| Jun 27, 2012
You can take Walter Mosley out of Los Angeles — in fact, Mosley did so himself, moving to New York decades ago — but you can't take L.A. out of Walter Mosley. The master of several genres keeps the city present, from his Easy Rawlins detective...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 9:54 PM
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...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 8:41 AM
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....
| Jun 4, 2012
Leo Dillon, an illustrator who collaborated with his wife, Diane, on dozens of books for children and adults and became the first black to receive the Caldecott Medal for children's books, has died. He was 79.
A longtime Brooklyn resident, Dillon died...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 11:43 AM
Ray Bradbury, the writer whose expansive flights of fantasy and vividly rendered space-scapes have provided the world with one of the most enduring speculative blueprints for the future, has died. He was 91.
Bradbury died Tuesday night in Los Angeles,...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 2:05 PM
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...
| Sep 15, 2012
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...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 9:35 PM
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," died Tuesday. He was 101.......
| Feb 10, 2012
| 11:19 AM
William Gibson talks to Wired Magazine...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 4:37 PM
The nominees for the Nebula science fiction and fantasy writing awards were announced today....
| Feb 23, 2012
| 9:33 PM
"John Carter" fans created their own unauthorized version of the new film trailer for Walt Disney Studios' upcoming space adventure movie....