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Special to the Los Angeles Times-------------------- American Canopy Trees, Forests and the Making of a Nation Eric Rutkow Scribner: 407 pp., $29 -------------------- Every book has its quirks. In the case of the newly published history "American Canopy: Trees, Forests, and the...
Have you ever participated in a book club group, or wished you could form a group? There are so many reasons to join a book club or to start your own. It's an excellent way to enjoy books and challenge your mind. Participating in a book club encourages...
I would like to thank letter writer Charles Herr for exhibiting concern about the treatment of historic items within the community ("Laying bare hands on historic bible is an archival sin," April 4). Like him, I believe that the greatest care should be...
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As the Trayvon Martin controversy splinters into a debate about self-defense, a central question remains: Who was heard crying for help on a 911 call in the moments before the teen was shot? A leading expert in the field of forensic voice...
Tribune NewspapersLike many journalists, Nancy Bilyeau dreamed of writing a novel. She even managed to eke out a few chapters, melding her two great loves of Tudor history and mystery thrillers. But whenever she would make a little headway, the real world — her...
NEW YORK (AP) — It was a decade when tens of millions of people in the U.S. experienced mass unemployment and social upheaval as the nation clawed its way out of the Great Depression and rumblings of global war were heard from abroad. Now, intimate...
Tribune Media ServicesBorn in Sao Paulo, Brazil to Korean parents, author Samuel Park, who now resides in the United States, enjoys dual citizenship. "I left Brazil at age 14 (for Los Angeles), so my Portuguese is pretty fluent, even though I don't have any Portuguese-speaking...
Dmitri Nabokov, the only child of acclaimed novelist Vladimir Nabokov who helped protect and translate his father's work while pursuing careers as an opera singer and race car driver, has died. He was 77. The younger Nabokov died Wednesday at a...
Jacket CopyWith young adult literature become something of a cultural juggernaut, it's about time the genre spawned a literary series in Los Angeles. Starting Thursday, the central branch of the Los Angeles Public Library will begin hosting a teen reading series.......
Matt DonnellyLos Angeles Times blogger Robin Thicke caught a little heat in New York Cityon Thursday, as the R&B crooner was busted on suspicion of smoking and possessing marijuana. Thicke, son of sitcom actor Alan Thicke and husband of knockout...
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All The RageThe runway show for Thom Browne's fall and winter 2012 women's collection started with a eulogy in front of 10 occupied coffins -- followed by an equally otherworldy collection that was part Tim Burton and part Yohji Yamamoto....
Nation NowGoogle 4 Doodle 2012: The annual contest has become increasingly popular over the years; the 2012 theme is "If I could travel in time, I'd visit ..."...
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