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Elizabeth Taylor

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  • Story: An evening with Jeffrey Eugenides

    Story: An evening with Jeffrey Eugenides
    Some things are made to order when it comes to themes of near-universal interest: love, romance, coming of age. And yes, hard times for hope when adult life gets under way during recessionary economic times. How rich the experience, then, for those who...
  • Tribune recognizes the word well-written

    Tribune recognizes the word well-written
    On Nov. 3, 2002, Arthur Miller stepped up to the Armour Stage at Symphony Center, stood at the podium and read from his book "On Politics and the Art of Acting," in which he explored the American political stage. As inaugural winner of the Tribune...
  • "All the Time in the World: New and Selected Stories" by E.L. Doctorow

    "All the Time in the World: New and Selected Stories" by E.L. Doctorow
    Lifetime achievement awards are often conferred on luminary figures toward the end of their lives, and not necessarily to people in full command of their powers. That's one reason we used the simple title Chicago Tribune Literary Prize for the honor we...
  • Mining the matrimonial pain of 'Private Lives'

    Mining the matrimonial pain of 'Private Lives'
    If you think divorce is no laughing matter, you have not seen Noel Coward's "Private Lives." In any event, go see the expertly staged production at Baltimore's Everyman Theatre. The late English playwright makes divorce-related arguments sound so...
  • 'Down From Cascom Mountain' by Ann Joslin Williams

    'Down From Cascom Mountain' by Ann Joslin Williams
    At the center of this lovely novel is newlywed Mary Walker, who returns to the rural territory of her childhood with her new husband and a plan to restore the house in which she was raised. After her husband falls to his death on a mountain hike, Mary...
  • From the Archive: Elizabeth Taylor gets married

    From the Archive: Elizabeth Taylor gets married
  • Southern California Close-Ups: Pasadena and environs

    Southern California Close-Ups: Pasadena and environs
    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, a crew has just started putting up some kind of stadium. On Pepper Street,...
  • Accepting Algren submissions

    Accepting Algren submissions
    Why would the Chicago Tribune, where well-documented fact is the basic of everything we do, run a nationally recognized contest for original short fiction? How did the Chicago Tribune come to run a nationally recognized contest for original short...
  • 'Beautiful Ruins' isn't typical Hollywood novel, author says

    'Beautiful Ruins' isn't typical Hollywood novel, author says
    Jess Walter's critically acclaimed new book "Beautiful Ruins" contains many of the characters and attitudes of the classic Hollywood novel — doomed heroes and heroines lurching from troubled pasts toward impossible dreams. The bestseller, generating...
  • A victory tour

    A victory tour
    Join us in reading Ben Fountain's latest novel, "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk," the August Printers Row Book of the Month selection. After an embedded Fox News television crew captures a few moments of warfare waged between Iraqi insurgents and the...
  • How celebrity florist David Jones' career blossomed

    The gig: David Jones, who owns a floral studio bearing his name in West Hollywood, has counted some of the world's most powerful people among his clients. From humble beginnings growing up in the Midwest, the florist has traveled the world —...