A: 'Project X' stars Thomas Mann, Jonathan Daniel Brown and Oliver Cooper
    “Project X” puts you right in the center of the action—in this case, what may be the biggest onscreen party of all time. Or to put it another way, says “Project X” co-star Jonathan Daniel Brown, the movie has an “anti-...
  • Book news: Salman Rushdie, tattoos, and Thomas Mann on Hollywood

     
    How the controversy over Salman Rushdie looked in Jaipur, the continued health of Politics & Prose, Jackie Collins' letterhead, and what Thomas Mann wrote about Los Angeles....
  • Happy birthday, Gabriel Garcia Marquez!

     
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez turns 84 today. Celebrate and read his interview with Japanese film director Akira Kurosawa....
  • Goldberg: Voter apathy isn't a crime

    Goldberg: Voter apathy isn't a crime
    It's a sure sign someone is losing when he demands that the rules be changed. That might explain the renewed interest in making voting mandatory. Peter Orszag, President Obama's former budget director and now a vice chairman at Citigroup, recently...
  • German author Christa Wolf has died

     
    Christa Wolf, a significant voice in German literature, has died....
  • Linda Ronstadt remembers Kenny Edwards: 'A beacon to me'

     
    Linda Ronstadt spoke with me Thursday, generously sharing many memories of guitarist-singer-songwriter-producer Kenny Edwards, who died Wednesday at age 64. Edwards was a founder of the Stone Poneys, the band with whom Ronstadt first surfaced nationally...
  • Theater review: ‘Tales From Hollywood’ at the Odyssey Theatre

     
    Bertolt Brecht, Heinrich and Thomas Mann, and their expatriate literary cohorts may have chalked up a hit or two in Europe, but did they have what it takes to make it in Tinseltown? The story of how talented writers fleeing......