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Special to the Los Angeles TimesA Day in the Life of a Smiling Woman Complete Short Stories Margaret Drabble Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 215 pp., $24 Written over a period of 50 years, these stories reveal a great deal about a writer best known for her novels. Organized...
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Times Television CriticEvery Christmas when I was a child and even as a young adult, I knew which present I would open last. Deep under the tree, covered with fallen needles and those home-made paper ornaments you save for the lowest branches, lay a large box. Originally used...
Jacket CopyMargaret Drabble has a secret. Or at least she had one. No, it isn???t her long fascination with jigsaw puzzles (which she writes about in ???The Pattern in the Carpet,??? which Richard Eder reviewed for us last Sunday) and its......
The Pattern in the Carpet A Personal History With Jigsaws Margaret Drabble Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 368 pp., $25 "These fragments I have shored against my ruins," T.S. Eliot wrote in "The Waste Land." In "The Pattern in the Carpet," Margaret Drabble...
Associated PressChristopher Nolan, an Irish poet and novelist who refused to let cerebral palsy get in the way of his writing, has died. He was 43. Nolan choked on a piece of food Friday at Beaumont Hospital in Dublin, according to a statement from his family in the...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesNO one who has read Margaret Drabble's novel "The Peppered Moth" can doubt her keen interest in science. In fact, Britain's venerable scientific association the Royal Society asked her to help judge its Aventis Science Book Prize in 2003. As she writes in...
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Gore Vidal the novelist's best character is Gore Vidal the essayist. Beside him even Myra Breckenridge seems a pale creation, and this great fat book, chronicling 40 years of the essayist's adventures, is like a lively picaresque novel in reverse. Its...
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