Pierce J. Flanigan III
Mirroring JonBenet story
New PC runs Mac system for less
Believe it or not, Tiger is human
'Country' keeps faith with Peckinpah, Mailer
John Updike on almost everything: Brilliant, but passion isn't there
'Witches of Eastwick' is bewitching musical
The Big Three
Laptop better for college students
DeLillo takes on the horror of 9/11 and gets to the heart of the matter
A DRINK WITH He's happy to be pouring
Drawing light from concrete and smoke
Shocking violence and mysterious loyalties make for frighteningly believable narrative
Auto country club planned at Exit 22 of Pa. Turnpike Berks County to be site of 45,000-square-foot clubhouse, 3.2-mile track
House & Garden makes a comeback Return: Old-timer in the 'shelter' field is back on the stands after a three-year hiatus. One of its best articles is about the evolution of the picture window.
Better Late Than Ever Books: Like so many other success stories, author Brendan Gill excelled early. But, going strong at 81, he prefers to focus on those who seem more fitted to a big finish.
Finding success writing of failure Unnecessary details: If you leave out all that extraneous rumpus, Martin Amis' life looks pretty good.
At the top of his game Buy me some . . .: For Howard Hart -- and other people who make their living at Camden Yards -- yesterday's Opening Day was New Year's. And if it's a very good year, Mr. Hart will again be the top-earning vendor.
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'Before/After' fizzles into melodrama
Updike uses history: doom at the millennium "In the Beauty of the Lilies," by John Updike. Knopf. 491 pages. $29.95
"The Afterlife and Other Stories," by John...
'Lying in bed,' a literary Rubik's Cube
Writers muse on the creative impulse
'Book of Infidelities' lacks humor, spice
Conference to feature John Updike
New books help you see Palmer up close, or get long view of USGA
The Culture Of Death
THE BEST DEFENSE Once a Maryland hoop star, once a cocaine abuser, John Lucas now gets his high helping others fight drugs
Updike's splendid details point to redemption in ordinary life
Full of politics and power, 'Lived' goes on and on
In celebration of Thurber
The war on drugs can produce political victories but also human casualties
Timely twist makes novel intriguing
'Courage' a pep talk for mothers of boys
A mystery set in 1870's New York
Gary Wills finds the insincerities attendant upon Nixon's passing quite fitting
Barth on Barth: It looks like virtual reality, but plays like comic opera
Love and death in Brazil
'Casablanca' plans could be the start of something ugly
Intriguing film takes a bleak, vivid walk through the 'Naked' city
The arts offer creativity, helpful business tips
What would you do if you could do it without anyone's knowing?
Tired of Tonya? Of course not!
Baltimoreans are in 'Best Poetry '93'
Skin colors Updike's story of love
Asuccessful first novel first words of successful novelists
Early blooms on our literary landscape