Browsing: Weird Psychology

July – August, 2007

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… Victoria Brownworth’s latest collection of fiction. Each one can be read as an exquisite eulogy for those who don’t survive the disasters of our time-unless they become vampires or succubi. …

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IN 1938, Daphne du Maurier’s melodramatic novel, Rebecca, became an international bestseller, and Hollywood producer David O. Selznick acquired the film rights for $50,000. Also in 1938, Alfred Hitchcock, then a noted director of British-made suspense movies, signed a contract with Selznick and was soon named to direct the screen adaptation of the novel. Thus began the making of Rebecca (1940) …

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Bohemian Los Angeles and the Making of Modern Politics by Daniel Hurewitz University of California Press. 377 pages, $29.95 FOR ANGELENOS in the know, Hollywood is nothing more…More

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… She’s Not the Man I Married is both heartbreaking and, alas, rather tedious. On the one hand, it’s obvious that Boyd doesn’t want her husband to take the next step, but she loves him deeply and wonders if she can support him enough if he decides to become a “full-time woman.” …

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