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  • 'Tarzan of the Apes,' reconsidered on his 97th birthday

     
    It was 97 years ago this month that the Frank Munsey-owned pulp called All-Story Magazine introduced the world to a vivid new character with an especially memorable name: Tarzan of the Apes. A book (one of its many, many editons......
  • Robert Silverberg, science fiction elder statesman

    Right about then, the Age of Aquarius seemed to be reaching an apocalyptic conclusion: Amid campus riots, a contentious war and political assassinations, it was hard not to feel fatalistic. And Robert Silverberg, a New York writer who'd recently...
  • Authors, authors everywhere at Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

    Authors, authors everywhere at Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
    What does it mean to celebrate the written word? It means getting excited about, well, everything. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Festival of Books: A Friday Calendar article on authors attending the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books said that...
  • The Big Read is a national page-turner

    The Big Read is a national page-turner
    There was no snow at the Huntington Library in Pasadena, but the four sled dogs tethered there seemed acclimated enough. One amiably licked the face of a child in a stroller. The hubbub wasn't much like the Yukon, but the dogs were there to excite...
  • Book calendar for the week of Feb. 9, 2009

    Book calendar for the week of Feb. 9, 2009
    TODAY Toby Barlow The author of "Sharp Teeth" will present and sign his debut novel. Diesel Bookstore, 225 26th St., L.A. 3 p.m. Free. (310) 576-9960. Norman Klein, Margo Bistis and Andrea Kratky Tom Lesser will moderate a discussion featuring the...
  • 13th Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books Set for April 26-27 at UCLA

    LOS ANGELES, March 20, 2008 -- Readers, writers and book-lovers of all ages will come together Saturday, April 26th and Sunday, April 27th to participate in the highly anticipated 13th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the UCLA campus. "The...
  • 'Fahrenheit 451' burns in flashes

    'Fahrenheit 451' burns in flashes
    It is the curious power of books that they seem to read us as much as we read them; a single sentence can shift our lives forever. That uncanny connection fuels fascism -- and ultimately liberation -- in "Fahrenheit 451," now staged by author Ray...
  • Sci-fi film: The apes weren't cuddly

    Sci-fi film: The apes weren't cuddly
    FORTY years ago, at the height of the race between the United States and the Soviet Union to lay claim to the cosmos, a much-anticipated science-fiction movie made its debut, and sci-fi was never the same again. Kids whose parents dragged them along to...
  • 'The Vampire Archives,' edited by Otto Penzler

    'The Vampire Archives,' edited by Otto Penzler
    The Vampire Archives The Most Complete Volume of Vampire Tales Ever Published Edited and with an Introduction by Otto Penzler Vintage: 1034 pp., $25 paper "You have heard, no doubt, of the appalling superstition that prevails in Upper and Lower...
  • Ray Bradbury's '2116' debuts at long last

    Ray Bradbury's '2116' debuts at long last
    "2116," a musical Ray Bradbury wrote more than 50 years ago for Charles Laughton and Elsa Lanchester, will have its long-deferred premiere Jan. 16 at the Fremont Centre Theatre in South Pasadena. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Ray Bradbury: An...
  • Siren's Call: A talk with Michael Moorcock

    Siren's Call: A talk with Michael Moorcock
    Where do you begin with Michael Moorcock? His career and background range as far and wide as his characters do across the multiverse. Novelist, short story writer, editor (of New Worlds and other publications), journalist, musician -- and, in the case...