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  • Off The Shelf: How I inhabit the Earth

    Off The Shelf: How I inhabit the Earth
    Back when my knees could handle it, my friend Kitty and I used to meet at the bottom of Fern Dell Drive and hike up above the Griffith Park Observatory to Dante's Peak. From there, on a smog-free day, we could see all the way to the Pacific on one side...
  • 'The National Parks: America's Best Idea' by Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns

    'The National Parks: America's Best Idea' by Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns
    Ours is a house divided -- not by red and blue states but by something more essential: our relationship to what's wild. Should we leave it alone? Cherish it and make sure it lasts? Or continue to wall it up, fence it off and take shiny things from it so...
  • The critics: 5 new titles worth checking out

    The critics: 5 new titles worth checking out
    CRITICISM IN AMERICAN CULTURE: New releases Here are five titles that put the lie to the notion that criticism is a dying art. Corn Flakes With John Lennon And Other Tales from a Rock 'n' Roll Life Robert Hilburn Rodale: 280 pp., $24.99 Hilburn,...
  • Chicagoland book club: The Chicago Bookers

    Chicagoland book club: The Chicago Bookers
    One thing to know about your book club: Our book club evolved from a one-woman photography show by one of the founders. She asked if we might want to gather informally once a month to discuss books. Six original members led to our current 10 who have been...
  • The Western sage

    The California writer Wallace Stegner is well known to readers for novels such as "Angle of Repose" and "Crossing to Safety." But Stegner had another dimension, as an advocate for a literary West -- especially the West of mountains and desert and big...
  • Stephen Elliott is an open book in 'The Adderall Diaries'

    Stephen Elliott is an open book in 'The Adderall Diaries'
    Stephen Elliott started playing around with drugs at 10 and ran away from home when he was 13. He spent most of his teens in and out of group homes; as an adult, he stripped at gay bars for a year while shooting heroin. It came to a crashing conclusion...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: Wentworth Miller guest stars on 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.'

     
    PROTECT AND SERVE: A police officer (Wentworth Miller) helps a woman (Jennifer Ferrin) in trouble and gets roped into investigating a serial rape case on 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,' at 9 p.m. TV Listings First time here? Enter......
  • Wallace Stegner's widow, Mary, dies at 99 [Updated]

     
    Mary Stegner, the widow of writer Wallace Stegner, died on Saturday. She was 99. The couple was married for almost 60 years, from 1934 until 1993, when Wallace Stegner died after being injured in a car crash. Closely associated with......
  • 'Westways' cover art at the Pasadena Museum of California Art

     
    In 1926 Touring Topics (the predecessor to Westways), the magazine of the Automobile Club of Southern California, was changing directions. The editors shifted gears from a solely automobile-related publication, expanding their focus to regional culture...