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There's much talk -- too much, if you ask some people -- about how to make sure young people will read books in our technological age. Heartening results come by way of the young adult section in bookstores (cf. Rowling, J.K. and Meyer, Stephenie) which...
Times Staff WriterA small but devoted group of cruise aficionados wouldn't book a trip on a big ship -- even if you offered them free shore excursions or an upgrade to a stateroom on the top deck. Not for them the swimming pools, floor shows and shopping arcades of...
NOTE TO EDITORS – All media representatives must register in advance to cover this year’s Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. The registration deadline has been extended to April 20. There will be no walk-up registrations. Registration...
Tags: Poetry, Julie Andrews, Family, Culture, Milan Kundera
Ninth Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books To Feature Literary “Who's Who” April 24-25 at UCLANOTE TO EDITORS – New credential policies have been established for working media interested in covering the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. They are posted in the Media Center section at www.latimes.com/festivalofbooks. LOS ANGELES, April 2,...
Tags: Julie Andrews, Family, Milan Kundera, Iris Chang, Clive Barker
Times Staff WriterPlaywright 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...
Tomorrow is my least favorite minor holiday, April Fools' Day. The Internet tells me that the origin of April 1 being a day for this sort of so-called merriment may be Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales," a book-length collection of stories written in...
Tags: Poetry, Dr. Seuss, April Fools' Day, Book, Chicago Tribune
Karen Russell’s debut novel, “Swamplandia!” was one of the most-acclaimed books of 2011. NPR, Entertainment Weekly and the New York Times ranked it high on their year-end lists. HBO optioned it for a forthcoming series. The Pulitzer...
KickingTiresI spent the past several days traversing Florida with my family for a long weekend retreat in Clearwater Beach. We happened to be driving the Lincoln MKX, which worked beautifully for our family in all ways but one: The touch-sensitive......
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelWhy can't Florida get voting right? “Basically it's because it's a freak show,” author Carl Hiaasen told “CBS This Morning” on Thursday. “It's sort of a 24-hour freak show. We are used to this. We don't expect anything to...
firstname.lastname@example.orgIt isn't always a dark and stormy night. There are no fog-covered moors or howling hounds, no trench-coated detectives or suspicious butlers. And, in this particular library, you won't find a Mrs. Peacock, a revolver or candlesticks — just a group...
To stand in the main gallery at Orlando Museum of Art is to be surrounded by greatness. Playwright Edward Albee, of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf" fame, looks out from one wall; artist Robert Rauschenberg from another. There's "Tales of the South...
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