- Obama downplays IRS scandal, blames Obamacare rollout on ‘outdated’ agencies
- Pregnancies decline overall, up among older women
- Pentagon plans to destroy Syrian chemical arms on ship at sea
- Paris Metro issues ‘politeness manual’ to improve passengers’ behavior
- Justin Bieber, crew detained at Australian airport in drug search
- Lee Rigby trial: Muslim who machete-hacked soldier calls it ‘humane’ kill
- GM ending Chevy sales in Europe to focus on Opel and Vauxhall
- Putin’s diplomats to U.S. busted for living high life off $1.5M bilked from Medicaid
- Happy Meal: Couple goes to McDonald’s, leaves with bag packed with cash
- Boehner: It took me 3 to 4 hours to sign up for Obamacare
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An arresting moment occurs 20 pages into Paula McLain's novel "The Paris Wife," a book that is making its way up several best-seller lists. The narrator, Hadley Richardson, recounts "the cold morning in February when a single shot rang through the house. My mother heard it first and snapped awake, knowing instantly what had happened."
'Banned in Boston" is a national catchphrase symbolizing narrowness and intolerance, but probably few know its history. During the 1870s, the wealthier and educated classes of Boston, then considered the most cultured city in the country, began setting up charitable institutions bent on social reform.
Of the making of many books on Ernest Hemingway there is no end. In the nearly 46 years since Hemingway'sdeath, scholars and enthusiasts have published book-length works on everything related to his life and provided inventive interpretations of his novels and short stories.