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Pulitzer Prize Awards

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  • Walter Kirn on 'Blood Will Out' and a friendly psychopath [Video]

    Walter Kirn on 'Blood Will Out' and a friendly psychopath [Video]
    Walter Kirn's novels have been made into films ("Up in the Air," "Thumbsucker"), but his most recent book is nonfiction. Part memoir, part true crime, "Blood Will Out: The True Story of a Murder, a Mystery and a Masquerade" is currently climbing our...
  • J.K. Rowling covers the '2014 Quidditch World Cup'

    J.K. Rowling covers the '2014 Quidditch World Cup'
    A hush fell over the audience at the 34th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes on Friday night when the winner of the mystery/thriller prize was announced -- J.K. Rowling, writing under the pseudonym of “Robert Galbraith” for “The...
  • Does new marijuana study back Gov. Brown's warning about pot smokers?

    Does new marijuana study back Gov. Brown's warning about pot smokers?
    Maybe Jerry Brown was more right about marijuana than folks gave him credit for -- at least if a new study on pot has merit. You may recall that California’s governor, appearing on NBC’s “Meet the Press” in March, had this to say...
  • Why split Calif. into only six states? Go libertarian all the way!

    Why split Calif. into <em>only</em> six states? Go libertarian all the way!
    Until now I was unclear on why California should be divvied up into six states. But I wasn’t alone. Tim Draper, the Silicon Valley venture-capitalist billionaire guy who is trying to collect enough signatures to put a California balkanization...
  • The Kansas killings: Will every crime be a hate crime someday?

    The Kansas killings: Will every crime be a hate crime someday?
    Frazier Glenn Cross (a.k.a. Frazier Glenn Miller Jr.), the 73-year-old extremist accused of killing three people in Overland Park, Kan., is an avowed anti-Semite who reportedly yelled “Heil, Hitler!” while sitting in a police car. Yet his...
  • Jaden Smith to star in film of James McBride's 'The Good Lord Bird'

    Jaden Smith to star in film of James McBride's 'The Good Lord Bird'
    Jaden Smith will play Little Onion, the young slave who joins John Brown's team of abolitionists in a film adaptation of James McBride's "The Good Lord Bird," Deadline reports. The satirical take on a serious era in America's history won McBride the...
  • How to prepare for the coming 'blood moon' apocalypse

    How to prepare for the coming 'blood moon' apocalypse
    Stayed up well past my bedtime Monday night to catch the “blood moon.” Wish I would’ve known that it was a sign of the apocalypse — I might have lingered a little longer. What’s that? You didn’t know either? That&...
  • Eva Ban dies at 94; woman in famous beach photo with President Kennedy

    Eva Ban dies at 94; woman in famous beach photo with President Kennedy
    Today, the image would have gone viral in an instant: The president of the United States, dripping wet in swim trunks before a throng of excited beachgoers, trading a look and a laugh with an attractive woman in a polka-dot bikini. But well before the...
  • Gregory White Smith dies at 62; co-wrote Jackson Pollock biography

     Gregory White Smith dies at 62; co-wrote Jackson Pollock biography
    Gregory White Smith, a Harvard-trained lawyer, businessman, philanthropist and Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer who raised hackles in the art world with an intensely psychological examination of the life and work of Jackson Pollock, has died. He was 62....
  • The winners of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes are ...

    The winners of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes are ...
    The 34th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were awarded Friday night at USC's Bovard Auditorium. The winners in 10 categories included a first-generation Chinese American, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and one of the bestselling authors of all time...
  • Lisa Cholodenko named guest director of L.A. Film Festival

    Lisa Cholodenko named guest director of L.A. Film Festival
    The Academy Award-nominated writer and director Lisa Cholodenko ("The Kids Are All Right," "High Art") will serve as guest director of the Los Angeles Film Festival, organizers announced Tuesday. The festival takes place June 11-19 in downtown L.A....