Story | Dec 26, 2010
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Story | Dec 3, 2009 | 4:32 PM
Book Banning In 1946 two Los Angeles booksellers were arrested for selling copies of Edmund Wilson's "Memoirs of Hecate County," which had been banned. The book was ruled obscene and they were convicted. Now, 13 years later, a new edition of "Hecate"...
Story | Dec 22, 2009 | 4:33 PM
In 1999, the L.A. Times asked dozens of writers to look back at the prior century and share books they considered lost treasures -- books they loved that had slipped out of sight. Although the authors were formidable -- including...
Story | Sep 30, 2009 | 4:33 PM
Out this week, just in time for Octoberfest, is "Drunk: the Definitive Drinkers Dictionary." A sleek, gray hardcover of manageable size, the book contains no less than 2,964 synonyms for drunk. "The English language includes more synonyms for the word...