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Los Angeles TimesSince her death on Aug. 5, 1962, hundreds of books about Marilyn Monroe have been published by various writers, ranging from famous names such as Norman Mailer, Gloria Steinem and Joyce Carol Oates, to people who worked with her on movie sets. With so...
Tribune NewspapersA funny thing happens when a retired journalist brings his 20-plus years of word craft to fiction writing — namely, the birth of a 12-year-old boy named Max, whose angles are shaped by David Foster Wallace, Norman Mailer and the author himself,...
Liz Smith"I DON'T understand personal salvation. It seems to me a vain idea," wrote the late playwright Lillian Hellman. Hmmm. Something else to ponder. Want to read a really interesting book? Try "A Difficult Woman" by Alice Kessler-Harris, all about the...
VarietyProducer David Sonenberg has begun work on a legit musical version of "When We Were Kings," the Oscar-winning 1996 doc about the Rumble in the Jungle, the 1974 boxing match in Zaire between George Foreman and Muhammad Ali. Score for the tuner will...
People Who Eat Darkness The True Story of a Young Woman Who Vanished From the Streets of Tokyo — and the Evil That Swallowed Her Up Richard Lloyd Parry FSG Originals: 464 pp., $16 paper Americans have an advantage in reading "People Who Eat...
Tags: Justice System, England, Etan Patz, Japan, British Airways Plc
Liz Smith"JUST KEEP not taking yourself too seriously. And just remember to go get a hamburger!" That was Liza Minnelli talking to the Wall Street Journal the other day. The "hamburger" reference comes from something her mother told her, when Liza arrived home...
He had already been proclaimed "the Picasso of children's books" by Time magazine when Maurice Sendak, then in his 30s, wrote and illustrated "Where the Wild Things Are," a dark fantasy that became one of the 10 bestselling children's books of all time....
Tags: Libraries, Cartoons, Theater, People (magazine), Carole King
Jacket CopyA look at T.C. Boyle's papers that were in his basement but worth big money to the Ransom Center at the University of Texas....
Barney Rosset, the renegade founder of Grove Press who fought groundbreaking legal battles against censorship and introduced American readers to such provocative writers as Harold Pinter, Samuel Beckett, Eugene Ionesco and Jean Genet, died Tuesday in...
All The RageMichael Bastian's fall and winter 2012 collection was inspired by the extra man -- a.k.a. the escort or walker. The result is a dressy, dapper and ultra-luxe wardrobe for the man about town....
Special to Tribune NewspapersThe suite at the Hotel Bel-Air where Bert Stern photographed Marilyn Monroe for her famous "Last Sitting" in 1962 no longer exists. It is now part of the elegant La Prairie Spa — rather apropos, as the often difficult star was well known for...
Tribune NewspapersWhen architect and design firm owner Steve Kadlec was asked recently whether bookshelves were becoming obsolete in the iPad age, he wisecracked: "Who reads books? We buy them for pretty!" He was only half-joking. With digital competition, hardcover books...
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