Author Oksana Marafioti's new memoir, American Gypsy (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), is two success stories in one: one of an immigrant making her way in America, the other of a Gypsy.
At 15, Marafioti moved from her native Moscow to Los Angeles. In Russia, she'd endured discrimination (including tau ... More >>
His schools, the Concord English Language Center and the International College For English Studies, had registered way more students than they had room for, leading authorities to suspect Behzad "Ben" Zaman was up to something fishy.
Indeed, the 52-year-old from Beverly Hills was sentenced t ... More >>