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  • Love, friendship found as Liz's stand-in

    Love, friendship found as Liz's stand-in
    When Sydney Mack heard the news of Elizabeth Taylor's death, her memories of the star started flooding back. For a full year Mack, formerly known as Patricia Beattie, emulated Taylor's every move. After all, she was a stand-in on the set of the 1963...
  • 'Ninjas vs. Vampires'

    'Ninjas vs. Vampires'
    There probably isn't a lot of doubt about the main characters in this satire of two popular movie genres. Determined to save the beauty who rejected him from the vampires who attacked them, a man seeks help - and training - from a ninja squad as he mounts...
  • Author profiles. Book reviews. Commentary. Live events. Community. Join the conversation.

    Author profiles. Book reviews. Commentary. Live events. Community. Join the conversation.
  • Geoff Miller dies at 74; a founder of Los Angeles magazine

    Geoff Miller dies at 74; a founder of Los Angeles magazine
    At UCLA in the late 1950s, the concept for a magazine celebrating an "unruly young city" started to take off after grad student Geoff Miller happened upon David Brown, an ad executive with an "ambitious scheme," Miller later wrote. Miller put aside plans...
  • Poetry's refrain is ever near

    Poetry's refrain is ever near
    For Caroline Kennedy's 50th birthday, several of her close friends presented her with poems to mark the occasion. They understood the significance of poetry in her life, how she learned to understand it by looking through volumes, deciphering marks in...
  • "No Biking in the House Without a Helmet" by Melissa Fay Greene

    "No Biking in the House Without a Helmet" by Melissa Fay Greene
    There are funny parenting books and wise parenting books. Rarely a funny and wise parenting book. Melissa Fay Greene really does have nine children, five of whom were adopted from foreign orphanages - but this book isn't a treacly, multicultural "Brady...
  • 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....