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  • Ray Bradbury and the dime-at-a-time typewriter of 'Fahrenheit 451'

     
    Ray Bradbury's novel "Fahrenheit 451" was an instant hit, and has remained in print since its publication in 1953. In its futuristic dystopia, learning is forbidden and books are banned. As the book explains in its opening pages, Fahrenheit 451......
  • Ray Bradbury essentials to reread, or read for the first time

     
    There's simply not enough time to read Ray Bradbury's entire body of work (even if you don't have a fireman with a flamethrower banging on your door), so why not zero in on some of the books that stunned audiences and laid the foundation of his fame?...
  • Mars rover Curiosity: Stunning panorama from Red Planet

     
    The Mars rover Curiosity sent home panorama images of its own tracks after taking its first few "baby steps" since landing on the Red Planet. The craft moved about 6 meters from its initial landing spot during the test drive......
  • Beach football in stride with SoCal lifestyle

     Beach football in stride with SoCal lifestyle
    Really great columnists use all five senses. Guys like me use maybe two — taste and thirst. So when I heard about this beach football league, with a 10-game season and postgame bar bashes featuring free food, I said, "Sold." Journalism should...
  • World Book Night 2013, featuring James Patterson and Ann Patchett

    World Book Night 2013, featuring James Patterson and Ann Patchett
    World Book Night is coming to the U.S. in 2013 with the imprimatur of James Patterson and Ann Patchett. The bestselling authors are serving as honorary chairs for the single-day book giveaway in which half a million books will be distributed for free....
  • Ray Bradbury, 91, leaves a rich theatrical legacy too

    Ray Bradbury, 91, leaves a rich theatrical legacy too
    Ray Bradbury, who died on Tuesday at 91, will be remembered foremost as a science-fiction novelist and short-story writer whose works "Fahrenheit 451" and "The Martian Chronicles" have transcended the genre to become literary classics. But Bradbury was...
  • An unexpected relationship status update

    An unexpected relationship status update
    It's popular these days to have a love-hate relationship with Facebook … or maybe just a hate-hate. The IPO was underwhelming, and no one likes the new timeline or that annoying ticker that flows to the right of the screen. People worry about how...
  • Introducing the Los Angeles Times map of Literary Los Angeles

    Introducing the Los Angeles Times map of Literary Los Angeles
    Just in time for the upcoming Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, The Times' books staff has created an interactive map of Literary Los Angeles, a work in progress. We’ve gathered passages from more than two dozen books set in and around L.A., as...
  • Margaret Tante Burk dies at 93; host of Round Table West

    Margaret Tante Burk dies at 93; host of Round Table West
    Margaret Tante Burk, a businesswoman, publicist and book enthusiast who co-founded one of the country's largest literary lunch groups, died Oct. 6 in Los Angeles of natural causes, her son, Harry, said. She was 93. For 30 years, until 2007, Burk ran...
  • Norman Corwin dies at 101; radio's 'poet laureate'

    Norman Corwin dies at 101; radio's 'poet laureate'
    Norman Corwin, the legendary writer, director and producer of original radio plays for CBS during the golden age of radio in the 1930s and '40s when he was revered as the "poet of the airwaves," has died. He was 101. Corwin, a journalist, playwright,...
  • Harold Gould dies at 86; veteran character actor

    Harold Gould dies at 86; veteran character actor
    Harold Gould, a veteran character actor who played con man Kid Twist in the 1973 movie "The Sting," Valerie Harper's father on TV's "Rhoda" and Betty White's boyfriend on "The Golden Girls," has died. He was 86. Gould, who also was known for his stage...