L.A. Times Festival of Books

Judith Freeman on the influence of Raymond Chandler [Video]

Ringwald and Semple talk novels in their post-Hollywood lives

Local authors on writing about L.A. 'in all its multiplicity'

Florence Williams explains her obsession with 'Breasts' [Video]

Florence Williams, the winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for science and technology, talked about her book "Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History."

Gun control laws from the Wild West (yes, they had them!) to now

An L.A. Times Festival of Books panel on "Guns in America," included Adam Winkler, Erwin Chemerinsky and Paul M. Barrett.

Sportswriters discuss going beyond 'hits, runs and errors'

At the L.A.Times Festival of Books, Celia Walden, Steven Travers and John Rosengren talked about "Great Balls of Fire: Sports & Sports Writing."

Silly and scary moments with the man who is not Lemony Snicket

Lemony Snicket, the author who is NOT Daniel Handler, or so he insists, gets crabby at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. With Jon Klassen.

Author panel puts Hollywood in the spotlight

Group sex chat that's not so inappropriate

Carol Burnett talks family, and belts out the Tarzan yell

USC president, Times executives welcome festival-goers