Edward Albee, widely considered the foremost American playwright of his generation - whose psychologically astute and piercing dramas explored the contentiousness of intimacy, the gap between self-delusion and truth, and the roiling desperation beneath the facade of contemporary life - died Friday at his home in Montauk, New York.
New York: Edward Albee, widely considered the foremost American playwright of his generation - whose psychologically astute and piercing dramas explored the contentiousness of intimacy, the gap between self-delusion and truth, and the roiling desperation beneath the facade of contemporary life - died Friday at his home in Montauk, New York.
Edward Albee, widely considered the foremost American playwright of his generation, whose psychologically astute and piercing dramas explored the contentiousness of intimacy, the gap between self-delusion and truth and the roiling desperation beneath the facade of contemporary life, died Friday at his home in Montauk, N.Y. He was 88.
Judge Benjamin Kaplan, who as an Army officer helped craft the indictment of the Nazi war criminals who were tried at Nuremberg, and who later became a Harvard law professor and served nine years on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, died Aug. 18 at his home in Cambridge, Mass.
David S. Broder, who skillfully straddled the line between commentary and reportage for more than four decades as a political correspondent and columnist for The Washington Post and who spread his influence on television as a Sunday morning pundit, died on Wednesday in Arlington, Va. He was 81.
Choo Choo Coleman, a catcher for the Mets during their comically dismal early seasons - and a fond, chuckle-inducing memory for Mets fans - died on Monday in Orangeburg, S.C. The cause was cancer, The Associated Press reported, citing a niece who said he was 80, born on Aug. 18, 1935.
Philip Bialowitz, a Polish Jew who escaped Sobibor, a secret Nazi extermination camp, in the aftermath of a dramatic prisoner uprising and bore witness to the horrors of the Holocaust in a powerful memoir and in courtroom testimony, died on Aug. 6 in Delray Beach, Fla. He was 90.
No sense in burying the lede. This week, after more than eight years of lively habitation in one of journalism's more obscure corners, I'm making a final egress, passing on. Starting after Friday's deadline (ha!) I am an ex-obit writer. Here's my legacy. A thousand salutes to the departed, something like that.
John Vaccaro, a theater iconoclast whose avant-garde troupe, known as Playhouse of the Ridiculous, helped establish Off Off Broadway as a source of antic creativity and thumb-in-the-eye subversion of social and artistic conventions, died on Sunday in Manhattan. He was 86. The cause was complications after surgery for an aneurysm, said his sister, Barbara, his only immediate survivor.
LEAD: NAKED, IN HIS WHEELCHAIR, Andre Dubus has another story, this one about a quadriplegic friend who was recently challenged to a bar fight. Barrel-chested, with a gray beard and the weathered red countenance of a man who has both suffered and enjoyed quite a lot, Dubus, 52, is an animated raconteur.
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Selecting a term
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