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Patricia Cornwell

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  • The narrative thread of real-life crime

    The narrative thread of real-life crime
    WHEN I WORKED at one of Manhattan's independent mystery book shops a few years back, a prospective customer came in every so often with a request for a true crime book. The first time this happened I bounded from behind the cash register to hunt for a...
  • Rebel in a bungalow town

    Playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote reappears in the kitchen of Ron Bernstein's Hollywood bungalow, where a few other friends of the film-rights agent collect around a table composed just so with voluptuous fruits, delicate French pastries and...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Jan. 4, 2009

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || weeks on list || || 1. || The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling (Children's High Level Group: $12.99) A collection of five fairy tales inspired by the " Harry Potter" series. || 3 || || 2. || The Story of...
  • Los Angeles Times Bestsellers

    Los Angeles Times Bestsellers
    Fiction 1. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer ($10.99) 2. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz ($14) 3. New Moon by Stephenie Meyer ($10.99) 4. The Shack by William P. Young ($14.99) 5. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen ($13.95) 6. Out...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Nov. 1, 2009

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || Nine Dragons by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown : $27.99) An LAPD detective travels to Hong Kong to solve the murder of a Chinese immigrant. || 2 || || 2. || The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for the week of March 15, 2009

    Los Angeles Times bestsellers for the week of March 15, 2009
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || weeks on list || || 1. || Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw by Jeff Kinney (Amulet: $12.95) Greg's dad enlists him in organized sports in order to toughen him up. || 7 || || 2. || Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer...
  • Thrillers, fantasy and science fiction

    Thrillers, fantasy and science fiction
    The Affair A Reacher Novel Lee Child Delacorte Press, $28 Knuckle-busting crime-solver Jack Reacher returns with a story from his early years involving a murder near a military base and how he became a maverick hero. After the Apocalypse Stories...
  • Mystery-thriller book review: 'The Crime of Julian Wells'

    Mystery-thriller book review: 'The Crime of Julian Wells'
    Summer might be drawing to a close, but don't worry — there's still plenty of time to squeeze in a few more chills provided by new mysteries and thrillers from Karin Fossum, Tana French and Thomas H. Cook. * An Edgar Allan Poe Award and numerous...
  • Patricia Cornwell wins $50.9 million in suit against money manager

    Patricia Cornwell wins $50.9 million in suit against money manager
    Patricia Cornwell won a judgment of $50.9 million against her former financial managers in federal court in Boston on Tuesday. Cornwell is the author of the bestselling Kay Scarpetta mystery novels. Cornwell accused her former money management firm...
  • Would you pay $4,600 for a bad (rare) poem?

    Would you pay $4,600 for a bad (rare) poem?
    An unpublished manuscript by the 19th century Scottish poet William Topaz McGonagall is up for auction at Bonham's this spring, and is expected to fetch something in the neighborhood of $4,600, according to the Guardian. This price is not despite its...
  • What do Herbert Marcuse and Mark Zuckerberg have in common?

    What do Herbert Marcuse and Mark Zuckerberg have in common?
    To celebrate National Engineers Week -- of course you knew Feb. 17-23 is National Engineers Week, right? -- MIT Press interviews Matthew Wisnioski, author of their book "Engineers for Change: Competing Visions of Technology in 1960s America." Inside...