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  • The most wanted used books, according to Bookfinder

     
    Sex sells. So does a child prodigy who disappeared in 1939....
  • Critic's Notebook: Under the influence of Hemingway

    Critic's Notebook: Under the influence of Hemingway
    For much of the 1980s, beginning when I was in college, I used to read a Hemingway book a year. The point was not self-improvement but rather a kind of exploration: What was it, exactly, about his writing that I'd missed? I had read "The Sun Also Rises"...
  • Art and politics at the Hammer Museum

     
    Mark Swed reports on a UCLA conference at the Hammer Museum on art and politics that featured French philosopher Alain Badiou....
  • Books by dudes for dudes, books by chicks for dudes

     
    Esquire's 75 books by dudes for dudes is three years old, but Joyland created a list of 250 books for dudes by chicks....
  • Literary journalism finds new platforms

    Literary journalism finds new platforms
    When National Book Award-winning novelist William T. Vollmann went to Japan this spring to report on the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant from inside the contamination zone, he did what any journalist would do. He bought a dosimeter to chart the...
  • Eli Broad at home: A more colorful view of his collection

     
    For this Sunday's Arts & Books feature, we visit Eli Broad at his hilltop home in Brentwood, not far from the Getty Center. The standard line is that his wife Edythe (pictured) has a more natural connection to the art......
  • Gifts with a Presidents Day twist: Commander in Chic

     
    John F. Kennedy is unquestionably the leading presidential trend-setter (no roll call vote required here). His effortless, high-class look had a fresh Hyannis Port nautical bent. JFK was often seen sporting Sperry Top-Siders on his sailboat, taking them...
  • Jonathan Lethem: Look at this! What is it?

     
    An extended conversation with author Jonathan Lethem about fatal self-consciousness, reading...
  • DVD reviews: 'Shock Corridor' and 'The Naked Kiss'

     
    Filmmaker Sam Fuller benefited in the '50s from the backing of such old-time studio bosses as Darryl F. Zanuck. As the industry evolved away from them, Fuller found himself working within tighter budgets — a deficit he turned into a virtue with “...
  • Music review: Gustavo Dudamel and the L.A. Phil on the big screen

     
    "Amazing, amazing, amazing, amazing, amazing …" So exclaimed a woman at a Century City cinema Sunday afternoon as the credits rolled by. Maybe the Los Angeles Philharmonic has a hit on its hands with LA Phil Live. Maybe, maybe, maybe,......
  • Ronni Chasen: Dark theories over her slaying

     
    Hollywood is a notoriously contentious place, where everyone has a different opinion about which movie is the true Oscar favorite or which actor’s career is totally on the downhill slide. But improbably, it seems as if everyone in town agrees......