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Jacket CopyThe Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?...
Jacket CopyThis week's book coverage includes Emily Bernard's book on Carl Van Vechten and the Harlem Renaissance, Thomas Mallon's novel on Watergate and a remembrance of poet Wislawa Szymborska...
Los Angeles TimesI make books. That's what I do. I made my first book about 17 years ago, a feat I consider a miracle. On a whim I took a class on making cased-in books with hard spines, and when I looked at the finished product I was astounded, as if I'd made a car with...
Author and folklorist Stetson Kennedy, who infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan six decades ago and exposed its secrets but decades later was criticized for appearing to exaggerate his exploits, died Saturday at a medical center near St. Augustine, Fla. He was...
Jacket CopyJacket Copy's bookstore of the week: Brand Bookshop in Glendale, CA....
Special to the Los Angeles TimesThe Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration Isabel Wilkerson Random House: 622 pp, $30 It was an all-too-familiar dispatch from a particular time and place. The Clarks, a young black family of four, were trying to improve...
Changing My Mind Occasional Essays Zadie Smith The Penguin Press: 306 pp., $26.95 Reviewing Zadie Smith's 2001 debut, "White Teeth," the critic James Wood lumped the blazing hot young British writer with no less than Salman Rushdie, David Foster...
Daunting as it may be to assemble a centuries-spanning assessment of any country, even one with a fairly linear march through history, how does one approach a culture as unstable, contradictory and contested as ours? Where do you start? Where do you stop?...
Jacket CopySince last week's devastating earthquake in Haiti, the world's attention has turned to the country as it rarely has before. Yet it's been the focus of literary explorations for decades. In the 1930s, Zora Neale Hurston traveled to Jamaica and......
Culture MonsterâCelebrationâ happened to be the unofficial theme for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatreâs opening night program Tuesday at the Orange County Performing Arts Center, the first of four different slates of mixed repertory being presented through...
Opinion L.A.Comedian Kevin Hart was probably upset about not being invited to the UCSD-area Compton Cookout, where white college kids apparently had a ball acting out their ghetto fantasies. So Hart, who has had roles in "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" and other stuff,...
Politics have provided gay Americans like myself with no end of schadenfreude in recent years, what with the antics of Mark Foley, Larry Craig and other I'm-not-gay Republicans. But last weekend, a competing Democratic farce debuted: Barack Obama's...
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