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  • American memorials to the Battle of the Bulge dot the Belgium landscape

    American World War II monuments and memorials are tucked everywhere in eastern Belgium, recalling flash points in the Battle of the Bulge, the last major German assault on the Western Front in World War II. By the time the offensive began, the Allies had...
  • 'Winnie and Wolf' by A.N. Wilson

    Better known as a novelist, British writer A.N. Wilson is also a biographer of such literary figures as Tolstoy and C.S. Lewis. In his latest book, he draws upon both strengths as he conjures up two real-life characters, Adolf Hitler and Winifred (known...
  • A drive to save Tempelhof Airport, base of the Berlin airlift

    Gabriele Leech-Anspach was a young mother with a toddler when Soviet authorities suddenly imposed a blockade on West Berlin in 1948, cutting off all road, train and boat access and leaving 2.2 million Berliners stranded on an island of the new Cold War....
  • A doctor's tale

    A doctor's tale
    April 30, 2008 Any attempt to incorporate Adolf Hitler into a work of fiction is inherently perilous. The historical, political and moral stakes simply are too high to admit even the small authorial misstep. In "1940" -- his first novel in 20 years --...
  • Tom Cruise-Dr. Drew Word War Continues

    TV therapist Dr. Drew Pinsky has apologized to Tom Cruise for remarks he made in a magazine interview. But that hasn't exactly calmed the rhetoric from either side. The background: In an interview with Playboy, Pinsky (VH1's "Celebrity Rehab")...
  • Can secular Turkey survive democracy?

    SECULAR AND LIBERAL Turks have had a rude awakening from years of deep slumber. Kemal Ataturk's heritage is about to be destroyed — not by an invading power but from within, by fellow Turks who yearn for an Islamic state. Ever since Ataturk, Turkey...
  • Tom Cruise Extortionist Receives Probation

    A man who entered a plea agreement in a case regarding a scheme to extort money from Tom Cruise has received probation. Marc Lewis Gittleman, 34, received two years' probation and was fined $3,000 for taking part in a scheme to extort $1.3 million in...
  • Journey of discovery

    Homecoming By Bernhard Schlink Pantheon, 260 pages, $24 A dozen years ago, German-born author Bernhard Schlink jolted European sensibilities with his novel "The Reader," in which a legal historian recounts his teenage affair with an older woman who was...
  • What 'The Daily Show' cut out

    If you're like me, you probably watch Comedy Central's "The Daily Show." If you're like me, you probably also turn to reruns of "Scrubs" or "Seinfeld" when the newsmaker interview comes on. If that's the case, you probably missed me and Jon Stewart...
  • Looking ahead to (next) Oscar season

    IF you think it's too early to start sizing up the 2008 Oscar season, consider that it already began in the fall -- at the Telluride and Toronto international film festivals. That's where small specialty films like Sony Pictures Classics' "The...
  • Lost in translation

    Lost in translation
    By Michael Erard ords are the most familiar part of language, because it's words we're most conscious of learning and forgetting. Only certain words, though. Your word-of-the-day calendar will never list "the" or "but." You boast about knowing French...
  • Nicholson Baker's "Human Smoke"

    By Jeffrey Herf Conventional wisdom among historians asserts that Adolf Hitler started World War II at a time and place of his own choosing to achieve political goals he could not have reached by peaceful means. He did so despite the fact that the great...