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Elizabeth Taylor

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  • What to read in 2013

    What to read in 2013
    January Insane City by Dave Barry (Putnam) The Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist's first solo adult novel in more than a decade is a typically absurdist comic story about everything — and then some — that goes wrong for Seth and his friends en...
  • 'Magical Journey' by Katrina Kenison

    In this moving memoir, Katrina Kenison beckons readers into her world and proves to be an insightful guide and companion through the vicissitudes of life. After the death of a friend, and when her youngest son leaves their rural New Hampshire home to...
  • 'In the House of the Interpreter' by Ngugi wa Thiong'o

    Returning from his first term at boarding school by train, proudly wearing his uniform and eager to share the news with his mother that he is among the top in his class, Ngugi wa Thiong'o arrives home in Kenya, but his family is not there. He learns...
  • Nelson Algren contest 2013: Celebrate short story writing; join the ranks

    Nelson Algren contest 2013: Celebrate short story writing; join the ranks
    The Nelson Algren contest has discovered writers, including Stuart Dybek and Louise Erdrich, who have gone on to distinguished careers. This year, we’ve also expanded the awards to 10, with plans to publish these new stories in Printers Row Journal....
  • Man About Town: In the Valley with one tight-knit group

    Man About Town: In the Valley with one tight-knit group
    Don't think of it as rush hour. Think of all those burning brake lights on the 101 as your own little red-light district, as beacons to fun and conviviality. Follow them to Ventura Boulevard, off Coldwater, then left, to a nondescript storefront,...
  • Mexico scrambles as violence threatens tourism zones

    Mexico scrambles as violence threatens tourism zones
    MEXICO CITY — You might be hard-pressed to find the word "Mexico" in some of the advertising for tourist resorts in Mexico. Brands like "Riviera Maya" often eclipse the name of the country where those lush beaches are located. As deadly violence...
  • Michael Todd wins best picture Oscar

     
    Elizabeth Taylor and her third husband, producer and showman Michael Todd, react after he receives an Oscar for Best Picture for "Around the World in 80 Days."...
  • City Beat: Elizabeth Taylor's engagement ring, jewels on display

     
    Starting Wednesday, Bulgari will welcome the public to a small exhibit on its boutique's second floor featuring eight signature pieces of jewelry once owned by Elizabeth Taylor....
  • Autopsy may answer questions on body found in hotel water tank

     
    Authorities hope an autopsy will answer some of the questions surrounding the death of a missing Canadian tourist whose body was found Tuesday inside a water tank atop a Downtown Los Angeles hotel....
  • City Beat: Elizabeth Taylor jewels on display on Rodeo Drive

     
    It isn't easy sometimes to be an ordinary person in Los Angeles -- so near to and yet so far from the city's glamorous big events. You hear about the grand Oscar parties but you'll never be invited. The award......
  • Dorner case: Cops who shot civilians are out of field, Beck says

     
    This post has been corrected. See note at the bottom for details. The Los Angeles police officers who mistakenly shot at two newspaper delivery women in their truck in Torrance thinking it was the vehicle of fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner......