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  • The orgy of literary treasures bought at Sotheby's auction

    The orgy of literary treasures bought at Sotheby's auction
    Hold on to your hats: Things are about to get hot around here. Hot, that is, for people who love books, who covet literary rarities and whose pulses race at the thought of holding a first edition of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" in their very...
  • Ringo Starr writing 'Octopus's Garden' as a kids book

    Ringo Starr writing 'Octopus's Garden' as a kids book
    Ringo Starr was never known as a songwriting Beatle -- that honor went to John Lennon and Paul McCartney first, with George Harrison far behind. And far behind that was drummer Ringo. But now Starr, born Richard Starkey, is writing a children's book...
  • What's that on your swim trunks? Oh, the Paris Review. Of course.

    Writers of literary fiction are not typically known for their fashion sense, but maybe they can learn. Or maybe the fashionable can be turned onto literary fiction, given the opportunity. Enter Barney's. It has paired the Orlebar Brown clothing line...
  • Kate Bosworth, Kirsten Dunst party with Proenza Schouler in L.A.

    Kate Bosworth, Kirsten Dunst party with Proenza Schouler in L.A.
    Kirsten Dunst, Kate Bosworth, Rashida Jones, Gia Coppola, Angela Lindvall, Samantha and Victoria Traina and other lovelies came out to fete Proenza Schouler and wearing Proenza Schouler, at a dinner party Thursday night in a private home on Mulholland...
  • Haussner's

    (1926-1999) Haussner's was certainly admired for its cuisine, which combined traditional German specialties like Wiener schnitzel a la Holstein with Mid-Atlantic fare such as crab cakes and terrapin stew. And people still dream about the dessert...
  • Jodie Foster hopes to make contact with a buyer

    Jodie Foster hopes to make contact with a buyer
    Hoping to make contact with a buyer Academy Award-winning actress Jodie Foster has listed a home in Hollywood Hills West for $6.399 million. The Spanish-style house, built in 1935, features a step-down living room with a cathedral ceiling, a screening...
  • Monet painting fetches $30.8 million in auction bidding battle

    Monet painting fetches $30.8 million in auction bidding battle
    A painting by Claude Monet fetched $30.8 million at a Sotheby's auction in London on Wednesday after a bidding battle jacked up the selling price of the work. The auction of Impressionist and Modern art brought in a total of $165.9 million. Monet's...
  • Paul Revere Williams homes on the market

    Paul Revere Williams homes on the market
    You don't have to be a celebrity to buy a Paul Revere Williams-designed house, but many generations of them have. Among those who have lived in his homes are actors Marlon Brando, David Carradine and Lon Chaney, actresses Zsa Zsa Gabor, Anne Heche and...
  • Evidence reveals 'Elementary' star wants out of L.A. home

    Evidence reveals 'Elementary' star wants out of L.A. home
    Here's what we've deduced: Actor Jonny Lee Miller, who stars in "Elementary," and his wife, actress Michele Hicks, have listed a Los Angeles home for sale at $1.659 million. The Spanish Revival-style house, built in 1936, features a beamed cathedral...
  • Wait for it ...

    The Old Editor says that the crowd doesn't care about the windup; the crowd wants to see the pitch. But there are writers who don't want to throw the ball until they have touched their caps, licked their fingers, shrugged a couple of times, touched...
  • U.S. officials block sale of Picasso work valued at $11.5 million

    U.S. officials block sale of Picasso work valued at $11.5 million
    A 1909 painting by Pablo Picasso that has been valued at $11.5 million has been blocked from sale by U.S. officials acting on a request from the Italian government, which claims that the artwork was obtained with money from illegal activities. ...