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  • 'Koestler' by Michael Scammell

    'Koestler' by Michael Scammell
    Koestler The Literary and Political Odyssey of a Twentieth-Century Skeptic Michael Scammell Random House: 694 pp., $35 It is clear in Michael Scammell's comprehensive biography that Arthur Koestler was an exceedingly difficult and troubled man....
  • 2007 Ardales Tempranillo 'Tierra de Castilla'

    2007 Ardales Tempranillo 'Tierra de Castilla'
    There's nothing I don't like about this Tempranillo from a bodega founded just over a decade ago by a group of Spanish wine lovers. What a beauty for less than $15. It's ripe and luscious with soft tannins, a taste of cherries and a youthful lilt of...
  • L.A. is on display at the big European art fair ARCOmadrid

    L.A. is on display at the big European art fair ARCOmadrid
    During its 29-year history, Spain's ARCOmadrid has grown to become not only Europe's largest art fair but also a magnet for the contemporary art world's elite. Every winter, top gallerists, deep-pocketed collectors, museum bigwigs and artists -- not to...
  • Filipino food: Off the menu

    Filipino food: Off the menu
    André Guerrero grew up eating Filipino food, but you'll find few traces of it on his menu at the Oinkster, and none at all at his new Marché L.A. Nor will you find Filipino food on the menus at Providence, Pizzeria Mozza or Church & State, all prominent...
  • Miguel Delibes dies at 89; award-winning Spanish novelist

    Miguel Delibes dies at 89; award-winning Spanish novelist
    Miguel Delibes, an acclaimed and prolific novelist whose work featured gritty depictions of rural life in post-civil war Spain and psychological analyses of characters facing turning points, died Friday. He was 89. Delibes, who had been fighting colon...
  • The Aztecs, through old-world eyes

    The Aztecs, through old-world eyes
    A 1,200-pound stone head of an Aztec moon goddess has moved into the Getty Villa. So have life-size statues of a warrior adorned with eagle feathers, a duck-billed wind god and a demon known as the Lord of Death. Made between 1440 and 1521 and on loan...
  • 'The Sacred Made Real' at National Gallery

    'The Sacred Made Real' at National Gallery
    Any tourist quickly senses something different in the churches of Spain. Unlike the pure idealized figures of Christ in most of the rest of Europe, those of Spain seem to bleed. The skins show bruising, the eyes droop in anguish, the feet gnarl in pain....
  • Wine of the Week: 2007 Bodegas Volver Tempranillo

    Wine of the Week: 2007 Bodegas Volver Tempranillo
    2007 Bodegas Volver Tempranillo I've been invited to a paella fest this weekend at a friend's house and I'll be toting a few bottles of this wine from the Castilla-La Mancha region deep in Spain. The 2007 Volver "La Mancha" is bold and beautiful, tasting...
  • 5. SPAIN, Group H

    5. SPAIN, Group H
  • Straddling the old world and the new in 'The Farthest Home Is in an Empire of Fire'

    Straddling the old world and the new in 'The Farthest Home Is in an Empire of Fire'
    The Farthest Home Is in an Empire of Fire A Tejano Elegy John Phillip Santos Viking: 280 pp., $25.95 John Phillip Santos went in search of his Mexican father's indigenous roots in his 1999 National Book Award finalist, "Places Left Unfinished at the...
  • The Review: La Vida

    The Review: La Vida
    It wasn't that long ago that I dreaded checking out the latest Hollywood restaurant-slash-lounge. Why? Because, if you managed to get past the inevitable velvet rope and be seated at a table, the food was usually so bad you left hungry — at 2 in the...