They dared to depict a war in progress
'Brokeback' rides away with two Spirit Awards
Feasting With Oscar
Plimpton's 'Capote': The talk never ends
Christmas for nonbelievers: Look to the written word Traditions: Faith and secular good will can be merged to accommodate apparently unresolvable conflict.
Selective 'Memory' guts story Preview: Capote original was a hallmark in made-for-TV movie history. This sugarplum pales.
Another view of Christmas
Higgins' 'Gravity' - will friends recoil?
A distinctive American genius
Essays, at their best, are a miracle of the mind - and Joseph Epstein understands
'Cold Blood': CBS' clear view to a kill Preview: Vivid, if unsettling, images enhance the retelling of Capote's milestone story of a family's murder.
Simply perfect white T-shirts Fashion: They're everywhere: comfortable, uncomplicated, blue-collar, high fashion. They make a statement.
Look away: Dixieland is phony in 'Grass Harp'
DUMBED-DOWN AND DEADLY Current screen criminals can't hold a candle to Hannibal Lecter and his predecessors. Yesterday's brainy bad guys brought an icy intelligence to the evil they did -- today's naughty boys never get beyond Random Violence 101.
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.
The Great American Novel: An aspiration to wave a flag to ...
Today, Might could be right the periodical, that is New: California bimonthly tries hard to be cute, fun and clever. For example: one-sentence CD reviews.
A gimmick worth investigating
Summer films mix the classic with the dumb Previews: The season starts with a splash and departs with a duh.
Pen envy: Seven books nobody else could write Perfections: A critical recitation of incomparable accomplishments.
Baltimore Glassman turns shards into art Shattered: Paul Darmafall sees his boards covered with broken glass as signs to direct a wayward world; dealers call them folk art.
Jurgen Wattenberg, 94, a German U-boat commander...
'Evil' yields plenty of good Read on: Author John Berendt and Savannah, Ga., are basking in the success of his best seller.
The Trials of Dominick Dunne Insider's view: Known as a chronicler of the 'not-so-pretty' side of high society, the novelist and magazine writer brings his own insights to his reports from the O.J. Simpson courtroom.
Lordy lordy lordy 'Eloise' turns 40
The cyber soother
Heartland was a cliche too good to pass on
Some are happy, some are offended as mall stores invade ritzy Manhattan
Maxwell's stories are among the best
Hepburn: That says it all
Even Hepburn can't save this 'Christmas'
Gay and lesbian books becoming more marketable
America's fascination with outlaws vividly drawn in 'Dirty White Boys'
A nightmare look at the 'dream factory'
Charm and beauty and their rewards
Singer Beck has no interest in antihero status MTV would confer on him
Readers' trust is at risk when writers blur nonfiction lines CONSIDER THE SOURCE
'Camelot' made Goulet a star and then a king
From seven writers comes a literary revolution for gay community
Pittsburgh's tribute to its native son opens tomorrow DEVOTED TO WARHOL
'Summer House' has a fine foundation, but one too many stories
This production of Capote works creates its own set of 'Memories'
Nuts over fruitcake
Lois KibbeeActress, director, writerNEW YORK -- Lois...