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The Age of Movies The Selected Writings of Pauline Kael Edited by Sanford Schwartz Library of America, $40 Witty, entertaining and often exhilarating, this wide-ranging collection of pieces captures the film critic at her best. Alice James A...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesRebels in Paradise The Los Angeles Art Scene and the 1960s Hunter Drohojowska-Philp Henry Holt: 288 pp., $27 After decades of neglect, Los Angeles art history is a hot topic. The most immediate reason is "Pacific Standard Time: L.A. Art 1945-1980," an...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesRed Summer The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America Cameron McWhirter Henry Holt: 368 pp., $30 From April to October 1919, a wave of racial violence swept across the United States. A bloody series of at least 52 lynchings and 25 major...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesThe idea of caring for the environment seems to be easier to get across to kids than to adults. Many adults just think the world is too complicated. "What difference does one light bulb or one plastic water bottle make in the wide world?" they think. For...
Culture Monster"Rebels in Paradise: The Los Angeles Art Scene and the 1960s" is a smart, entertaining romp....
Los Angeles TimesRevolution The Year I Fell in Love and Went to Join the War Deb Olin Unferth Henry Holt: 212 pp., $24 In the 1980s, Central America was astir with civil unrest, in Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua. While nation-states and their proxies intervened...
Tags: Human Interest, Joan Didion, Nicaragua, Book, Christianity
Special to the Los Angeles TimesThe View from Lazy Point A Natural Year in an Unnatural World Carl Safina Henry Holt: 416 pp., $30 "The View from Lazy Point" is a naturalist's notebook, a record of a year at Carl Safina's home on the Sound side of eastern Long Island, north of...
Tags: Conservation, Aldo Leopold, Fishing, Long Island, Book
Special to the Los Angeles Times"The guy looks tough, setting off my internal alert. Everyone knows a guiding principle of underclassman survival is identifying dangerous upperclassmen." (from "Leverage") • "We're losers together. We don't care. We're like freedom fighters. We'...
Absolute Monarchs A History of the Papacy John Julius Norwich Random House: $30 The respected historian of the Byzantine Empire and Venice now turns to one of the oldest institutions on Earth and those who have worn the mitred hat during its 2,000-...
Tags: Henry Kissinger, Edward Ruscha, Afghanistan, Germany, Terrorism
Jacket CopyThe Mystery Writers of America announces its 2011 Edgar Awards....
Special to the Los Angeles TimesHope Will Find You My Search for the Wisdom to Stop Waiting and Start Living Naomi Levy Harmony Books: 244 pp., $23 Naomi Levy, the first female Conservative rabbi to lead a congregation on the West Coast, was used to caring for other people in...
Tags: Physical Therapists, China, Rape, Germany, Family
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