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Chicago Tribune critic"Elegy" is a curious example of misplaced good taste. Spanish-born director Isabel Coixet's film, adapted by Nicholas Meyer, recasts into softer, more palatable material the 2001 novella "The Dying Animal," the third in Philip Roth's stories driven by the...
LOS ANGELES, April 28, 2006 – The Los Angeles Times presented its annual Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement and honored nine Book Prize winners during its 26th annual Book Prizes ceremony, April 28 at UCLA's Royce Hall. Joan Didion, renowned as...
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Zap2It.comSven Nykvist, the Oscar-winning cinematographer and filmmaker whose naturalistic, straightforward camera work distinguished the movies of directors Ingmar Bergman and Woody Allen, died Wednesday. He was 83. Nykvist had battled a long illness and was...
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Tribune movie criticWhen the Oscar nominations come out Tuesday, there are bound to be cries of injustice -- and in many cases, those charges will have merit. Can anyone really defend the exclusion from the Oscar nominee list in various years of movies such as "Some Like...
Tribune foreign correspondentThe mob shouted for his blood. They called him a traitor; they yelled, "Death to Montazeri." The target of their wrath? The Grand Ayatollah Hussein Ali Montazeri. Once, he was heir apparent to the ruler of the country, an Iranian equivalent to Thomas...
NOTE TO EDITORS – All media representatives must register in advance to cover this year’s Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. The registration deadline has been extended to April 20. There will be no walk-up registrations. Registration...
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Ninth Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books To Feature Literary “Who's Who” April 24-25 at UCLANOTE TO EDITORS – New credential policies have been established for working media interested in covering the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. They are posted in the Media Center section at www.latimes.com/festivalofbooks. LOS ANGELES, April 2,...
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Eighth Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books To Feature Literary "Who's Who" Apr. 26-27 at UCLANOTE TO EDITORS: New media credential requirements and deadlines have been posted in the Media Center section of the festival's Web site: www.latimes.com/festivalofbooks. LOS ANGELES, April 2, 2003 – More than 325 of the country's best-selling...
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LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2003--The 10 winners of the 23rd annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes will be announced Saturday, April 26, during a 7:30 p.m. awards ceremony at UCLA's Royce Hall in Los Angeles. The event is the highlight of the eighth annual Los...
LOS ANGELES, April 28, 2003 --The Los Angeles Times Book Prizes presented its annual Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement to Larry McMurtry, author of 25 novels including the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Lonesome Dove" and "Terms of Endearment," of...
Tags: Journalism, Movies, Fiction, Los Angeles, Christopher Isherwood
The Hartford CourantThe heat was making the attorney general's pants slip. A cover band was pumping out a disturbingly loud version of ``Beware the Devil Woman'' and there was no shade whatsoever on the dusty grounds of the Elks Club in East Hartford, where the annual...
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