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Maya Angelou

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  • The birth of a Twitter trend: #replacebooktitleswithbacon

     
    Lots of great book titles with bacon! And if you've seen too many go by on Twitter lately, blame Carolyn Kellogg and Elissa Schappell....
  • Famous authors on ziplines [video]

     
    Tom Wolfe, Joyce Carol Oates and Maya Angelou ziplining -- or not....
  • Music review: Jessye Norman helps launch Rachael Worby's Muse/ique

     
    Famed American soprano Jessye Norman highlighted the debut of Rachael Worby's new Muse/ique at Caltech Saturday night....
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's new film unveils a hidden chapter from hoops history

     
    It's hard to imagine any institution that has done more to showcase African American style and culture than basketball, which has spawned generation after generation of infectious icons of cool, from Bill Russell, Dr. J and Magic Johnson to Michael......
  • Thursday's TV Talk Shows

     
    The Early Show Jim Parsons. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Giada De Laurentiis; John Leguizamo. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America Maya Angelou. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Rachael Ray Michael J. Fox. (N) 9 a.m. KCBS Regis & Kelly......
  • Countdown to the last 'Oprah Winfrey Show': The next-to-last episode!

     
    Blogging the next-to-last 'Oprah Winfrey Show': what does it mean to lose a powerful black female voice from daytime TV?...
  • OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network launches with high expectations

     
    Soon it will be time to measure the Oprah bounce. On Saturday, a switch will be flipped and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network will be available in nearly 85 million homes. It is the most highly anticipated launch of a cable......
  • Jasper Johns, Yo-Yo Ma to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom from Obama

     
    The White House announced Wednesday that President Obama will bestow the Presidential Medal of Freedom -- the country's highest civilian honor -- on 15 individuals, including artist Jasper Johns and cellist Yo-Yo Ma. The awards, which will be presented...
  • O celebrates 10 years with Top 10 recipe lists

     
    Unless you've been living under a rock, you know that O Magazine is celebrating its 10th anniversary. That means Top 10 lists abound, including Top 10 Best Recipes Ever published in the magazine. Among them: Maya Angelou's banana pudding. The......
  • Book review: 'Irrepressible: The Life and Times of Jessica Mitford' by Leslie Brody

    Book review: 'Irrepressible: The Life and Times of Jessica Mitford' by Leslie Brody
    In their time, the daughters of the second Baron Redesdale, better known as the Mitford sisters, were an industry. Their trade, for the most part, was their mere existence — swanning about British society, leaving scandal and newsprint in their...
  • Book calendar events for the week of March 13, 2011

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY 826LA Adult Writing Seminar Series: TV Writing: A series of panel discussions featuring industry professionals will cover multiple aspects of writing for television. Panelists include Emily Cutler,...