Alexandra Clancy, wife of suspense-fiction titan Tom Clancy, has purchased a 1,627-square-foot Upper East Side condo for $3.25 million, according to city deed-transfer records.
“Alexandra Clancy, individually, bought the apartment to replace a smaller one that she had sold earlier in the year,” wrote a spokesperson via e-mail. “Mrs. Clancy has family in New Read More
David Bowie, the grandfather of glam-rock, and his wife, the supermodel Iman, have bought a 64-acre mountain in a secluded area outside the onetime rock mecca of Woodstock, N.Y. Iman and Mr. Bowie fell in love with the property, known as Little Tonche Mountain, when he laid down the tracks for his latest album, Heathen Read More
Phil Alden Robinson’s The Sum of All Fears , from a screenplay by Paul Attanasio and Daniel Pyne, based on the novel by Tom Clancy, achieves a greater measure of authenticity than any action film in recent memory thanks to the full cooperation of the Defense Department and the C.I.A. Of course, Mr. Clancy could Read More
Already crazed with fear and paranoia after the life-altering damage of 9/11, Americans now have a new reason to panic. The Sum of All Fears , a blistering thriller about terrorism in which a nuclear device blows up the city of Baltimore, will most likely scare the living daylights out of everybody who sees it. Read More
Tom Clancy said the September terrorist attacks were a doomsday scenario he couldn’t have written himself. But he wasn’t researching his next novel when he toured Ground Zero for the January/February issue of Book magazine; he was just taking note of the transformation the city had undergone in the wake of the attacks.
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The pressure cooker that is the annual Frankfurt Book Fair-9,600 companies from 106 countries in 184,000 square meters of crisp German convention center-reached its boiling point around 2 P.M. on Day 3 of the weeklong event. Alberto Vitale, chief executive of Random House Inc., was trying to add yet more meetings to those already scheduled Read More