Topic: George Plimpton
Former All-Pro defensive lineman Alex Karras passed away on Wednesday. He played for the NFL's Detroit Lions, then went on to an acting career.
This anthology of short stories from The Paris Review – selected by 20 contemporary authors – includes some deeply pleasurable discoveries.
The life of Joshua Slocum – first man to sail solo around the world – makes for a rich seafaring yarn.
10/22/2010 07:05 am