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January 4, 2010

Vol.202 / No.1
Books
James T. KeaneJanuary 04, 2010

Sections of John Irving's new novel are a triumph of storytelling, as if the author is shouting: Look, ma, no hands!

Signs Of the Times

" Hell on Wheels A Brooklyn neighborhood recently witnessed the installation of a dedicated bicycle lane to protect two-wheeled commuters and recreational cyclists. Conflict ensued when the local Hasidic community complained that in addition to disobeying traffic laws, the immodestly clad cyclists w

Signs Of the Times
January 04, 2010

A critical factor will be the doctors' evaluation concerning the woman's mental state and whether or not she was "of sound mind."

Columns
Maryann Cusimano LoveJanuary 04, 2010

The number of environmental refugees is growing quickly.

Television
Terrance KleinJanuary 04, 2010

The three lead characters on "Men of a Certain Age" aren’t buffoons, the role that middle age men play in most sitcoms.

Signs Of the Times
January 04, 2010

The convicted killer of Sister Dorothy Stang, a missionary to Brazil from the United States, withdrew his request for a new trial on Dec. 9.

The Word
Barbara E. ReidJanuary 04, 2010

The Baptism of the Lord (C), Jan. 10, 2010