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  • His wit was hard-boiled

    His wit was hard-boiled
    WE think we know Damon Runyon, and we might think we're pretty jaded about him, but a fat new anthology, " 'Guys and Dolls' and Other Writings" (Penguin: 636 pp., $18 paper), introduced by Pete Hamill and edited and annotated by Cornell professor Daniel...
  • Michael Jackson hailed during emotional memorial service

    Michael Jackson hailed during emotional memorial service
    Music legends, sports figures, and civil rights leaders paid tribute to Michael Jackson today during an emotional, song-filled service at Staples Center that was part polished entertainment, part revival meeting. Jackson was praised as a music pioneer...
  • Post-holiday pop headlines: Soundgarden, Kanye return, and Lenny Kravitz speaks on Michael Jackson leak

     
    Let the Coachella speculation begin. After the universe rejected Chris Cornell's attempts at joining forces with Timbaland, the alt-rock survivor announced over the holiday weekend that Soundgarden would be getting back together. No major details, but...
  • Michelle Obama tells international audience why the arts matter

     
    Michelle Obama hosted a concert this morning at the Pittsburgh Creative & Performing Arts School for its students and the spouses of international leaders deliberating at the G-20 economic summit. She gave an 11-minute address about the arts as a......
  • Skingraft, Louis Verdad show spring 2010 collections at Downtown L.A. Fashion Week

     
    Skingraft channeled Amelia Earhart and Louis Verdad's muse was Michelle Obama last night at Downtown L.A. Fashion Week. ???We were really inspired by strong women like Amelia Earhart and Joan of Arc,??? said Skingraft co-designer Katie Kay. ???There is...
  • School district trustee in Orange County seeks to ban Maya Angelou book from libraries

     
    There have been several attempts in recent years to ban certain books at Orange County schools. The list includes "Twilight" and "Snow Falling on Cedar." Now, a Westminster school board member has raised concerns about a Maya Angelou book that......
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers

    Los Angeles Times bestsellers
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || weeks on list || || 1. || Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown: $19.99) Bella must choose between her lover and a friend, between life and death. || 18 || || 2. || The Brass Verdict by Michael Connelly (Little,...
  • 'Good Hair'

    'Good Hair'
    Hair -- short, long, curly, straight -- if it happens to be on a woman's head, those tresses come with issues; roots buried deep in the complicated corner of the brain where self-esteem lives. If it is "black" hair -- as in ethnic -- there are many...
  • Paperback Writers: Greek myth is hip, so is Richard Milward's new novel

    Paperback Writers: Greek myth is hip, so is Richard Milward's new novel
    Dino Buzzati: "Poem Strip" (NYRB Classics) This is weird, wild, wonderful. Dino Buzzati was a luminary of the Italian avant-garde around the middle of the last century. His writing started out as straightforward realism but moved toward Gogol and Kafka....
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Nov. 29, 2009.

    Fiction 1. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson ($14.95) 2. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout ($14) 3. The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery ($15) 4. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for June 7, 2009

    Los Angeles Times bestsellers for June 7, 2009
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan (Disney Hyperion: $17.99) Percy Jackson and his army of demigods battle to stop the Lord of Time. || 4 || || 2. || Gone Tomorrow by Lee Child (Delacorte: $27)...