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  • Author Talks recap: Alexander McCall Smith

    Author Talks recap: Alexander McCall Smith
    Here we are with a promised recap of Sunday's marvelous Trib Nation Author Talks program with Alexander McCall Smith at Elmhurst College. My colleagues Elizabeth Taylor, the Tribune's literary editor, and Joycelyn Winnecke, associate editor, were left to...
  • Interviewer's opinion: Liz Taylor on McCall Smith

    Interviewer's opinion: Liz Taylor on McCall Smith
    The last time I saw Alexander McCall Smith, he was wearing a kilt. Perhaps if he hadn't been rushing, he might have paused in the men's room to make the wardrobe switch. This time, he was wearing a slightly rumpled khaki suit, but to the audience at...
  • That was fast: Two Elizabeth Taylor books get updates

    That was fast: Two Elizabeth Taylor books get updates
  • "The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore" by Benjamin Hale

    "The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore" by Benjamin Hale
    "The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore" By Benjamin Hale Twelve, $25.99, 592 pages Young Bruno, a precocious chimpanzee born and raised in the Lincoln Park Zoo, swings through the rungs and limbs of this wildly fun novel. He works his way up the evolutionary...
  • Interviewer's opinion: Liz Taylor on Kennedy

    Interviewer's opinion: Liz Taylor on Kennedy
    What is it about Stephen Colbert? First Amy Chua, now Caroline Kennedy. Does Colbert stamp passports before they head to Chicago? Amy "Tiger Mom" Chua roared on Colbert, came to Chicago and was named one of TIME magazine's most 100 influential people....
  • "Charlie Chan: The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and his Rendezvous with American History" by Yunte Huang

    "Charlie Chan: The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and his Rendezvous with American History" by Yunte Huang
    "Charlie Chan: The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and his Rendezvous with American History" By Yunte Huang W.W. Norton, 354 pages, $26.95 "Action speak louder than French." "Big head is only a good place for a very large headache." "Talk...
  • "Getting to Happy" by Terry McMillan

    "Getting to Happy" by Terry McMillan
    "Getting to Happy" By Terry McMillan Viking, $27.95, 400 pages Terry McMillan's "Waiting to Exhale" was a breakthrough best-seller when it was published in 1992. The film, starring Whitney Houston and Angela Bassett, extended the popularity of this...
  • "A Moment in the Sun" by John Sayles

    "A Moment in the Sun" By John Sayles McSweeney's, 968 pages, $29 John Sayles may be better known as a filmmaker ("Lone Star," "Eight Men Out" and my favorite, "Return of the Secaucus 7") than as a novelist, but this drama spanning five years, and...
  • Recap: Stockett on race, the new movie and her next book

    Recap: Stockett on race, the new movie and her next book
    Early on, there were signs that the Chicago Tribune Author Talks program with Kathryn Stockett, who crafted the best-selling novel "The Help," would be an event. A large literary happening, in fact. An early indicator: Tickets sold out in a matter of...
  • South Florida has a boat ride and celebrity gossip for every taste

    South Florida has a boat ride and celebrity gossip for every taste
    MIAMI — We've got boat rides. We've got paddlewheelers and pirate ships, air boats and catamarans. Speedboats, glass-bottom boats, schooners, yachts and purpose-built tour boats. We've got fast rides, slow rides and hop-on, hop-off boat tours...
  • Elizabeth Taylor's Bel-Air home on market for $8.6 million

    Elizabeth Taylor's Bel-Air home on market for $8.6 million
    The longtime Bel-Air home of actress Elizabeth Taylor has come on the market at $8.6 million. Owned by Taylor since 1981, the 1960s ranch house with brick motor court sits on 1.27 acres. The 7,000-square-foot home features a wood-beam ceiling and wood-...