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  • Elizabeth Peña dies at 55; actress in 'The Incredibles,' 'La Bamba'

    Elizabeth Peña, the husky-voiced, Cuban American character actress who brought grit and sensuality to her portrayals, including her breakout role as a revolution-minded maid in the Paul Mazursky satire "Down and Out in Beverly Hills" and a battered wife in the Luis Valdez drama "La Bamba," has died. She was 55.
  • Summer reading: Fiction, poetry

    Busy Monsters William Giraldi W.W. Norton: $24.95 When a mediocre writer's bride-to-be leaves him to search for a legendary giant squid, he treks across the continent seeking counsel from nefarious creatures on how to win back her affections. (August)...

    Attention, pulpheads! The Miami Book Fair returns

    Attention, pulpheads! The Miami Book Fair returns
    Once again challenging the conventional wisdom that people don’t read books — or worse, that people in this golden age of YouTube and Dancing With the Stars don’t have time to read them — the Miami Book Fair International returns...

    2011 Summer movies list

    2011 Summer movies list
    May 6 The Beaver A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit...

    Book calendar events for the week of May 15, 2011

    Words & Ideas SUNDAY April Dammann: The author of "Exhibitionist: Earl Stendahl, Art Dealer as Impresario" will discuss and sign her new book. Diesel Bookstore, 225 26th St., L.A. 3 p.m. Free. (310) 576-9960. Betty White: The Emmy-winning actress...