Hadley Richardson, of course, was not the only woman who grew up in St. Louis who ended up marrying Ernest Hemingway. There was also Pauline Pfeiffer, who wasn't born here but moved here at six and went to high school here. And there was Martha Gellhorn, a talented journalist and wonderful writer ... More >>
www.thisweekontheinternet.comAny writer who's ever had the sweet, sweet assignment of reviewing a movie will tell you that the job ain't as easy as it would seem. It requires a pretty substantial background in film history, technique, and style as well as uncanny ability to gauge what the mainstr ... More >>
St. Martin's PressJohn Heidenry is probably one of the few people who remember the Bobby Greenlease case, though in 1953 it was considered the most audacious kidnapping in American crime history since the Lindbergh baby in 1932.Heidenry, whose resume includes St. Louis magazine and Penthouse Forum a ... More >>
www.michaelpollan.com Michael Pollan's new book, In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto, should be available in bookstores now. I haven't picked up a copy yet -- and I'm a little backed up in my food reading, besides -- but here are two reviews: Janet Maslin of the New York Times offers a rave ... More >>
Groucho Marx returns from the grave in Frank Ferrante's one-man show
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Basic Instinct author crawls up Bill Clinton's pants and hangs on tight