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Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelIf you think after decades of “E.R.”, “House,” “Scrubs” and “Grey's Anatomy” that young doctors coming of age, falling in love or in lust is a genre that has no surprises left in it, you're right. And ...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesOver the last few decades the intelligent thriller has become an oxymoron. The thriller aspect of many of these books has eclipsed the intelligent narrative. However, "Spiral" by Paul McEuen represents a return to form. McEuen, a physics professor at...
Tags: Science and Technology, Science, Japan, New York, Defense
If you like Scott Turow, Stan Lee, Dan Brown or Michael Crichton, then you are in the target audience for Kevin Guilfoile's novel "The Thousand." Unfortunately, like smoked duck ravioli with wasabi-tomatillo sauce, Guilfoile has fallen under the sway of...
Tags: Crimes, Hospitals and Clinics, Murder, Assault, Health
Jacket CopyKate Racculia grew up in Syracuse, N.Y., and attended graduate school in Boston. Yet her debut novel, "This Must Be the Place" has a lure of Hollywood -- special-effects Hollywood, that is, "Jason and the Argonauts"-style. In the book, a......
Show TrackerClick here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 18 - 14 in PDF format This week's TV Movies MUSIC MAN: 'Great Performances' features Gustavo Dudamel's debut as music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, conducting Gustav Mahler's......
Jacket CopyIf you're an author, be careful what you leave lying around. In the event of your death, anything might make it to print. For Vladimir Nabokov, it was a pile of index cards, now published as "The Original of Laura"......
Culture MonsterDepartures' annual "culture issue" has a big, glossy art-travel story on Instituto Inhotim, the Brazilian museum and sculpture garden once dubbed an "art zoo" for its collection of exotic projects. Look for Robert Polidori’s spectacular shot of Chris...
Culture MonsterMichael Ovitz has one. David Geffen has another. Eli Broad has a couple. Just what is it about Jasper Johns's early "Flag" paintings that make some blue-chip collectors seem so, well, patriotic? You can hear Ovitz rhapsodizing about the painted......
Monster Mash: Michael Crichton's Jasper Johns 'Flag' sets record; Pasadena Playhouse files for Chapter 11Culture Monster-- Big money: Artwork from the estate of writer Michael Crichton has brought $93.3 million at auction, led by Jasper Johns' "Flag" (1960-66), which sold for a record price of $28.6 million. (Los Angeles Times and Bloomberg). -- Recovery plan:......
Orlando Opinionators» Orlando Sentinel – Orlando OpinionatorsTina Harden, a Longwood woman, seems to think it's OK to hold hostage library books she doesn't like. See the story here. I know the feeling. Here are some books – in no particular order – that I'd like to check out a...
Culture MonsterIn such bestselling novels as "Jurassic Park," "The Andromeda Strain" and "Disclosure," Michael Crichton demonstrated a fascination with the glimmering, shiny complexities of the contemporary high-tech world. As it turns out, the late author's taste in...
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