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Post Mortem: July 6, 2008 - July 12, 2008

Natural Wonders

In his Salon.com column this week, Garrison Keillor describes dropping in recently on an old friend in Chicago -- old in both senses of the word. His friend is 96, "but with all his faculties intact, which makes him a natural wonder you could exhibit on the carnival circuit for...

By Joe Holley  |  July 10, 2008; 2:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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The Tragedy of Tom Disch

I was out of the office Monday when Michael Dirda, the Post's longtime book critic, sent me an e-mail about the death of Thomas M. Disch. He had known Disch very well and had commissioned him to write dozens of reviews for the Post's Book World over the years. As...

By Matt Schudel  |  July 9, 2008; 4:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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