Read highlights from the L.A. Times Festival of Books, including author panels, exclusive video interviews and photo galleries of the scene at USC.
At the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on Sunday, I got a chance to sit down with novelist and nonfiction writer Judith Freeman to discuss the lure of Southern California as a literary landscape, and also the influence of Raymond Chandler on the city and its cultural life.
Writer Jonathan Lethem took some time to join us in our secret video booth at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. He gave us a preview of his next novel, "Dissident Gardens," which will be coming to bookstores in September.
Janet Fitch's first novel, "White Oleander," hit big when it was picked by Oprah for her book club. Before that happened, she was just another aspiring writer in this big city.
Daniel Handler dropped by our video booth at the L.A. Times Festival of Books before appearing live with children's book illustrator Jon Klassen, collaborator on the new children's book "The Dark."
Behind the scenes at the L.A. Times Festival of Books, book critic David Ulin talked to Margaret Atwood about Los Angeles, literature and what it's like to write a serial novel. Atwood, who had been awarded the Innovators Prize at the L.A. Times book awards Friday night, spoke to a full...
At the L.A. Times Festival of Books, Kelly Oxford sat down with Times columnist Robin Abcarian to talk about her book “Everything Is Perfect When You're a Liar,” the Twitter star's first collection of humorous essays.
At the "Immigrant Stories" panel at the L.A. Times Festival of Books on Sunday, authors explored their fictional works that were based on real immigration patterns that have crossed the American landscape.
What it means to be a loving parent, and what that requires, are perplexing questions that get at the heart of some of the more trenchant issues of modern life: how to raise children, who is a good mother, over-medication to make children fit in, how much of the work of raising a child...
"I know what you're all thinking: I look amazing," joked Maria Semple when moderator and L.A. Times staff writer Carolyn Kellogg introduced her and co-panelist Molly Ringwald on Sunday at the Festival of Books.