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James T. Keane is a senior editor at America.
In All Things
James T. Keane
An interesting essay in Slate Magazine discusses a lawsuit that nbsp the reclusive nbsp J D Salinger is bringing against an author attempting to publish what is essentially an unauthorized sequel to Salinger rsquo s famous 1951 novel Catcher in the Rye nbsp Some snippets from the article nbsp
In All Things
James T. Keane
I know it rsquo s been a few weeks since America rsquo s centennial celebration but interested readers can go here to listen to an interview with ldquo JustLove rdquo a program on The Catholic Channel about our first century of Catholic journalism nbsp Be patient it takes some time to load
In All Things
James T. Keane
Who has the stature to bring together a crowd of talented performers so diverse as to include Bruce Springsteen Dave Matthews Joan Baez Dar Williams Emmylou Harris Kris Kristofferson Michael Franti Tom Morello Arlo Guthrie Roger McGuinn Steve Earle dozens more of the shining lights of Ame
In All Things
James T. Keane
Subscribers can read nbsp our editorial in America online here but here s a few snippets in advance The clouds roll with thunder the House of the Lord shall be built throughout the earth and these frogs sit in their marsh and croak mdash lsquo We are the only Christians rsquo rdquo So wrote
In All Things
James T. Keane
A half-century of warfare against the split infinitive the misplaced modifier the obfuscation of plain language and even the gratuitous use of a serial comma was recognized earlier this month as various media outlets celebrated the 50th anniversary of Strunk and White the venerable writing guid
In All Things
James T. Keane
From today s Los Angeles Times a story about a college student who has taped Planned Parenthood employees in various states suggesting she lie about her or her boyfriend s age after she posed as a 13-year-old seeking an abortion Journalists nbsp might note the absurd linguistic hoops the Times cop
In All Things
James T. Keane
While today we celebrate our own planetary home with Earth Day the Philadelphia Inquirer s Faye Flam nbsp reports from a nbsp meeting in England that scientists have discovered the most Earth-like world yet orbiting a star 21 light-years away nbsp Previous discoveries or inferences since de
In All Things
James T. Keane
Today marks the hundredth anniversary of America s first issue on April 17 1909 nbsp To celebrate a century of weekly Catholic journalism the editors and staff of America are inviting all friends of the magazine I suppose foes are invited too to a special Mass of Thanksgiving to be held
In All Things
James T. Keane
Archived coverage of the installation of Timothy Dolan as Archbishop of New York is available here on NY1 nbsp America associate editor Matt Malone S J was part of the broadcasting team for the mass in St Patrick s Cathedral America associate editor Joseph O Hare S J nbsp also offered
In All Things
James T. Keane
The bishop of Lincoln Nebraska Fabian W Bruskewitz nbsp weighed in last week on the controversy over the University of Notre Dame inviting the President to speak at this year s commencement ceremony nbsp Why is he writing nbsp Because Fr Jenkins CSC the president of Notre Dame has som