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Elizabeth Taylor

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  • Young adult books at Printers Row Lit Fest

    Young adult books at Printers Row Lit Fest
    Calling young readers - and grown-ups who read those types of books. Printers Row Lit Fest is the place for you! Our programming this year reflects the explosion in wonderful books for young readers who are beginning to develop their own taste in...
  • Around Town: Conrad's gone -- where to eat?

    Now that Conrad’s is closed, folks are wondering. Where to eat? Where will we eat at midnight? Where will the Presbyterians eat after church? Where will Paco go for lunch? (Paco’s Barbershop is awesome. Confidential to Vons: We can...
  • The Story Behind Writing The Story

    The Story Behind Writing The Story
    How often does one encounter a book set on the 2100 block of Sheffield Avenue? And the crime at the heart of the book takes place on my birthday, and is covered in the Chicago Tribune. The novel hits every hot button -- a retired orthopedic surgeon is...
  • Wish to read our Algren Award winner's award-winning story?

    Wish to read our Algren Award winner's award-winning story?
    The Nelson Algren Short Story Prize 2011 goes to Billy Lombardo, for his beautifully written story, “Clover." Here's an interview with him after the award. Lombardo, a teacher at the Latin School of Chicago, is a resident of Forest Park, and...
  • Style icons: The little black dress

    Style icons: The little black dress
    Vogue once compared a Chanel black dress to a Ford, which was both a compliment and a prediction back in 1926, when Coco Chanel designed the short black frock as one of her many acts of fashion rebellion. (Black?! For something other than mourning?!)...
  • Atkinson wins Pritzker Military Library Award

    Atkinson wins Pritzker Military Library Award
    Early next year the Pritzker Military Library will be moving to its new 30,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility (104 South Michigan Ave.), which will include a lecture hall and a high-definition television production studio in addition to its...
  • "Lord of Misrule" by Jaimy Gordon

    "Lord of Misrule" by Jaimy Gordon
    "Lord of Misrule" By Jaimy Gordon McPherson & Company, 294 pages, $25 A long shot for the winner's circle, "Lord of Misrule" won this year's National Book Award in fiction. Although the book, the sixth by author Jaimy Gordon, was a decade in the making,...
  • Sleep where the legends slept in grand old California hotels

    Sleep where the legends slept in grand old California hotels
    "Oh sleep! It is a gentle thing, beloved from pole to pole," British poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote in "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner." And, I might add, place to place. There's something special about bedding down where Albert Einstein, Marilyn...
  • "Read This Next: 500 of the Best Books You'll Ever Read" by Sandra Newman and Howard Mittelmark

    "Read This Next: 500 of the Best Books You'll Ever Read" by Sandra Newman and Howard Mittelmark
    "Read This Next: 500 of the Best Books You'll Ever Read" By Sandra Newman and Howard Mittelmark Harper, 432 pages, $14.99 This is the time of year when many book groups determine their next annual reading schedule and they would be well advised to bypass...
  • 'Wishful Drinking': Carrie Fisher looks at fame, star warts and all

    Carrie Fisher, wearing all black, can't quite stay seated in a hotel room. Her people fuss over her, but when left alone, she focuses. She focuses on a life that seems created for tabloids. She focuses on the gossip frenzy that was her parents'...
  • A holiday thanks to Mickey Rooney

    Dear Mr. Rooney, I have been a fan of your films for 50 years, from "Andy Hardy" and "Young Tom Edison" to "The Human Comedy" and "A Midsummer Night's Dream." I believe that I have seen and own most of them, but I have always wanted to interest my...