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  • Catching up with shoe designer Tabitha Simmons

    Catching up with shoe designer Tabitha Simmons
    In the four years since establishing her eccentrically-English, namesake shoe line, Tabitha Simmons has earned quite a following. Beyonce loves her striped “Dolly” espadrille lace-ups so much she posted photos of them on Tumblr, while the...
  • Eleanor Catton's 'The Luminaries' wins 2013 Man Booker Prize

    Eleanor Catton's 'The Luminaries' wins 2013 Man Booker Prize
    This post has been updated. Please see note at bottom for details. Eleanor Catton took the 2013 Man Booker Prize for "The Luminaries" at an awards ceremony in London on Tuesday night. At age 28, Catton is the youngest novelist ever to win the...
  • Carolyn Cassady dies at 90; wife of Beat legend Neal Cassady

    Carolyn Cassady dies at 90; wife of Beat legend Neal Cassady
    If proof was needed that opposites attract, the loves of Carolyn Cassady's life would more than make the case. The daughter of a biochemistry professor and an English teacher with strict, Victorian values, she grew up in the 1940s envisioning a...
  • Happy Birthday, P.G. Wodehouse!

    Happy Birthday, P.G. Wodehouse!
    Some people have left such an enduring mark on civilization that we shouldn't wait for jubilees or other milestones to honor their birthdays. Such is P.G. Wodehouse, that great British master of farce, born 132 years ago today. For me, Wodehouse is...
  • Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart on 'No Man's Land,' parallel paths

     Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart on 'No Man's Land,' parallel paths
    BERKELEY — Their Stradivarius voices precede them. Climbing the stairs for an interview following an afternoon rehearsal of their Broadway-bound production of Harold Pinter's "No Man's Land" at Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Ian McKellen and Patrick...
  • Record number of English Premier League players aren't English

    Record number of English Premier League players aren't English
    More than two-thirds of the players who participated in matches on the opening weekend of the English Premier League season were foreign nationals, a figure that represents both a record and a distressing sign for English soccer, according to a survey...
  • David Frost: A self-producing, self-perpetuating brand of his own

    David Frost: A self-producing, self-perpetuating brand of his own
    David Frost, the British interviewer and television personality who died suddenly Saturday on board the ocean liner Queen Elizabeth at the age of 74, had no real American equivalent -- he was something of a cross between Barbara Walters and Dick Cavett,...
  • 2013 Fall Movie Preview complete list

    2013 Fall Movie Preview complete list
    The 2013 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Nov. 1. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. SEPT. 6 36 Saints Two New York City detectives hunt for a serial killer targeting...
  • Bold claims of culture's pull on corporate destiny prove unconvincing

     Bold claims of culture's pull on corporate destiny prove unconvincing
    Does the success of corporate America derive from the "frontier spirit" of the country's earliest settlers? Do the roots of British industry's collapse lie in a sense of lingering national complacency? These are assertions made by Kai Hammerich, a...
  • Helen Mirren plays Queen Elizabeth for dying boy when real monarch can't

    Helen Mirren plays Queen Elizabeth for dying boy when real monarch can't
    Helen Mirren was pretty persuasive playing Queen Elizabeth¬†in “The Queen,” winning the best actress Oscar. But she may just have given an even more compelling performance as the English monarch for a terminally ill 10-year-old boy. Oliver...
  • Stradivarius violin missing for three years is recovered

    Stradivarius violin missing for three years is recovered
    The mystery of a 17th-century Stradivarius violin that was stolen in 2010 has been successfully solved, much to the relief of its owner. British authorities announced this week that the violin and its two bows were recovered with some minor damage at...