Enthusiasms: Apr. 30, 2001

What people are reading, watching and listening to

HELEN FIELDING Author of Bridget Jones's Diary, now appearing as a motion picture

BOOK Madame Bovary. "Both a great page-turner and a brilliant portrait of the workings of human nature."

DIET A combination of the Scarsdale Diet, the Hay Diet and the F-Plan. "When judiciously employed all at the same time, it allows you to eat whatever you want whenever you want and still be on a diet."

RECENT MAGAZINE HEADLINE "Are Men the New Women?"

LOS ANGELES STREET SIGN Ped Xing. "An English guest of mine in Beverly Hills was passing it and said, 'Oh, are we in Chinatown?'"

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