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  • Philip Seymour Hoffman dies: Eight unforgettable roles

    The death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman in an apparent drug overdose Sunday leaves behind a diverse and impressive body of work cut tragically short. From his pornographer turn in "Boogie Nights" to his Oscar-decorated turn as Truman Capote to his...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman dead at 46: 'We are devastated'

    Philip Seymour Hoffman dead at 46: 'We are devastated'
    Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Academy Award-winning actor,  was found dead of an apparent drug overdose inside his New York apartment on Sunday, New York police said. The “Capote” actor, 46, was discovered by a business associate at 11:30 a.m....
  • Muere actor Philip Seymour Hoffman

    Muere actor Philip Seymour Hoffman
    Philip Seymour Hoffman, ganador del Óscar por “Capote” y uno de los actores más prestigiosos del cine estadounidense, fue hallado hoy muerto en un apartamento de Nueva York a los 46 años, víctima aparentemente de una sobredosis. El cadáver...
  • 3 alternative Christmas tales from 3 literary greats

    3 alternative Christmas tales from 3 literary greats
    To get in the Christmas spirit, you might want to read a good piece of literature,  something beyond “Twas the Night Before Christmas.”  In the spirit of giving, we've found three stories from three great writers of the 20th century that...
  • Daniel Radcliffe to Star in 'Brooklyn Bridge'

    LONDON -- Daniel Radcliffe is to star in "Brooklyn Bridge," which will be scripted and directed by Douglas McGrath ("Emma"). Goldcrest will finance and sell international rights to the pic, which will be introduced to distributors at the European Film...
  • Barnaby Conrad Jr. dies at 90; bullfighter, artist, saloonkeeper founded Santa Barbara Writers Conference

    When Barnaby Conrad was nearly killed in a 1958 bullfight, his celebrity pals were buzzing about it at Sardi's in New York. "Did you hear about poor Barnaby?" Eva Gabor asked Noel Coward in her thick Hungarian accent. "He was terribly gored in Spain."...
  • Memories that bind

    Memories that bind
    Books often play a big role in people's holiday memories. Some of us receive a gift book that becomes a cherished memento or starts us on a lifelong love of reading. Or a family reads a certain book each year as part of their holiday traditions. We...
  • NaNoWriMo puts a novel idea to the test

    NaNoWriMo puts a novel idea to the test
    That's not writing, that's typing. Truman Capote said that about Jack Kerouac's “On the Road,” and right now, I'd be happy with typing. I could do worse. Heck, I'm already doing worse. My novel is a pathetic mess. I've been hearing about...
  • First editions: A rare present

    First editions: A rare present
    Never mind the Morlocks. For a book lover, the most chilling scene in the 1960 screen adaptation of "The Time Machine" is the one in which the Time Traveler is taken to the decrepit library of the Eloi race. "I can learn all I want about you from books,"...
  • Ring Lardner's work on display in 'Stories & Other Writings'

    Ring Lardner's work on display in 'Stories & Other Writings'
    “Dying is easy; comedy is hard,” British actor Edmund Kean is said to have observed as he lay on his deathbed. Harder still is dissecting why something makes us laugh. And hardest yet might be parsing the genius of a humorist such as Ring...
  • Lake Forest Place Book Club

    Lake Forest Place Book Club
    One thing to know about our book club We are the Lake Forest Place Book Club, and we are all residents of the continuing care retirement home here. Our members range in age by 25 years and have lived in 21 states and five foreign countries, which adds...