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Robert Silvers at the New York Review of Books: 'I feel caught up in this issue and the next.' Photograph: Observer Silvers, centre, with the Paris Review's George Plimpton, right, circa 1966. Classics ) that has put hundreds of wonderful books back
George Plimpton at the Helm of The Paris Review George Plimpton was famous for shaping one of the country's most prestigious literary magazines, all while keeping it fun. The Paris Review 's editor encouraged his young staff and created a relaxed
A renowned poet, author, and civil rights activist , she was known for her heartfelt memoirs, essays, and poems, and had won several Grammy awards for her spoken albums. Many writers have their own rituals, but by all accounts, Dr. Angelou's style
Starring George Plimpton As Himself" (PBS, Friday). "American Masters," that great library of American cultural accomplishment, gives the nod to the late writer, editor, publisher and media personality -- if not exactly the father of "participatory
American Masters' celebrates George Plimpton's well lived life In a world where people expect stunts, it would be easy to dismiss George Plimpton as a trailblazer stuntman...Starring George Plimpton as Himself," airing on PBS' "American Masters"
I hope you've had a splendid week; I'm particularly psyched because my husband and I have lined up our first beach vacation since our daughter was born...Chad Smith and Will Ferrell talk about their upcoming drum battle . - Morrissey has joined
American Masters presents its bio of George Plimpton , the man whose exploits in participatory journalism led to the books Paper Lion (about his tryout for the Detroit Lions) and Out of My League (about his stint pitching to baseball all-stars). He
The Journey Home' looks at China's work raising the animals and then releasing them back into the wild, the 'Frontline' two-part series 'The United States of Secrets' looks at the government's surveillance program, and more top picks.
The CNN presenter, former Daily Mirror editor and well-known exhibitionist Piers Morgan recently suffered a fractured rib after facing a 90mph over from the Australian fast bowler Brett Lee. He wrote up the experience in the Mail on Sunday,
The Harvard Lampoon is Harvard U's humor publication but it has a long legacy of catalyzing the careers of hugely successful comedy writers like Conan O'Brien, B.J...It has even boosted non-comedy writers like George Plimpton and John Updike. So of