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  • The heart and soul of Pablo Neruda

    The heart and soul of Pablo Neruda
    It is said that the takeover of Chile in 1973 by Augusto Pinochet broke the heart of Pablo Neruda, the country's best-known poet. The man who wrote so openly of love and heartache could not bear to see his country in the hands of a military dictator...
  • The best way to Chile

    THE BEST WAY TO SANTIAGO, CHILE From LAX, LAN offers direct service to Santiago, and American, Delta, COPA and LAN offer connecting service (change of plane). Restricted round-trip fares begin at $859, excluding taxes and fees. TurBus, http://www....
  • The life of Pablo Neruda

    The life of Pablo Neruda
    Pablo Neruda Born: July 12, 1904, in Parral, Chile Died: Sept. 23, 1973, Santiago, Chile Awards and honors: Nobel Prize for literature, 1971; Golden Wreath Award, 1972 Life: Often called the "Whitman of the South." Poetry included such works as...
  • Newbery, Caldecott Medals awarded

    Newbery, Caldecott Medals awarded
    The American Library Association announced winners and finalists of their Youth Media awards, including the Newbery and Caldecott Medals, at a ceremony Monday . The Newbery Medal honors a distinguished work of children's literature. The Caldecott Medal...
  • Around & About

    BOOK-SIGNING William O’Daly reads Pablo Neruda — Friday, May 6, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Flintridge Bookstore and Coffeehouse hosts a reading and book-signing event for William O’Daly, poet and translator of nine books by Chilean poet...
  • All Health's Breaking Loose: You say tomato, I say delicious

    For Pablo Neruda, the well-known Chilean poet, food was inspirational. His passion for the taste, texture, color and aroma of good food left us with writings that will make your mouth water. His devotion to food brought him a Nobel Prize and motivated...
  • Isabel Allende viene al sur de Florida a recibir premio en la FIU

    Isabel Allende viene al sur de Florida a recibir premio en la FIU
    La novelista latinoamericana, Isabel Allende, estará la próxima semana en el sur de Florida. Allende, quien vive en Estados Unidos desde 1989 y cuyas 19 novelas han vendido más de 57 millones de copias en 35 idiomas, recibirá un tercer premio Lawrence A....
  • World's top 10 literary cities

    World's top 10 literary cities
    If you're an American hoping to visit one of the world's top 10 literary cities, you'll have to start looking for a plane ticket. Only two American cities made the new list from National Geographic Traveler. Edinburgh, Scotland, tops the list, which is...
  • Review: 'Beautiful Maria of My Soul' by Oscar Hijuelos & 'Say Her Name' by Francisco Goldman

    Review: 'Beautiful Maria of My Soul' by Oscar Hijuelos & 'Say Her Name' by Francisco Goldman
    In "Morning," one of Pablo Neruda's best-known love sonnets, the speaker gushes, "Naked you are blue as a night in Cuba; /You've vines and stars in your hair." In one bold image Neruda expresses his passion for both a woman and a country. Such...
  • New in paperback: Huxley's demons and the grace of Hanif Kureishi

    New in paperback: Huxley's demons and the grace of Hanif Kureishi
    Aldous Huxley: "The Devils of Loudun" (HarperPerennial) In 1643, an entire convent in the small French village of Loudun was apparently possessed by the devil. The convent's charismatic priest was eventually convicted of seducing the nuns in his charge...
  • L.A. Opera and its $32-million Ring

    L.A. Opera and its $32-million Ring
    In Richard Wagner's "The Ring of the Nibelung," a pile of sacred gold and a ring that's fashioned from it are said to confer "measureless might." However, by the fourth scene of the 17-hour-plus opus, a drawback has emerged: A curse gets attached to the...