Displaying items 73-84 of 134 » View latimes.com items only< Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11-12 Next >
"I shall not, for example, try to evoke a rhetorical chiaroscuro of an intellect suspended in the twilight of the last divine monarchy, exposed to the philosophies of anarchy, communism and socialism, stricken by a loss of free speech; an intelligence...
Special to the TimesOnly John Updike could turn Hamlet's melancholy metaphysics into a saga of love and betrayal in the suburbs. There are moments when "Gertrude and Claudius," a prequel to Shakespeare's "Hamlet," is strikingly reminiscent of "Couples," Updike's...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterLICKS OF LOVE Short Stories and a Sequel, 'Rabbit Remembered' By John Updike; Alfred A. Knopf: 360 pp., $25 "Infidelity," reflects Frank, epicenter of the story "Natural Color," "widens a couple's erotic field at first, but leaves it weaker and...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterA Day in the Life, at 90 * Keeping up with Julia Child, who has a new home, a new book deal and a balky oven Home Edition, Food, Page H-1 Features Desk 61 inches; 2181 words Type of Material: Profile; Recipe By RUSS PARSONS, TIMES STAFF WRITER...
Special to the TimesUntil the rise of the suburbs after the Second World War, you could pretty much divide American authors of fiction into country writers and city writers. Nathaniel Hawthorne, Mark Twain, Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner are in the former category; Henry...
Author George Saunders is having the kind of year that could lead the former roofer and slaughterhouse worker to imagine that someone is spritzing the air around him with a giant bottle of perfume. "The way things have been going recently, it's as if...
The Hartford CourantFor a man who spent many years avoiding interviews as he turned out a body of work that made him one of America's greatest living writers, Philip Roth, who turns 80 on March 19, is talking quite a bit. The writer was interviewed in his 18th century...
I've been spending my holiday teaching break trying to finish a manuscript for a young adult coming-of-age novel I'm working on, which has me thinking a lot about coming-of-age novels, which has me wondering if all good novels aren't coming-of-age novels....
In this moving memoir, Katrina Kenison beckons readers into her world and proves to be an insightful guide and companion through the vicissitudes of life. After the death of a friend, and when her youngest son leaves their rural New Hampshire home to...
Tags: Elizabeth Taylor, Book, Authors
For George Saunders, the lines between utopia and dystopia, between realism and science fiction, between humor and horror, have always been fine. Never is it more true, though, than in his new collection of short stories, “Tenth of December.”...
Every journalist's nightmare is the interview with the subject who responds to questions with one-sentence (or even one-word) answers. Fortunately, the writer Nathan Englander — who was in Chicago recently as the inaugural Crown Speaker Series...
Mar 8, 2009 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Feb 10, 2009 |Resource Link| Los Angeles Times
Feb 20, 2000 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Nov 19, 2000 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Aug 7, 2002 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Nov 16, 2003 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Apr 6, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Mar 15, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
Jan 18, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Jan 11, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Jan 4, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Dec 7, 2012 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Original site for John Updike topic gallery.