| Jun 28, 2013
| 10:59 AM
The publishing industry got a little smaller Friday when Hachette announced its plans to buy Hyperion, the adult imprint owned by the Walt Disney Co. Disney, under Disney Publishing Worldwide, will retain its children's books.
Hachette, formally known...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 9:30 PM
Historical mysteries author sued publisher of 'Da Vinci Code'
Michael Baigent, 65, a writer who gained attention for launching a lawsuit contending that "The Da Vinci Code" stole ideas from his book, died of a brain hemorrhage June...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 11:56 AM
Literary tourists traveling to New York have long been drawn to the Algonquin Hotel, the site of the famed Algonquin Roundtable. Full disclosure: "Literary tourists" include me -- I've been there more than once to have a martini in its lounge.
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:46 PM
It may be only the start of summer, but the jockeying for position in Hollywood's end-of-year awards derby is already well under way.
The Weinstein Co. has moved the release dates of two of its hopefuls. "August: Osage County" is being pushed back to...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Today the nation honors the life of Martin Luther King Jr., the reverend and activist who led the American civil rights movement. As King studied nonviolence as practiced by Gandhi and imagined by Henry David Thoreau, now his own life and work are the...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Amy Adams is the latest Lois Lane to hit the Superman franchise, making her debut as the intrepid reporter in the summer blockbuster "Man of Steel."
But the actress, 38, who recently admitted she tried out for the role twice in her career, has no...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 5:24 PM
Film criticism lost a singularly significant voice Thursday with the death of Pulitzer Prize winner Roger Ebert, who lost his ......
| Apr 15, 2013
| 12:54 PM
The 2013 Pulitzer Prizes for photography were announced today at Columbia University in New York....
| Jun 6, 2013
| 12:33 PM
In Thursday's Pictures in the News: — D-Day remembrances of the 69th anniversary of Normandy invasion in WWII. Archive photos from the landings — Compton mayoral candidate Aja Brown celebrates at her victory party in Compton. — Grower...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 8:08 PM
Mark Saylor, a former Los Angeles Times editor who oversaw a Pulitzer Prize-winning series of articles on corruption in the entertainment industry, died Friday of cancer at his Pasadena home, his wife said. He was 58.
Saylor, who was also a nationally...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 7:24 AM
Lawrence Wright, the author of "Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief" appeared on "The Colbert Report" Thursday night to talk about his book. But before he could get there, Stephen Colbert bgean grilling the Pulitzer Prize...