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  • PASSINGS: Walter Zacharius, John Gruber

    PASSINGS: Walter Zacharius, John Gruber
    Walter Zacharius Publisher promoted romance novels Walter Zacharius, 87, a publisher and iconoclast who released an unauthorized version of the erotic classic "Candy" and had the savvy and sales talk to help romance novels make the transition from...
  • "The Eyes of Willie McGee : A Tragedy of Race, Sex, and Secrets in the Jim Crow South" by Alex Heard

    "The Eyes of Willie McGee : A Tragedy of Race, Sex, and Secrets in the Jim Crow South" by Alex Heard
    "The Eyes of Willie McGee: A Tragedy of Race, Sex, and Secrets in the Jim Crow South" By Alex Heard Harper, 416 pages, $26.99 What begets a work like 'The Eyes of Willie McGee,' a book that should be must reading for serious students of 20th century U....
  • Author biographies: 5 books on Allen Ginsberg

    Author biographies: 5 books on Allen Ginsberg
    I recently saw the film "Howl," which is about Allen Ginsberg's poem of the same name, and I was once again blown away by my lack of knowledge on famous authors whom I really thought I knew - in this case it was Ginsberg. The movie has four separate, yet...
  • 'Little Red Guard' author Wen Huang has come to terms with his father, and with China

    'Little Red Guard' author Wen Huang has come to terms with his father, and with China
    Wen Huang suggested we go to Chinatown. Initially, the idea seemed gauche, kitschy, stereotypical — the last place in Chicago you would want to meet a local writer whose thoughtful new memoir recounts his childhood in China. Indeed, to anyone...
  • China's cinematic revolution

    China's cinematic revolution
    Ever since the 1920s, Chinese film history has been grouped into large, monolithic blocks, as imposing as the Great Wall. There's the First Generation of silent-movie pioneers, the Fifth Generation of "post-Maoist humanists," the Sixth Generation that...
  • Miguel de la Madrid dies at 77; former president of Mexico

    Miguel de la Madrid dies at 77; former president of Mexico
    MEXICO CITY —Former Mexican President Miguel de la Madrid, who led the country amid economic meltdown and natural disaster in the 1980s but laid the groundwork for freer markets and political opening, has died. He was 77. De la Madrid died Sunday...
  • Book review: 'Alice Neel: The Art of Not Sitting Pretty' by Phoebe Hoban

    Book review: 'Alice Neel: The Art of Not Sitting Pretty' by Phoebe Hoban
    Alice Neel The Art of Not Sitting Pretty Phoebe Hoban St. Martin's Press: 479 pp., $35 Here comes that old question, the one that pops up when a new biography of a prominent artist or writer is published: Do we judge an artist by the life or the work?...
  • Book review: 'The Dangerous Otto Katz: The Many Lives of a Soviet Spy' by Jonathan Miles

    Book review: 'The Dangerous Otto Katz: The Many Lives of a Soviet Spy' by Jonathan Miles
    The Dangerous Otto Katz The Many Lives of a Soviet Spy Jonathan Miles Bloomsbury: 366 pp., $26 He had at least 21 aliases. He insisted that he was briefly Marlene Dietrich's husband in 1920s Berlin, which was probably not so, though he was possibly...
  • Reel China: Political maneuvers drive 'Beginning of the Great Revival's' success

    Reel China: Political maneuvers drive 'Beginning of the Great Revival's' success
    — Political films can be a tough sell in many countries, to say the least. But director Huang Jianxin is confident that he's sitting on a blockbuster with "Beginning of the Great Revival," a historical epic detailing the founding of China's...
  • Movie review: 'Beginning of the Great Revival'

    Movie review: 'Beginning of the Great Revival'
    An opening title card announces that the new film "Beginning of the Great Revival" was made "in commemoration of the 90th anniversary of the birth of the Communist Party of China." Unfortunately, the movie never overcomes the dutiful weight that implies....
  • China's 'soft landing,' as predicted by the World Bank

    China's 'soft landing,' as predicted by the World Bank
    After a superheated rise, China’s economy is starting to slow. Luckily, according to the World Bank, the Asian superpower is headed for a “soft landing” instead of a crash that could overwhelm the multitude of countries with which...
  • Protesters march through downtown L.A.'s financial district

    Protesters march through downtown L.A.'s financial district
    Trying to build on momentum generated by the Occupy movement, hundreds of protesters marched through downtown L.A.'s financial district Saturday to vent frustration with banks, income inequality and Wall Street. The demonstration was timed to coincide...