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  • Sondheim, Roth condemn imprisonment of Egyptian writer 
    Updated: May-09-16 1:57 pm

    NEW YORK - Woody Allen, Philip Roth and Stephen Sondheim are among more than 120 authors, artists and journalists calling for the Egyptian government to drop charges against Ahmed Naji, who's serving a two-year sentence for the sexual content in his novel "The Use of Life."

  • Daniel Aaron, groundbreaking scholar, dead at 103 
    Updated: May-03-16 3:15 pm

    NEW YORK - Daniel Aaron, a founding scholar and ambassador of American studies who explored and explained his country through books, essays and diplomatic missions and helped preserve the literary canon as the first president of the Library of America, has died.