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  • Book review: 'Patricia Highsmith, Selected Novels and Short Stories'

    Book review: 'Patricia Highsmith, Selected Novels and Short Stories'
    The Texas-born, New York-educated, Europe-dwelling Patricia Highsmith (1921-95), whose genre-bending fiction is hard to pigeonhole, excelled at depicting extreme emotional and psychological states — as demonstrated in "Patricia Highsmith: Selected...
  • Book Review: 'Lee Krasner' by Gail Levin

    Book Review: 'Lee Krasner' by Gail Levin
    Lee Krasner A Biography Gail Levin William Morrow: 532 pp., $30 "I happen to be Mrs. Jackson Pollock, and that's a mouthful. The only thing I haven't had against me was being black. I was a woman, Jewish, a widow, a damn good painter, thank you, and a...
  • Book review: Jules Verne's 'The Secret of Wilhem Storitz'

    Book review: Jules Verne's 'The Secret of Wilhem Storitz'
    There ought to be a law stipulating that well-meaning relatives may not touch the manuscripts left by their loved ones. It traumatizes a book to have its ending Disneyfied, its time period altered by 100 years, its nouns and adjectives translated back and...
  • Universal Studios Orlando: Mazes for Halloween Horror Nights 21

    Universal Studios Orlando: Mazes for Halloween Horror Nights 21
    Universal Studios Orlando will feature eight haunted mazes, six scare zones and two live shows at Halloween Horror Nights 21. > Photos: Halloween Horror Nights 21 at Universal Studios Orlando Universal Orlando's Horror Nights has been voted the best...
  • Get Lit Players bring poetry's emotions to other L.A. teenagers

    Get Lit Players bring poetry's emotions to other L.A. teenagers
    For as long as he can remember, Dario Serrano's life was all screeching tires and echoing gunshots, babies' cries and barking dogs, a symphony, as he puts it, of "hood rats and gangsters," of "vatos vatos and payasos" -- dudes and numskulls, loosely...
  • PASSINGS

    Carlos Manuel Santiago Star infielder in Negro leagues Carlos Manuel Santiago, 82, a star infielder in the Negro baseball leagues during the 1940s, died Sunday of cardiac failure at his home in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, said his son, Carlos Manuel Santiago...
  • Michael Crichton dies at 66; bestselling author of 'Jurassic Park' and other thrillers

    Michael Crichton dies at 66; bestselling author of 'Jurassic Park' and other thrillers
    When Michael Crichton was attending Harvard Medical School in the late 1960s, he had a secret life that he kept hidden from his fellow students: To pay his tuition bills, he began writing paperback thrillers in his spare time under two pseudonyms. He...
  • Tony Hillerman, 83, dies; bestselling mystery author provided insight into the native people and culture of the Southwest

    Tony Hillerman, 83, dies; bestselling mystery author provided insight into the native people and culture of the Southwest
    Bestselling author Tony Hillerman began writing his contemporary mystery novels set in the Navajo region of the Southwest, in part, he once said, because "they have a fascinating religious philosophy and a lot of good values." And, he told Newsweek...
  • PASSINGS: Warren Vanderschuit, Eva Szorenyi, Eric Woolfson, Robert Kendall, Vyacheslav Tikhonov

    PASSINGS: Warren Vanderschuit, Eva Szorenyi, Eric Woolfson, Robert Kendall, Vyacheslav Tikhonov
    Warren Vanderschuit Character actor in many westerns Warren Vanderschuit, 79, a character actor who appeared in the John Wayne film "Rooster Cogburn" and dozens of TV westerns and who had an impressive athletic career as a young man in Los Angeles, died...
  • Robert B. Parker dies at 77; best-selling author of 'Spenser' private-eye novels

    Robert B. Parker dies at 77; best-selling author of 'Spenser' private-eye novels
    Robert B. Parker, the best-selling author whose long-running "Spenser" private-eye novels updated the genre of hard-boiled detective fiction in the 1970s, has died. He was 77. Parker died Monday of a heart attack at his home in Cambridge, Mass., said his...
  • Ring in 2010 with something different: A sherry cocktail

    Ring in 2010 with something different: A sherry cocktail
    Sherry cocktails have come a long way from hot sack posset. A custardy Middle Ages concoction of sherry, milk and eggs, popular first in Britain and then the New World, sack posset eventually gave way to the likes of the 19th century Bamboo, a combination...