| Apr 21, 2013
It's not too early to start compiling your summer reading list. Here are some recommendations, courtesy of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, with publication dates.
Sophie Kinsella, "Wedding Night": An unlikely romance involves a pair desperate to...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 6:55 AM
The author and filmmaker Nora Ephron, who died Tuesday night, had a famous love affair with food. Ephron was the maven who knew where to get the best coffee cake, cappuccino and smoked salmon in New York City. She didn't just back into the idea of...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 8:24 PM
Nora Ephron was really all about the food.
An acerbic observer of life whose wit translated so easily to the big screen, she was often as interested in the menu as she was in the script, and her appetite for moviemaking and crab cakes brought her to...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 9:44 AM
Nora Ephron, who died this week, will be remember for writing books such as "Heartburn" and movies such as "Julie and Julia." But around here, as Baltimore Sun columnist Susan Reimer notes, she'll also be remembered for helping to bring Baltimore to the...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 3:59 PM
The underlying medical condition that contributed to the death of writer and filmmaker Nora Ephron and is forcing ABC news anchor Robin Roberts to get a bone marrow transplant is a rare and complicated disease that scientists are still trying to figure...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
I get a lot of e-mails from regulars with great ideas for posts -- so many it's hard to get to them all in a timely fashion. First of all, thank you. I'm sorry if I've missed some. (This has......
| Aug 7, 2009
| 4:22 PM
You're probably wondering why I haven't reviewed Julie & Julia yet. Gailor and I going to the movies tomorrow, and it's going to be The Hurt Locker, not Julie & Julia. What can I say? I've been wanting to see......
| Apr 3, 2013
| 4:32 PM
"I miss her. What more can you say?" Tom Hanks said of tearing up after the Broadway debut of Nora Ephron's play "Lucky Guy."...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:30 PM
More Than a Book Club
Our book club began almost accidentally at a Mary Kay party in 1994. Someone at the event suggested we begin one, and before we knew it we were reading "A Thousand Acres" by Jane Smiley and meeting once a month at each other's...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"EATING! What a concept!" said the actress Holland Taylor to me way back when I first met her when we were both young.
Since then, the art of eating, dining, food, health and restaurants has become such big business that there are ongoing financial tomes...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 8:02 AM
It's that time in our program to stop and remember the folks we lost this year.
•Actors: Peggy Ahern, 95, and Jack Hanlon, 96 ("Our Gang" kids); Dimitra Arliss ("The Sting"), 79; R.G. Armstrong, 95; Luke Askew, 80; Zina Bethune, 66; Turhan Bey, 90;...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 2:30 AM
"I'm dreaming of a white Christmas," wrote Irving Berlin.
IF YOU think of the beloved song "White Christmas," you might like to remember that it was written by a Jewish man who all but dominated the American music milieu from the '20s through the '50s....