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  • Book review: 'As Always, Julia: The Letters of Julia Child and Avis DeVoto' by Joan Reardon

    Book review: 'As Always, Julia: The Letters of Julia Child and Avis DeVoto' by Joan Reardon
    "As Always, Julia: The Letters of Julia Child and Avis DeVoto" Joan Reardon Houghton-Mifflin: 416 pp., $26 In 1952, a middle-aged American woman living in Paris responded to a complaint about the poor quality of American-made kitchen knives by one of...
  • Words & Ideas

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Kim Gottlieb-Walker: The author of " Bob Marley and the Golden Age of Reggae" will present and sign her new photography book. Skylight Books, 1818 N. Vermont Ave., L.A. 5 p.m. Free. (323) 660-1175....
  • Book review: 'I Remember Nothing and Other Reflections' by Nora Ephron

    Book review: 'I Remember Nothing and Other Reflections' by Nora Ephron
    I Remember Nothing and Other Reflections Nora Ephron Alfred A. Knopf: 142 pp., $22.95 It's good to be Nora Ephron. When you're Nora Ephron, you can get Meryl Streep, who once played a fictionalized version of you, to star as Julia Child in your...
  • Book review: 'Irrepressible: The Life and Times of Jessica Mitford' by Leslie Brody

    Book review: 'Irrepressible: The Life and Times of Jessica Mitford' by Leslie Brody
    In their time, the daughters of the second Baron Redesdale, better known as the Mitford sisters, were an industry. Their trade, for the most part, was their mere existence — swanning about British society, leaving scandal and newsprint in their...
  • Miami's cultural transformation

     Miami's cultural transformation
    It's Saturday night, and though a drizzle threatens, the lawn is jammed with children snoozing in strollers, couples sprawling on picnic blankets, teens taking a break from skateboarding. The star appears — not some retread boomer rocker but high-...
  • Julie, Julia and me: Now it can be told

    Julie, Julia and me: Now it can be told
    At a certain point in the wonderful new movie "Julie & Julia," there is a plot twist so shocking the audience gasps. Julia Child does something that seems so totally out of character that even on the way out, people were still shaking their heads. "How...
  • Los Angeles Times Bestsellers

    Los Angeles Times Bestsellers
    Fiction 1. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen ($13.95) 2. The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon ($15.95) 3. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho ($13.95) 4. Divisadero by Michael Ondaatje ($13.95) 5. Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones ($12) 6. No One...
  • 'A Good Talk' by Daniel Menaker

    'A Good Talk' by Daniel Menaker
    Last spring, Wired magazine ran a mini-feature on how to make small talk. The tone was that of a pep talk, the advice poignantly remedial. The overall effect was to make the heart bleed for the presumed social ineptitude of the magazine's tech-savvy...
  • 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...
  • Culture wins one

    LOS ANGELES has a way of plowing under its landmarks. It is a corollary of our enthusiasm for the new and a consequence of our free-spirited capitalism that local institutions are sacrificed to progress. The great old steakhouses have largely faded into...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Santa Barbara filmfest report | Mark Harris on 'Oscar campaign' | Emmys could be live nationwide

     
    • Steve Pond is aces at summing up the goings on so far at the 25th edition of the Santa Barbara filmfest. "Two dozen nominees, with 30 nominations between them, have either already shown up or will participating in the 10-day festival, which began last...