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  • 'Agatha Christie's Poirot and Marple: Fan Favorites'

    Anyone who even remotely knows literary mysteries should have no question which characters are referenced by the name of this newly gathered set. In 11 productions originally televised on the PBS "Masterpiece Mystery!" anthology, David Suchet - whom...
  • Remarkable Woman: Stacy Ratner

    Remarkable Woman: Stacy Ratner
    Around the time she turned 35, Stacy Ratner had one of those moments that can propel you to action or into existential despair. "You think, 'OK, I live in a big city, I could get hit by a bus any minute. What is the last thing I did?'" she said....
  • Writing home: Brando Skyhorse

    Writing home: Brando Skyhorse
    Bookshelves real and virtual are stocked with volumes about Los Angeles and Southern California written by people who parachute into a Westside guest house for a few weeks, hit the hot spots and high spots, then write with voice-of-God authority for...
  • Elizabeth Taylor dies at 79; legendary actress

    Elizabeth Taylor dies at 79; legendary actress
    Elizabeth Taylor, the glamorous queen of American movie stardom, whose achievements as an actress were often overshadowed by her rapturous looks and real-life dramas, has died. She was 79. Hospitalized six weeks ago for congestive heart failure, Taylor...
  • Marylin Hudson dies at 76; book critic co-founded Round Table West

    Marylin Hudson dies at 76; book critic co-founded Round Table West
    A book club with a Hollywood sheen, the monthly literary luncheon known as Round Table West, took root in 1977 at a ballroom in the Ambassador Hotel and grew into the largest such gathering in the nation. Public relations executive Marylin Hudson was one...
  • Rush Limbaugh: Congratulations, you’re part of mainstream media

     
    "Mainstream media" usually refers to some perceived liberal bias in the media. But newspapers, magazines and other organizations are busy these days trying to survive, like characters in a Christie thriller. We'll look to any outlet: Facebook, Twitter,...
  • In this Sunday's Times: Getting to know Don DeLillo

     
    Unfamiliar with the works of Don DeLillo? For a primer of sorts, says David L. Ulin in a review featured in this Sunday's books coverage, you might turn to the collection "The Angel Esmeralda: Nine Stories." This short story collection,......
  • Auditions: ‘A Murder Is Announced’ from Shoestring Theatre

     
    Here's an announcement for auditions for Agatha Christie's “A Murder Is Announced,” at Shoestring Theatre in Lake Helen. An announcement in the local paper states the time and place of a murder to occur in Miss Blacklock’s Victorian...
  • Second star to the left and straight on ’til morning

     
    I graduated college on Sunday. Imagine my chagrin when I woke up Monday morning/afternoon feeling every bit as unaccomplished as I usually do. I thought when I was handed that fictitious diploma holder everything would just magically come together! Just...
  • New troupe In the Wings needs actors for Agatha Christie’s “Mousetrap”

     
    A new theater troupe in Orlando, In the Wings Productions, has picked an old classic for its first production: Agatha Christie's “The Mousetrap,” which is the longest-running play in theater history. (The London production has run since 1952...
  • Best Literary Detectives

     
    Jack Reacher, fictional creation of author Lee Child, doesn’t exactly qualify as a detective. He’s an ex-Army drifter who always seems to find himself in the middle of trouble. But he is a former Military Police major who solves mysteries........
  • Carmageddon reading list: 19 books about the joys and terrors of transportation

     
    Carmaggedon: your 19-book reading list. Hope it's enough to keep you busy while stuck in traffic....