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  • Ebook sales headed for $1 billion

     
    A report by Forrester Research predicts that ebook sales will total $966 million in 2010. In 2011, the $1 billion line for total ebooks sales will be crossed. In 2009, ebook sales were $169.5 million -- not a big portion......
  • Wherefore art thou, refudiate? Sarah Palin as Shakespeare

     
    On Sunday, Sarah Palin's Twitter feed appealed to "peaceful Muslims" to speak out against a proposed Muslim community center in Lower Manhattan, a few blocks from ground zero. While this might be troublesome to those who don't share her political......
  • Random Shot – Pershing Square

     
    Photograph by Rosanna Xia / Los Angeles Times Rosanna Xia, a summer intern with The Times, visited an art show in Pershing Square on Sunday and took this photo of Dan Brown’s “Tribute to the King of Pop,” a portrait of Michael Jackson done with cola...
  • Conserving a masterpiece -- the Ghent Altarpiece

     
    When Anne van Grevenstein-Kruse was a child, her family made a pilgrimage from Antwerp to Ghent to see “The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb,” the celebrated 15th-century altarpiece by Hubert and Jan van Eyck. “It was still in its original......
  • Who do you write like?

     
    Are your characters as snazzy as James Bond? Are your sentences lyrical as those in "Lolita"? Pop a few paragraphs into the website I Write Like to find out if you write like Ian Fleming or Vladimir Nabokov. You might......
  • Book review: 'The Thousand' by Kevin Guilfoile

    Book review: 'The Thousand' by Kevin Guilfoile
    If you like Scott Turow, Stan Lee, Dan Brown or Michael Crichton, then you are in the target audience for Kevin Guilfoile's novel "The Thousand." Unfortunately, like smoked duck ravioli with wasabi-tomatillo sauce, Guilfoile has fallen under the sway of...
  • Book review: 'Adam & Eve: A Novel' by Sena Jeter Naslund

    Book review: 'Adam & Eve: A Novel' by Sena Jeter Naslund
    The clash between science and faith is a subject that bestselling author Sena Jeter Naslund returns to in her new novel "Adam & Eve," but, unlike her previous books "Ahab's Wife" and "Abundance," her latest demands a suspension of disbelief that is...
  • Stieg Larsson's 'Girl' is an international publishing phenomenon

    Stieg Larsson's 'Girl' is an international publishing phenomenon
    Massive, worldwide success often remains a bit enigmatic, but this publishing breakthrough seemed especially unlikely. The first novel begins with the dull thud of a family tree full of foreign names: The book starts slowly — digging into arcane...
  • Quirky and unusual

    Quirky and unusual
    Awkward Family Pet Photos Mike Bender and Doug Chernack Three Rivers Press, $15, paper The guys who brought us "Awkward Family Photos" are back with an edition devoted to cruel and unusual punishment to animals. Sort of. It's not that we don't love our...
  • Running in circles

    By Ed Park * To take a page from last month's column: We learn from John Crowley's "Endless Things," the final book of his "Aegypt" cycle, that "Coleridge had written . . . that 'the common end of all narrative, nay of all poems, is to convert a...
  • 'The Sistine Secrets: Michelangelo's Forbidden Messages in the Heart of the Vatican' by Benjamin Blech and Roy Doliner

    'The Sistine Secrets: Michelangelo's Forbidden Messages in the Heart of the Vatican' by Benjamin Blech and Roy Doliner
    MICHELANGELO studied the Kabbalah and Talmud? It's all right there, above our heads, as Benjamin Blech and Roy Doliner demonstrate in their fascinating study of the Sistine Chapel, "The Sistine Secrets" (HarperOne: 336 pp., $26.95). I understand the...