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24 Frames"Snow White and the Huntsman" star Kristen Stewart, who has long said she loves "East of Eden," wants a new film version of the John Steinbeck classic. KStew made the comments in an interview with Garrett Hedlund, her costar in "On the Road."...
Jacket CopyFrance's highest literary prize, the Prix Goncourt, was awarded to first-time novelist Alexis Jenni for his book "L'Art Français de la Guerre" (The French Art of War)....
Pop & HissOld schoolâ€™s in session as Snoop Dogg, Wu-Tang Clan and A Tribe Called Quest party likes itâ€™s 1993 at San Bernardinoâ€™s hip-hop hoedown. For a large swath of its audience, hip-hopâ€™s center of gravity will always stay moored in 1993......
Jacket CopyLately people have been asking me with excitement what apps I've got on my iPhone, and I shrug and change the subject. It's a phone, it plays music, it gives me directions, it lets me e-mail from as many accounts......
Culture MonsterThe FaurĂ© Quartett -- which made its Los Angeles debut Saturday night in the ornate, domed Doheny Mansion at Mount St. Maryâ€™s College â€“ came across as four serious, scholarly seeming Germans doing their thing and doing it extremely well.......
Culture MonsterThe end of the first complete cycle of Achim Freyerâ€™s staging of the â€śRingâ€ť for the Los Angeles Opera left me simultaneously energized and exhausted late Sunday night, as though I had just undergone intense hours of dreaming without the......
Culture MonsterElaine Stritch celebrates her 85th birthday Tuesday night at the CafĂ© Carlyle. Itâ€™s the final performance of her cabaret show, â€śAt Home at the Carlyle: Elaine Stritch Singinâ€™ Sondheim... One Song at a Time,â€ť and Stephen Sondheim (or rather Mr.......
Jacket CopyWhat do Charlotte BrontĂ«, Marcel Proust and Charles Darwin have in common? They were all hypochondriacs, according to Irish author Brian Dillon. In our pages today, Heller McAlpin reviews "The Hypochondriacs: Nine Tormented Lives"; the book, she writes:...
Earlier this year, when Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a 100-book required reading list for his compatriots, it provoked anxiety, rekindling memories of Soviet-era censorship. The furor underscored an important point: that literature plays a...
Baltimore Sun reporterNOTE: This is a 2007 story from The Baltimore Sun's archives. Andy Griffith, 81 a week from tomorrow, confides that "when my wife, Cindy, and I go someplace, and I don't want to be recognized, she says, 'Don't talk!'" Hearing him boom across the phone...
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With Mother’s Day on the horizon, it was an early gift for many of author Anna Quindlen’s fans as she communed with her Chicago peeps in these early days of a national book tour for her newly published memoir, “Lots of Candles, Plenty of...
Our story Our Sulzer Regional Library Great Books Discussion Group has been meeting for more than 30 years. Annually, we pick a theme to guide our book selections and discussions. This year's theme is morality. Last year we read books dealing with...
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