Michael Stewart: It should be possible to find peace in the Middle East ...
This appeal — and it is genuine — simply cannot be bombed away. Nor can it be coaxed or disciplined away with humanitarian aid or tougher treaties and sanctions. The only hope for stability in the region is what André Gide called “the patient labours ...
Past Winners of the Nobel Prize in Literature
New York Times
William Faulkner. Faulkner Gets Nobel Prize; Bertrand Russell Is Honored (PDF). 1948. T. S. Eliot. T. S. Eliot Receives 1948 Nobel Award; Poet Gets Prize in Literature (PDF). 1947. André Gide. Gide Gets Nobel Literature Prize (PDF). 1946. Hermann Hesse.
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General Motors CEO Dan Akerson and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner (GYT'-nur) met for the first time in New York to discuss GM's initial public offering as the automaker waited for approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission to sell the ...
The Woman Who Made James Dean a Star
They were both members of the Actors Studio, but they became close in late 1953, when they were cast in The Immoralist, Ruth and Augustus Goetz's adaptation of Andre Gide's novel. Billy Rose, the show's producer, hired Herman Shumlin to direct.