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Elizabeth Taylor

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  • Celebrity sellers have little effect on home prices

    Celebrity sellers have little effect on home prices
    Their internationally recognized names sell music and movie tickets. They promote perfumes and presidents. But when it comes to selling their own houses, celebrities often find that their cachet doesn't pull in the cash. Actors Goldie Hawn and Kurt...
  • Elizabeth Taylor: Food and feasting recalled

    Elizabeth Taylor:  Food and feasting recalled
    Elizabeth Taylor will be remembered for her movies, her men, her rocks and, well, her eating. The voluptuous star lived life to the fullest on the set, in the bedroom and at the table--and the excesses of the latter too often showed up on her much-...
  • National Book Critics Circle finalists include Chicago writers

    National Book Critics Circle finalists include Chicago writers
    You know you are in the midst of award season when it seems that new finalists and winners are being announced every week. Considering the onslaught of recent medal announcements and award ceremonies, we can definitely say that the season is now upon us....
  • Southern California Close-Ups: Pasadena and environs

    Southern California Close-Ups: Pasadena and environs
      First published on Nov. 27, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012. It's 1922, and nothing much is up in Pasadena. Not among the orange groves, not along the leafy streets. Just as the little old ladies like it. But wait. Down in the Arroyo Seco,...
  • 'The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2012'

    As a devoted fan of this series (this is the 11th volume), I can report that this year's anthology of 32 selections might be the best yet. High school students from 826Michigan and 826 Valencia, parts of Dave Eggers' network of nonprofit writing and...
  • Joyce Carol Oates at Tribune's Author Talks

    Joyce Carol Oates at Tribune's Author Talks
    The universally acclaimed Joyce Carol Oates returns to Chicago on the heels of "A Widow's Story" (Harper Collins, publication date: Feb. 15). The author's poignant, intimate memoir about the unexpected death of Raymond Smith, her husband of forty-six...
  • "The Making of the President 1960, 1964, 1968 and 1972" by Theodore H. White

    "The Making of the President 1960, 1964, 1968 and 1972" by Theodore H. White
    "The Making of the President 1960" "The Making of the President 1964" "The Making of the President 1968" "The Making of the President 1972" By Theodore H. White Harper Perennial, $16.99 for each book Theodore H. White - Teddy White as he was known to...
  • Book of the Month: This is how you write it

    Book of the Month: This is how you write it
    Short stories may be literary stepchildren, but Junot Díaz has done his part to elevate the form to royal family status. His debut collection "Drown" drew critical raves when it appeared 15 years ago. His stories were fresh and original and felt urgent....
  • 'The Other America' by Michael Harrington

    A new edition of Michael Harrington's "The Other America: Poverty in the United States," an eloquent appeal to the American conscience, has been published on the occasion of the book's 50th anniversary. "The Other America" is a masterpiece, a powerful...
  • A long-term relationship

    A long-term relationship
    With his first collection of short stories, “Drown,” and his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao,” Junot Díaz won enthusiastic fans. Díaz spoke about his new collection, “This Is How You Lose...
  • Martin Poll dies at 89; veteran producer best known for 'Lion in Winter'

    Martin Poll dies at 89; veteran producer best known for 'Lion in Winter'
    Martin Poll, 89, a veteran producer best known for "The Lion in Winter," the Oscar-winning 1968 film that starred Katharine Hepburn and Peter O'Toole, died Saturday in New York. He had pneumonia and kidney failure, according to his son, Jon. Hepburn...