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Ernest Hemingway

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  • The winning presidential ticket: Obama-Palin in 2008!

    The winning presidential ticket: Obama-Palin in 2008!
    If book sales are any indication, it's going to be an Obama/Palin administration. This revelation comes courtesy of Amazon.com, which launched its Election 2008 store last week. Among many cool features, the store tracks the sales of books written by...
  • Jacket Copy

    Shiver me timbers R.L. Stine, author of the beloved "Goosebumps" series of creepy, crawly stories, is heading to "HorrorLand." The ghoulish theme park will be the springboard for 12 new tales, with Scholastic Books planning to release the first two...
  • Sydney Pollack, 73; Oscar-winning director and producer

    Sydney Pollack, 73; Oscar-winning director and producer
    Sydney Pollack, the Academy Award-winning director of "Out of Africa" who achieved acclaim making popular, mainstream movies with A-list stars, including "The Way We Were" and "Tootsie," died Monday. He was 73. Pollack, who also was a producer and actor,...
  • J.D. Salinger dies at 91; reclusive author of 'The Catcher in the Rye'

    J.D. Salinger dies at 91; reclusive author of 'The Catcher in the Rye'
    After "The Catcher in the Rye" exploded onto the literary scene in 1951, author J.D. Salinger had what every writer yearns for -- money, fame and critical acclaim. "Catcher" became a touchstone for the teenage culture just emerging in post-World War II...
  • Anthony Tarracino dies at 92; colorful saloonkeeper was mayor of Key West

    Anthony Tarracino, known to one and all as Capt. Tony, spent two years as mayor of Key West, Fla., and 60 years as one of the most colorful characters in an island city full of them. During his 92 years, he was a bootlegger, gambler, gunrunner,...
  • Budd Schulberg dies at 95; author of 'What Makes Sammy Run?'

    Budd Schulberg dies at 95; author of 'What Makes Sammy Run?'
    Budd Schulberg, who exposed the dark side of American ambition in his acclaimed Hollywood novel "What Makes Sammy Run?" and won an Academy Award for his screenplay depicting the mob-controlled longshoremen's union in the film classic "On the Waterfront,"...
  • Leaving art out of history

    How did George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" reflect both the Jewish and African American experience in America? Why was Ernest Hemingway's "The Sun Also Rises" so influential for modern fiction and journalism? What was Abstract Expressionism, and why did...
  • Getting lit, two ways: The Goodreads bar crawl [Updated]

     
    This Saturday, Aimee Bender, Joseph Mattson and Martin Pousson will read, kicking off a celebration of literature -- and getting lit. It's an L.A. literary bar crawl, organized by Goodreads, PEN Center USA and Book Soup. The whole thing is......
  • Monster Mash: Domingo back at work; Tom Hanks and 'American Idiot'; Salinger's letter to Hemingway

     
    -- Future plans: Green Day says Tom Hanks may be interested in making a movie out of "American Idiot," the new Broadway show based on one of the American rock band's albums. (Wall Street Journal) -- On the mend: Placido......
  • What is your favorite L.A. hideout? Steve Lopez tells us his

     
    So where do you go in greater Los Angeles to escape the chaos? I ask because readers seem to be searching for such a place. In response to my Wednesday column about Charles Fleming’s new book, “Secret Stairs, A Walking......
  • James Frey's best work?

     
    Smith Magazine's six-word memoirs have been lodged in the literary firmament since the 2008 release of "Not Quite What I Was Planning," a pocket-sized collection that became a bestseller. The idea of a story in six words was inspired by......