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Jacket CopyQuotes by authors are brought to life in a witty poster series by artist Evan Robertson, currently for sale on Etsy....
Jacket CopyThis weekend is the second annual LeaLA, a celebration of Spanish-language literature connected to the famed Guadalajara Book Festival....
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIn my family, we've never recognized a distinction between happiness and the handling of books. Books in libraries, books in shops. Books that take you places, and books you can steal from — like Norman Maclean's memoir, "A River Runs Through It,"...
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Dmitri Nabokov, the only child of acclaimed novelist Vladimir Nabokov who helped protect and translate his father's work while pursuing careers as an opera singer and race car driver, has died. He was 77. The younger Nabokov died Wednesday at a...
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The genesis of "... i listen to the wind that obliterates my traces," a new book of vintage photographs with musical accompaniment, came simply, during one of artist Steve Roden's regular visits to the flea market. "This is how it always happens —...
Hans Keilson was a newly minted physician in the mid-1930s when the persecution began. As a Jew in Hitler's Germany, he was stripped of the right to practice medicine. A writer, he soon lost that identity too: His autobiographical first novel was pulped...
Los Angeles Times Book CriticThe Tragedy of Arthur A Novel Arthur Phillips Random House: 368 pp., $26 First, the MacGuffin: Arthur Phillips' fifth novel, "The Tragedy of Arthur," is built around a full-length, five-act Shakespeare play, "The Most Excellent and Tragical Historie...
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For the Los Angeles TimesThe Dressmaker of Khair Khana Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep Them Safe Gayle Tzemach Lemmon Harper: 288 pp., $24.99 Kamela Sediqi was not yet 20 when the Taliban took over in Kabul, Afghanistan, in...
Jacket CopyPowerful agent Andrew Wylie's plan to sell the e-book backlist of some of his best-known authors -- among them John Updike, Ralph Ellison and Philip Roth -- has come mostly undone. The e-book venture, Odyssey Editions, is a partnership with......
Jacket CopyNatalie Portman carried an Olympia Le-Tan purse made of Vldimir Nabakov's notorious novel Lolita to the premiere of Black Swan....
Jacket CopyWill actresses attending Sunday's Golden Globe Awards follow Natalie Portman's lead and carry book-purses?...
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