This newsletter was sent to everyone on Jim’s email list (4,088) on Friday, March 16, 2018. Hi, [FIRST NAME GOES HERE] Lots of readers have reacted to lots of different things in previous newsletters, and I include many of those reactions in this week’s missive. I have said this many times: I love hearing from you on • Read More »
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A new biography of Agatha ChristieMarch 16, 2018 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: journalism, Women writers and journalists, writers, writing.
Despite her worldwide fame and gigantic audiences, her life was as mysterious as one of her books. Now a new biography is available to American readers (it has been available to British readers for a while), and the book is getting rave reviews.
A portrait of Jackie Kennedy as a teenager, and then a lawsuit; then there’s a new biographyFebruary 28, 2018 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: books, history, journalism.
A portrait of Jacqueline Bouvier Lee, a.k.a. Jackie Kennedy, depicting her as a teenager, has appeared in a Long Island art gallery and has sparked a federal lawsuit brought by some of her relatives. The relatives say it is stolen. The art gallery owner says it is not and that he has doubts that the • Read More »