| May 29, 2011
Complete Works and Correspondence
Edited by Janel Mueller
University of Chicago Press: 648 pp., $65
One of the difficulties of studying Tudor and medieval women is the silence they have left. Medieval people did not write nearly as much...
| Mar 13, 2009
Ben Stiller is getting a few new friends.
Brie Larson, Juno Temple and Rhys Ifans have signed on to co-star in Stiller's "Greenberg," according to Variety. Larson and Temple will play college students who tempt Stiller's lovelorn character, and Ifans...
| Mar 18, 2009
Brad Pitt and Natalie Portman want you to buy what they're sellin'.
Pitt and Portman have signed on for the adaptation of Leanne Sharpton's (deep breath) "Important Artifacts and Personal Property from the Collection of Lenore Doolan and Harold Morris,...
| Aug 23, 2010
One thing to know about our book club: We meet every other month, rotating at a different family member’s house. The host provides a buffet dinner and if possible attempts to reflect something of the book in the menu. Occasionally, we dress in theme...
| Oct 22, 2010
| 10:17 AM
Unique things about our book club: The Darien Woman's Club started in 1970 and the DWC Book Group With Kids began as a social group within our club when most of our members were stay-at-home moms with little ones. We now have about 20 members and we...
| Dec 26, 2009
One thing to know about our book group: We met because we signed up for a book group when we joined Barrington Newcomers and Neighbors Club. We were all strangers, and most of us were new to the area. We are in our seventh year, and although some...
| Jul 11, 2010
Yale University Press: 238 pp., $30
This is a disturbing book for the reader of Tudor history, as it carefully analyzes and then demolishes many of the statements that we are accustomed to taking as facts...
| Aug 10, 2010
| 2:03 PM
Update: Actress Scarlett Johansson has sold her walled and gated Spanish villa in the Hollywood Hills for $4 million, public records show.
The restored and remodeled house, built in 1931, has a period-style kitchen with original tile, a maid's quarters...
| Aug 14, 2010
"Twilight" star Peter Facinelli and his wife, actress Jennie Garth, are hoping for a bite on the $5,995,000 home they have listed in Toluca Lake.
The Paul Williams traditional house, built in 1937, was once the home of country singer and actor Tex Ritter...
| Feb 8, 2010
Actress and singer Scarlett Johansson has listed a walled and gated Spanish villa in the Hollywood Hills for $4.95 million.
The recently restored and remodeled house, built in 1931, has four bedrooms and 5 1/2 bathrooms in about 4,300 square feet. The...
| Feb 27, 2010
Blond bombshell turned Black Widow Scarlett Johansson, who will take over the role of Natasha Romanoff in the superhero film sequel " Iron Man 2" due out in May, has listed her walled and gated Spanish villa in the Hollywood Hills for $4.95 million....