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LA Times MagazineThe reigning monarch of England’s storied past tells tales on his beloved Downton Abbey...
Tribune NewspapersI used to have a rural fantasy. Then I started reading the Jack Reacher novels. True, plane rides are now less painful thanks to Lee Child's rough-and-tough hero, a former U.S. Army MP — but I'll never again be able to drive along the lonelier...
Show Tracker"Downton Abbey" wins the outstanding TV movie or miniseries Emmy....
British film hyphenate Julian Fellowes, 61, who won an original screenplay Oscar for "Gosford Park," returns to early 20th century England for the script of his latest TV drama, "Downton Abbey." The four-episode series about life on a great country...
Los Angeles TimesThe works of man are many and wondrous, but if I had to pick one that most completely embodies the concept of the sublime, it probably would be the autumnal view from the terrace of Venice's Gritti Palace, across the Grand Canal, to the great church of...
OXFORD, England -- Cue the college choir. Roll the "Brideshead Revisited" footage. Lay out the strawberries and clotted cream. And let me begin by saying, ahem, that it's a rich experience, reflecting upon one's days at Oxford. The morning sun through...
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Jacket CopyAmazon.com now has exclusive rights to sell the e-book versions of some of the best-known titles from top literary authors Philip Roth, Norman Mailer, Vladimir Nabokov, John Updike and more. In an announcement late Wednesday -- shortly after midnight...
Oxford Revisited Justin Cartwright Bloomsbury: 222 pp., $18 Travel writing is a category filled with subsets and divisions, but there are two principal modes. The first is that of discovery -- a voyager sets out to find a place that he or she has never...
John Mortimer, a British lawyer and writer who created the character Horace Rumpole, a disheveled barrister memorably featured in the popular television series "Rumpole of the Bailey," died Friday at his home in Oxfordshire, England. He was 85. The cause...
Special to The TimesIN "The Same Man: George Orwell and Evelyn Waugh in Love and War," David Lebedoff has pulled off a literary feat. It isn't possible to find two 20th century literary peers who, at first glance, seem more different in ambition, temperament and subject...
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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterJune 25, 2008 Emotionally, William Butler Yeats was a 19th century man, and so his famous dictum that the creative soul must seek "perfection in the life or in the work" once seemed not only practical but also wise. What would the arch-poet have made,...
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There's a book I don't remember well, though I can remember precisely where I found it in my elementary school library -- three yards to the right of the door, in the middle of the third shelf from the floor. I was, and remain, a compulsive reader. Back...
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