| Mar 7, 2012
| 7:29 PM
Our daughters, Sabine and Simone, were riveted to the television. As each starlet walked the red carpet on Oscar Night we were breathless, watching the beautiful gowns worn by the gorgeous women of Hollywood.
We sat waiting to learn the origins of...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 6:54 PM
It's impossible to measure how many lives John Arnold touched, or how many people he reached out to, or how much food he put on the tables of hungry families.
The former executive director of Feeding America died Sunday after a six-year battle with...
| Jul 24, 2007
| 8:27 AM
Autograph sessions will be conducted right after the morning practice. Players and coaches will sign autographs for 20 minutes on two different scheduled dates during training camp. Please see the scheudle below for autograph session dates. All session...
| Jul 12, 2008
It all sounds so familiar: a foreign war, an unpopular president, high-minded vows to spread democracy abroad and a dubious law to restrict liberties at home. Add to that scenario vast inequalities in wealth, high Immigration rates, scant regard for...
| Jan 11, 2009
FOR THE RECORD:
Evolutionist: In the Calendar section on Jan. 11, a photo caption with the review of the book "Banquet at Delmonico's" mentioned Charles Darwin and his fellow evolutionist, Herbert Spencer, but did not make clear...
| Jan 3, 2010
Bill Powell, the first African American to build, own and operate a golf course, died Thursday at Aultman Hospital in Canton, Ohio, following complications from a stroke. He was 93.
"Bill Powell will forever be one of golf's most unforgettable American...
| Aug 9, 2009
Where do you begin with Michael Moorcock? His career and background range as far and wide as his characters do across the multiverse. Novelist, short story writer, editor (of New Worlds and other publications), journalist, musician -- and, in the case...
| Aug 9, 2009
Sometime late last year -- I don't remember when, exactly -- I noticed I was having trouble sitting down to read. That's a problem if you do what I do, but it's an even bigger problem if you're the kind of person I am. Since I discovered reading, I've...
| Mar 28, 2010
The Shaking Woman
Or a History of My Nerves
Henry Holt: 224 pp., $23
The shaking began 2 1/2 years after her father died. Siri Hustvedt was giving a talk at the university where he taught in the town in which she had spent a piece of her...
| Nov 29, 2009
The Boy Who
Harnessed the Wind
and Bryan Mealer
William Morrow: 348 pp., $25.99
William Kamkwamba grew up in Malawi, the son of a maize and tobacco farmer. Their house had no electricity or plumbing. In William's village, high costs...
| May 16, 2010
Soho: 350 pp., $25
Although the film "The Hurt Locker" earned the industry's highest awards, some critics said that the movie was so riddled with inaccuracies that it could not be taken seriously. The film's...
| Jan 20, 2008
Since its inception in the early 20th century, neuroscience has taught us a tremendous amount about the brain.
Our sensations have been reduced to a set of specific circuits. The mind has been imaged as it thinks about itself, with every thought...