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  • 1950s ‘Cool,’ with a side of loss

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    February 21, 2014 | 3:37 pm

    Leo Braudy is a distinguished scholar at USC whose work focuses on the entertainment industry and other artifacts of popular culture.  His previous books range from “The Frenzy of Renown: Fame and Its History” to “The Hollywood Sign: Fantasy and Reality of an American Icon.” But...