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  • The Walkman in literature

    The Walkman in literature
    Sony will stop manufacturing of the Walkman in Japan, the company announced after 30 years of building the portable cassette players. This move will render the product mostly unavailable in US markets, though it will continue to be available in select...
  • An artist at war with himself? Lucas Neff reveals much in 'Last Duck'

    An artist at war with himself? Lucas Neff reveals much in 'Last Duck'
    Lucas Neff, a born-and-raised Chicago actor, was fortunate enough to snag a leading role in a popular TV sitcom, "Raising Hope" on the Fox network. He plays a lovable but generally clueless young man, a role that, in the great scheme of the...
  • Stieg Larsson's 'Girl' is an international publishing phenomenon

    Stieg Larsson's 'Girl' is an international publishing phenomenon
    Massive, worldwide success often remains a bit enigmatic, but this publishing breakthrough seemed especially unlikely. The first novel begins with the dull thud of a family tree full of foreign names: The book starts slowly — digging into arcane...
  • Dark Passages: Pursued by the 'crooked' past

    Dark Passages: Pursued by the 'crooked' past
    There is no greater joy than when an author whom you've long admired produces his or her best work to date. Already in this column's pages — real or virtual — I've sung the praises of Don Winslow for "Savages," his literary approximation of...
  • Hot Property: Walt Disney's Los Feliz home lists at $3.65 million

    Hot Property: Walt Disney's Los Feliz home lists at $3.65 million
    Walt Disney's onetime residence in Los Feliz, the wonderful world where his daughters grew up, has come on the market at $3.65 million. The two-story French Normandy-style house, built in 1932, sits behind gates on an acre with views to downtown....
  • Wallace Beery's former West Hollywood-area home is listed

    Wallace Beery's former West Hollywood-area home is listed
    A West Hollywood-area home built for Oscar winner Wallace Beery in the 1930s is on the market at $1,075,000. The actor commissioned local architect William Kesling to build the retreat close to the studios so he could go there during filming. The...
  • Fall preview: books

    Fall preview: books
    Fall, it seems, starts earlier every year. Certainly, that's true of publishing: Jonathan Franzen's "Freedom" — arguably the big book of the season — has been a topic of discussion since mid-August, while other anticipated titles (Tom...
  • Evening Land Vineyards' eccentric yet grounded vintner

    Evening Land Vineyards' eccentric yet grounded vintner
    Like most outsiders who get into the wine business, Mark Tarlov, the guiding force behind Evening Land Vineyards, had much to learn about the ins and outs of running a winery. So he surrounded himself with smart people, learned the lessons he needed to...
  • First U.S. World Book Night giveaway announces book selections

     
    In 2012,the first World Book Night celebration in America will give away bestsellers by Stephen King, Patti Smith, Rebecca Skloot, Suzanne Collins and more, for free....
  • High-tech cars -- and equally high-tech security issues

     
    Today's sophisticated cars with multiple computer system may be vulnerable to cyber attacks, researchers say. So how can you protect yourself?...
  • The Reading Life: Thinking about Stephen King

     
    David Ulin considers Stephen King's mixed -- and sometimes terrifying -- career....
  • Books this week: On Dear Leader and a capricious God

     
    Adam Johnson talks about his new novel "The Orphan Master's Son," and David L. Ulin reviews Shalom Auslander's 'Hope: A Tragedy."...