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An Idaho resort hotel's verdure is not the wild tumble around W.S. Merwin's beloved Hawaiian home, but disciplined grass and orderly stands of trees. Not, perhaps, the sort of trees Merwin had in mind when he wrote, "On the last day of the world I would...
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Jacket CopyOn July 30, Kevin Morrissey printed a note, gathered his identification and called the Charlottesville, Va., police to report a shooting at the coal tower, a local landmark. When they arrived, it was Morrissey they found dead of a self-inflicted......
Jacket CopyThe Massachusetts-based Small Beer Press has announced that its 2010 planner for writers is coming. The digital version is available now, and those who want to preview the calendar can peek at the month of March. I know some writers......
C. David Heymann, a bestselling biographer whose titillating accounts of famous lives often were criticized as inaccurate or dishonest, including a book on heiress Barbara Hutton that was recalled because of factual disputes, has died. He was 67. Heymann...
Sunken Garden Poetry Festival Kickoff Weekend June 1-3, Hill-Stead Museum, 35 Mountain Road, Farmington, (860) 677-4787, hillstead.org. It would be hard to find a more accomplished living poet in the world today than Richard Wilbur. In addition to...
If conductor Jeffrey Kahane led the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra with even more vim and vigor than usual during last weekend's concert at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, he had good reason. The program of new and familiar music on Saturday, April 21...
Tags: Charles Ives, Duke Ellington, Concerts, Culture, Theater
Risselle "Rikki" Fleisher, a former general counsel to the Maryland Commission on Human Relations who was a legal advocate in civil rights cases, died Tuesday of breast cancer at Stella Maris Hospice. The Bethany Beach, Del., resident was 77. "She wanted...
The 2012-13 Yale Repertory Theatre season will feature three world premieres by Sarah Ruhl, David Adjmi and a collaboration by Bill Camp and Robert Woodruff, based on a Rainer Werner Fassbinder film. Oscar-nominee ("Sideways") and Emmy Award-winner ("...
Here are bankruptcy filings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of South Dakota, for June 22-28, 2011. Individuals can file Chapter 7 petitions (asking that debts be liquidated); Chapter 12 (a simplified reorganization method for farmers and ranchers...
Los Angeles TimesReporting from Maui — We've been batting our way through W.S. Merwin's yard for a couple hours, swatting mosquitoes in the streambed under the dark wet canopy of towering, philodendron-draped mangoes and looking at some 700 species of palm trees,...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesRe-Discoveries An occasional look at classic reissues… The Tree by John Fowles with a new introduction by Barry Lopez (Ecco: 94 pp., $13.99 paper) "The key to my fiction," wrote Fowles in 1979 when this essay was first published, "lies in my...
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George Hitchcock, a poet, painter and UC Santa Cruz emeritus professor whose iconoclastic vision as publisher of the literary magazine "kayak" helped free American poetry from mid-20th century orthodoxies and provided an early forum for such distinguished...
Tags: Journalism, Politics, Periodicals, Raymond Carver, Robert Bly
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