Warren Adler, 91, ‘The War of the Roses’ author

Warren Adler, 91, ‘The War of the Roses’ author

Warren Adler, a late-blooming novelist who wrote “The War of the Roses,” a best-selling dark comedy, and the basis of a hit movie, about the nightmarish deterioration of a marriage, died April 15 at his home in Manhattan. He was 91. His son
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A nice cup of tea in the Regency? Not always

A nice cup of tea in the Regency? Not always

Tea drinking was universal in Regency Britain. It had reached the poor and could not be dislodged as part of their diet. William Cobbett hated it because of the waste of the working mans time, the profits it brought to the East India
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Edward Gorey Wore the Weirdest, Wackiest Jewels

Edward Gorey Wore the Weirdest, Wackiest Jewels

In November of 2018, the most aptly named biography to ever exist was published: Born to Be Posthumous: The Eccentric Life and Mysterious Genius of Edward Gorey. Written by Mark Dery, it covers with great detail the macabre and bizarre author Edward Gorey.
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