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A Bookies Delight

There's this friend of mine, let's call him Harpo, who's on a streak of bad luck Jimmy the Greek wouldn't

Hiss Returns to Law School; Talks About Nixon, McCarthy

Alger Hiss returned last night to his alma mater, the Law School, to talk about the McCarthy are, but somehow

Two Marathon Stories

This would undoubtedly be a better account of the Boston Marathon if there were space to tell the story of

Runners Come East to Marathon Mecca

The Boston Marathon faces a population explosion today as a record field of over 3000 qualified runners and countless unofficial

From a Son's Point of View

T HE CROP OF biographies appearing in bookstores recently has been grim, glutted with post-Watergate tales of sin, the Fall,

Towards an Objective Hiss Story?

There is a certain irony that in America's bicentennial year almost as much ink has been spilled over Joe McCarthy

Muddled ghosts

A NTHONY BURGESS' latest novel is the modern literary equivalent of a grotesque medieval woodcut by Hans Holbein the Younger.

It's a Family Affair

On Sundays, before church, as my father knotted his tie and put his cuff-links on, we would crowd around his

Flanders Fields

Saturday's NCAA Division One Lacrosse Championship--a 16-13 overtime win for upstart Cornell over Maryland--proved a few things: 1) Whenever there