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  • Tablets: Downloadable classic books are in abundance

    Tablets: Downloadable classic books are in abundance
    Let's say you're getting, or giving, a new tablet or an e-reader (iPad, Kobo, Nook or Kindle Fire) for the holidays. Here's an idea for what to do with it: Load it first with free books. Thanks to Project Gutenberg, as well as the cultural gift known as...
  • 'Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams' finds good company in Bob Dylan

    'Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams' finds good company in Bob Dylan
    Singer and songwriter Holly Williams, the granddaughter of country music giant Hank Williams, knew something big was up when Bob Dylan approached her at a gig several years ago and handed her a handful of song lyrics he wanted her to peruse. "He didn't...
  • Movies: The '20s roaring again

    Movies: The '20s roaring again
    Cue the flappers, the fringe, the beads and the bobs. The Roaring '20s are back in fashion — on the runways and on-screen. It started in September at the spring 2012 fashion shows, with Ralph Lauren's "Great Gatsby" gowns, Tory Burch's...
  • Warner Springs Ranch

    Warner Springs Ranch Back in the day, Warner Springs Ranch, a no-frills resort about two hours southeast of Los Angeles, was an escape for the likes of Clark Gable, John Wayne and Charlie Chaplin, who fled here to soak in the legendary mineral pools,...
  • Hot Property: Julianna Margulies' Santa Monica home for sale at $4.5 million

    Hot Property: Julianna Margulies' Santa Monica home for sale at $4.5 million
    Whenever I walk into a hospital emergency room, I still look for Nurse Hathaway -- the one who goes the extra mile for her patients, even when someone who looks like George Clooney is distracting her at the moment. Actress Julianna Margulies may have...
  • 'America America' by Ethan Canin

    'America America' by Ethan Canin
    America America A Novel Ethan Canin Random House: 466 pp., $27 It's refreshing -- and almost quaint -- to see someone try to write a Great American Novel in the 21st century. These days, writers are more apt to pursue the Great American Screenplay...
  • On film, collegians major in life lessons

    College is the great id of American movies. In the early days of film, universities were largely settings for outlandish comic escapades. But since the arrival of the youth culture in the 1960s, college has been a happy home not just for comedy, but for...
  • Harold Pinter, influential playwright and Nobel winner, dies at 78

    Harold Pinter, influential playwright and Nobel winner, dies at 78
    Harold Pinter, the Nobel Prize-winning British playwright who addressed the isolation, fear and brutality of life in an original style that changed the face of 20th century theater, has died. He was 78. Pinter, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for...
  • Edith Carissimi dies at 95; a family pillar of Musso & Frank Grill

    Edith Carissimi dies at 95; a family pillar of Musso & Frank Grill
    Newly divorced from a studio executive, Edith Reich needed a job in the early 1960s. She found one, and her future, at Musso & Frank Grill, Hollywood's oldest restaurant. Hired as a cashier-hostess, she soon married Charles Carissimi, whose family had...
  • Budd Schulberg dies at 95; author of 'What Makes Sammy Run?'

    Budd Schulberg dies at 95; author of 'What Makes Sammy Run?'
    Budd Schulberg, who exposed the dark side of American ambition in his acclaimed Hollywood novel "What Makes Sammy Run?" and won an Academy Award for his screenplay depicting the mob-controlled longshoremen's union in the film classic "On the Waterfront,"...
  • Erich Segal dies at 72; author of 'Love Story'

    Erich Segal dies at 72; author of 'Love Story'
    Erich Segal, a Yale University classics professor whose first novel, the weepy "Love Story," became a pop-culture phenomenon, selling more than 20 million copies in three dozen languages and spawning an iconic catchphrase of the 1970s, died Sunday in...