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Christopher Isherwood

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  • Life as Gore Vidal finds it, sans apology

    "I guess there is something wrong with me, Mr. Beckman, because I can't for the life of me see what business it is of anyone else what I do." So says the protagonist of "The Zenner Trophy" -- an exceptionally bright young man about to be expelled from a...
  • GDA Information June 7th

    Jeh Jeh Cabaret Jeh Jeh was live from Virginia Samford Theatre to get a sneal peek of the hit musical "Cabaret," - directed by Melissa Bailey - which will be performed June 8-17th at the theatre. It features a superb script based on the original stories...
  • A Single Man

    A Single Man
    Set in 1962, Colin Firth stars as George - a college professor suffering from the tragic loss of his beloved partner, Jim (Matthew Goode). Finally at his wit's end and full of pain that won't go away, George has decided to end it all, but life keeps...
  • "The Marketplace of Ideas: Reform and Resistance in the American University" by Louis Menand

    "The Marketplace of Ideas: Reform and Resistance in the American University" by Louis Menand
    "The Marketplace of Ideas: Reform and Resistance in the American University" By Louis Menand W. W. Norton & Company, $24.95, 174 pages In "A Single Man" Tom Ford's ethereal adaptation of Christopher Isherwood's 1964 novel, Colin Firth plays an...
  • A glorious sight unseen

    A glorious sight unseen
    The perfectly clipped hedges at Montecito's Val Verde estate still bristle with authority, impossibly long lines of them, not a breach in sight. The 110-year-old camellias haven't stirred from their posts beside a reflecting pool, and the citrus trees are...
  • A Palisades balladeer

    IN one, a poor woman from the west coast of Ireland flies, to the strains of a lonely Celtic melody, to Graceland to pay homage to Elvis Presley. In another, a British soldier wounded in World War II wanders London, recalling the days when he danced to...
  • Anthology, Like L.A., Goes Its Own Way

    Consider it the constant reader's equivalent of the Thomas Guide. Just as few could wade through those hundred pages of ice cream-colored maps and emerge functionally L.A. literate, no one will be able to read "Writing Los Angeles: A Literary Anthology"...
  • Mars in apogee

    Ray Bradbury is the first Los Angeles writer many people read. He's also the first reasonably serious writer -- someone concerned with political and moral themes -- many encounter. His early science-fiction novels and story collections have drawn readers,...