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  • Death in the bookmobile

    The Riverside County bookmobile came to the Alpha Beta parking lot on Fridays from 2:30 to 4:45, and I would sit there on the long strip of carpet in the air-conditioned hum reading books not appropriate at all for me, full of death — until the poor librarian who not only drove the coach but also checked out books and kept an eye on the patrons announced that I had to go down the black rubber-grooved steps and head home.
  • Review: 'There's Something I Want You to Do' by Charles Baxter

    Review: 'There's Something I Want You to Do' by Charles Baxter
    "You'll never know me," a character in Charles Baxter's story "Chastity" says to her lover, Benny Takemitsu. "And I'll never know you." The speaker, Sarah Lemming, means it as a general comment about the unknowability and inscrutability of human beings,...

    Rod Taylor dies at 84; star of Hitchcock's 'The Birds'

    Rod Taylor dies at 84; star of Hitchcock's 'The Birds'
    Legendary Hollywood actor Rod Taylor, best known for his role in Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds,” has died, his daughter Felicia Taylor confirmed to the Los Angeles Times. Taylor died Wednesday at his home in Los Angeles, his daughter...

    Hollywood finds romance in travel

    Hollywood finds romance in travel
    Love is always lovelier some place other than home. Well, at least in the celluloid universe. Traveling by boat, train or even bus can lead to romantic entanglements in the movies, as does visiting über-romantic locales such as Rome, Paris and Venice. Of...

    Patt Morrison Asks: Diane Keaton

    Patt Morrison Asks: Diane Keaton
    If you're lazily inclined to define Diane Keaton by the crossword-puzzle-sized word "actor," you need to get out more. Add to that her work as director and producer, photographer, restorer of venerable houses, board member of the Los Angeles Conservancy...