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  • LA Times bestsellers: Books hit the beach

     
    The L.A. Times bestseller list gets darkly beachy this week with the entry of "Point Dume" by Katie Arnoldi. The book, which is at No. 9 on our hardcover fiction list, is about crime and drugs in the Malibu community.......
  • On the L.A. Times bestseller list: A fading newspaper

     
    Tom Rachman didn't much like working as a foreign correspondent for the Associated Press or editor at the International Herald Tribune. "I’m mad about journalism, but the daily grind really got to me,” he told the Globe and Mail. But......
  • Father Boyle's story sticks on the L.A. Times bestseller list

     
    When Father Gregory Boyle began his work in East Los Angeles, the area had the most gang activity in all of Los Angeles. He wanted to provide young people with an alternative. Realizing that staying out of gangs involved both......
  • John Waters steps onto the L.A. Times bestseller list

     
    John Waters was called "The Pope of Trash" by no less than William S. Burroughs. His outrageous cult films -- "MondoTrasho," "Pink Flamingos," "Female Trouble," "Polyester" -- led, improbably, to increasing mainstream success. No less than Johnny Depp...
  • Anthony Bourdain's cooking on the June 27 L.A. Times bestseller list

     
    Because Anthony Bourdain often says the kind of things people aren't used to hearing in polite conversation, he has become, as he writes in his new book, a "professional traveler, writer and TV guy," one who knows food from all......
  • The L.A. Times bestseller list for July 4, 2010: 'The Passage' makes inroads

     
    Can a highbrow writer's adventure in genre fiction have staying power on the L.A. Times bestseller list? The compelling novel "The Passage" by Justin Cronin just might. "The Passage," now in its second week on our hardcover fiction bestseller list,......
  • Lend me your ears: Audio books

     
    Audio books are popular for a variety of reasons. Not only are customers drawn to them for their traditional raison d'etre – as an aid for the blind -- but also because they help book lovers stay current on their......
  • Mindfulness makes the July 11, 2010, L.A. Times bestseller list

     
    Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh's treatise on mindfulness, "You Are Here," marks its fourth week on our nonfiction bestseller list. Thich Nhat Hanh was born in Vietnam 73 years ago, joined a Zen monastery as a teenager and, at age......
  • David Mitchell's Edo-era Japan enters the L.A. Times bestseller list

     
    David Mitchell, a prize-winning literary novelist with strong experimental credentials, enters the L.A. Times bestseller list this week at No. 2 with his new novel, "The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet." The De Zoet (pronounced "de-Zoot") of the title.....
  • Drew Brees hits the July 25, 2010 L.A. Times bestseller list

     
    We're still several weeks away from the beginning of the football season, but Drew Brees, the New Orleans Saints quarterback, has already made his mark on the nonfiction bestseller list. "Coming Back Stronger: Unleashing the Hidden Power of Adversity,"...
  • Parents struggle on this week's L.A. Times bestseller list

     
    Heavy-duty plots that feed into parents' deep fears drive two new novels onto the L.A. Times bestseller list this week. Holding steady at No. 3 is Anne Lamott's "Imperfect Birds." The author's seventh novel finds affluent Bay Area parents Elizabeth......