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It's a sure sign someone is losing when he demands that the rules be changed. That might explain the renewed interest in making voting mandatory. Peter Orszag, President Obama's former budget director and now a vice chairman at Citigroup, recently...
Actor Ryan Reynolds has listed for sale the Los Feliz hills house he bought with his then-wife, actress Scarlett Johansson, in 2010. Priced at $3.65 million, the 1969 Buff & Hensman-designed Wong House has walls of glass that capture views of downtown...
A gated home in the Pacific Palisades/Brentwood area built for Nobel Prize-winning writer Thomas Mann is available for lease at $15,500 a month. Constructed in 1939, the 5,266-square-foot house on an acre of property has been updated to enhance the...
Christa Wolf, one of Germany's most celebrated writers for her depictions of life in the former communist East, but who was later damaged by revelations she collaborated with its secret police, has died. She was 82. Wolf died Thursday in Berlin,...
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Jacket CopyChrista Wolf, a significant voice in German literature, has died....
Jacket CopyHow the controversy over Salman Rushdie looked in Jaipur, the continued health of Politics & Prose, Jackie Collins' letterhead, and what Thomas Mann wrote about Los Angeles....
Jacket CopyGabriel Garcia Marquez turns 84 today. Celebrate and read his interview with Japanese film director Akira Kurosawa....
Jacket CopyBook critic David L. Ulin on reading underground....
Pop & HissAn appreciation of Jerry Leiber who, writing for Elvis Presley, Peggy Lee, The Coasters and more as the lyricist half of the Leiber and Stoller songwriting team, helped change pop music and set the template for future artists....
Times Book Critic1974: Unhappy at summer camp, I holed up in my bunk and read Philip Roth's "Portnoy's Complaint" and Bernard Malamud's "The Natural." The camp might have been awful, but the books were anything but. 1980: In June, I attended a writers conference at UC...
Pop & HissLinda Ronstadt spoke with me Thursday, generously sharing many memories of guitarist-singer-songwriter-producer Kenny Edwards, who died Wednesday at age 64. Edwards was a founder of the Stone Poneys, the band with whom Ronstadt first surfaced nationally...
Culture MonsterBertolt Brecht, Heinrich and Thomas Mann, and their expatriate literary cohorts may have chalked up a hit or two in Europe, but did they have what it takes to make it in Tinseltown? The story of how talented writers fleeing......
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