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A seanachie is a traveling storyteller, and Frank Delaney comes close to being the real thing. In his strangely moving novel, “Ireland,” the American writer from the south of the green island tells of the Storyteller, the last of a fabled...
Change of SubjectThe source of merriment on the left: The revelation that Delaware Republican U.S. Senate nominee and tea party darling Christine O'Donnell "dabbled into witchcraft" in her youth. The best gag: A suggestion that "Yes, Wiccan" should be her new campaign.......
Hispanosphere - Orlando SentinelGuest Writer: Raúl Ramos y Sánchez Ramos y Sánchez is a marketing executive, editor of MyImmigrationStory.com, and the award-winning author of the novels «America Libre» and «House Divided». You can visit his...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesIt's autumn in New England The days are getting shorter. Wood piles are stacked high. Geese are flying south, and Indian corn is hanging from the door. People in new L.L. Bean flannels stop their cars in the middle of the road snapping pictures or...
William A. Rusher, a leading theorist and organizer of the modern conservative movement who helped William F. Buckley Jr. build the National Review into one of the American right's most influential journals, died Saturday at a retirement home in San...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesOn the surface, Garry Wills' "Outside Looking In: Adventures of an Observer" is an account of how a bookish young writer came to know a lot of famous people as a Zelig-like character amid glittering stars of political, journalistic and even operatic...
David F. Nolan, whose disgruntlement with conventional politics — especially President Nixon's imposition of wage and price controls in 1971 — drove him to launch the Libertarian Party with a small group of friends, has died. He was 66. Nolan...
Tags: Texas, John McCain, Republican Party, California, Maryland
Merriam-Webster defines memoir as a "narrative composed from personal experience." It may encompass the entirety of a person's life, or only a portion of it. This sets it apart from a traditional autobiography, which is usually a chronological account...
Tags: Texas, New York, Robert Mapplethorpe, Arkansas, Music
Special to the Tribune"The Privileges: A Novel" By Jonathan Dee Random House 272 pages, $25 The late Mrs. William F. Buckley Jr.—that splendid, long-reigning demigoddess of New York social life-- would have had little patience for Adam and Cynthia Morey, the charmed and...
Helen Chaplin, a sprightly senior executive at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel for more than 40 years who won the hearts of European royalty, heads of state, political pundits and A-list celebrities by attending to their whims as guests, has died. She...
Opinion L.A.It's not clear what precipitated this convergence, but the opinion pages of the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times and the Washington Post all devoted space last weekend to op-eds ruminating on contemporary conservatism. For those who missed this odd...
Jacket CopyIt is said that when Proust was 13, he answered an English-language questionnaire, and at age 20 another one in French. These were kind of a parlor game, which he eventually popularized, asking guests and acquaintances about heroes and fears......
Jan 5, 2011 |Story| Winchester Sun
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