Ursula Le Guin sci fi author extraordaire


Authoress Ursula Kroeber Le Guin has passed. She wrote many popular sci-fiction works like city of Illusions or the Left Hand of Darkness. With her very angular chart there was no doubt that Ms. Le Guin would live a long time — she was 88 when she died on January 22, 2018 in Portland, Oregon. She was married to fellow author Charles Le Guin. Her … Continue reading Ursula Le Guin sci fi author extraordaire

Peter J. Powers, Giuliani advocate


Deputy Mayor Peter J. Powers, left, with Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani in 1994. “I never had a brother,” Mr. Giuliani said in an interview this week. “Peter was my brother.” CreditJames Estrin/The New York Times Peter J. Powers, a high school friend whom Rudolph W. Giuliani recruited to impose order on his chaotic novice mayoral campaign and later installed as his even-tempered alter ego to … Continue reading Peter J. Powers, Giuliani advocate