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Memoirist goes back to his roots with Icelandic tales

Icelanders prize boldness, adventure and self-improvement through working in faraway lands. They call timid souls who never stray far from their birthplaces “heimskur,” which translates as both “homebody” and “stupid.” “A heimskur has never left home and therefore is looked...

Local author puts modern twist on classic tale

When one’s family is plagued and nearly bankrupted by the recently deceased father’s scandal, is it better to stay silent and weather the storm, or go on the offensive to recover and pursue one’s best destiny? Author Lauren Edmondson, who...

Author details effort to save Iraqi interpreters

Retired U.S. Army Col. Steve Miska will discuss his efforts to rescue Iraqi interpreters during the U.S. pullout from that country during a book talk on Sunday, July 18 at 7 p.m. at Clarendon United Methodist Church, 606 North...

Q&A: Chuck Robb surveys his life in new memoir

Former Virginia Gov. and U.S. Sen. Chuck Robb has had – and made – his share of good luck. He earned top honors as a U.S. Marine in training, married a daughter of President Lyndon Johnson, led troops in the...
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Weather concerns nix weekend’s MPAartfest

McLean Project for the Arts has announced cancellation of its Oct. 2 MPAartfest due to pending weather issues. "The decision...
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