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Elizabeth Taylor

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  • "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-...
  • 'Blue Collar, White Collar, No Collar' by Richard Ford

    "Work, as you will see, is imagined broadly in these stories - as labor, as chores, as business, as duty, as habit, as memory, as art, and as priestly avocation," writes Richard Ford in his introduction to this wonderful anthology of stories about work,...
  • 'Porn Gallery' Across From Elementary School Causes Uproar

    'Porn Gallery' Across From Elementary School Causes Uproar
    LOWER EAST SIDE, NY (PIX11) -- An art gallery owner is bringing sex-ed to a Lower East Side elementary school and it has the community outraged.  Dino Eli, owner of Windows Gallery on Orchard Street, is apparently banking on the refrain that “any...
  • Richard Zanuck dies at 77; Oscar-winning producer

    Richard Zanuck dies at 77; Oscar-winning producer
    One day in 1962, the Hollywood legend Darryl F. Zanuck turned to his 27-year-old son, Richard, seeking advice. Whom, the elder Zanuck asked, should he appoint head of production of 20th Century Fox, which had fallen on hard times and was losing...
  • Trib Nation at Printers Row Lit Fest 2011, June 4-5

    Trib Nation at Printers Row Lit Fest 2011, June 4-5
    I was just finishing up the Page 2 note for Wednesday and wanted to fill you in on details about the Printers Row Lit Fest and the Trib Nation tent where you can hang out and talk with us that weekend. First off, the Chicago Tribune’s Printers...
  • 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...