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  • Hitler's chemists chased Auschwitz profits

    A sweet stench filled the site in occupied Poland where chemical-maker I.G. Farbenindustrie AG was building a factory to feed Nazi leader Adolf Hitler's tanks and bombers with synthetic rubber and fuel during World War II. Amid the hammering, barking...
  • Cultural capitals of Europe

    The newly anointed Cultural Capitals of Europe for 2009 are Linz, Austria, and Vilnius, Lithuania, both a bit off the continent's prime tourist paths. Separated by the Czech Republic and Poland, these central and northern European cities are near...
  • 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")...
  • "The Steel Wave," by Jeff Shaara

    Drama? It was the greatest seaborne invasion in history. A beguiling plot? The 20th Century offers no more stirring a story than the Allied landings at Normandy in 1944. Mystery? The British, Canadian and American troops were kept in the dark for much...
  • 'The Spies of Warsaw,' by Alan Furst

    During the war years in the Balkans, on those chilly nights when you counted your blessings if you had a portable generator that provided enough light to read by, Alan Furst's spy novels offered pleasant diversion for many a foreign correspondent. Furst,...
  • Cruel summer

    In the Light of You By Nathan Singer Bleak House, $24.95 This visceral coming-of-age tale about 16-year-old lost boy Mikal Fanon is, on the surface, a straightforward and unapologetically brutal novel about the destruction that indoctrinated hate sows....
  • "Intercourse," by Robert Olen Butler

    No serious writer in America works with a lighter touch than Robert Olen Butler. That sure hand, guided by a potent creative intelligence, saves books like "Tabloid Dreams" (1996), inspired by supermarket weekly headlines, from mere whimsy. Butler...
  • The Scientist's Mind Expands, And So Do His Experiments. But On The Verge Of A Breakthrough, His Curiosity Evaporates. Opportunity Escapes.

    Jerry Yang is thinking hard about the contents of a Styrofoam cooler inside his lab, while outside the window a couple of revelers at Cornell University are jump-starting their Saturday night. The cooler sits in a refrigerator at the end of several...