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Special to Tribune Newspapers'Heart of Brass' By Kate Cross (Signet, $7.99) The good news is that after he disappeared seven years earlier, Arden Grey's husband Lucas has finally turned up back in London. The bad news is that he doesn't remember Arden and he has been ordered by the...
Jacket CopyA ring once owned by Jane Austen, which has been in her family for centuries, will be offered for sale for the first time....
This article has been corrected. See note at the bottom for details. Nora Ephron, who cast an acerbic eye on relationships, metropolitan living and aging in essays, books, plays and hit movies including "Sleepless in Seattle," "When Harry Met Sally..."...
Earlier this year, when Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a 100-book required reading list for his compatriots, it provoked anxiety, rekindling memories of Soviet-era censorship. The furor underscored an important point: that literature plays a...
Literary editor"The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid," wrote Jane Austen in Northanger Abbey. And those who have denied themselves the pleasure of a Jane Austen novel have done so at great cost. William...
Recently, a Minnesota Public Radio talk show listener called to suggest to language experts Ben Zimmer and Grant Barrett a clever solution to a very perplexing and pervasive language problem. The problem crops up when we need to talk about a hypothetical...
Los Angeles TimesRain Dragon A Novel Jon Raymond Bloomsbury: 272 pp., $16 paper FADE IN: A car idles in the foggy pre-dawn, pointed at the end of a cul-de-sac. Inside, an attractive 30-ish couple, DAMON and AMY, are worn from travel. She is dark-haired, pale-skinned...
The great stuff of superheroes This could also be called "Cash of the Titans." Featuring many classic Marvel Comics characters and a fun cast, "The Avengers" is the Super Bowl of superheroes. It's nearly 2 ½ hours of wisecracking, overblown annihilation....
The undead are snapping our limbs ("Twilight"), treating our necks like Slurpees ("The Vampire Diaries") — even invading the novels of Jane Austen ("Emma and the Werewolves"). Isn't it time for a little payback? This Halloween you and the kids can...
Violence, revenge and a dose of Jane Austen highlight the 2012-13 season from Orlando Shakespeare Theater. The theater company announced its scheduled Wednesday evening during a presentation at its home base, the Lowndes Shakespeare Center in Orlando's...
Last week, in my little corner of your local newspaper, I contemplated the ills of society. I offered my opinion on humanity’s great downfall, be it political, spiritual or social in nature. Namely, that all of us are so absorbed in our own...
OK, "Call me Ishmael" is punchier. But the first sentence of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" ("It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife") is right up there in the Famous...
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