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  • Review: Ruth Rendell's thought-provoking 'The St. Zita Society'

    Review: Ruth Rendell's thought-provoking 'The St. Zita Society'
    -------------------- The St. Zita Society A Novel Ruth Rendell Scribner: 272 pp., $26 -------------------- If you're unfamiliar with Ruth Rendell, if you've somehow managed to miss her 60 or so books, if you've never experienced the frisson...
  • Not Just For Kids: 'The Peculiar' by Stefan Bachmann is a fantastical tale

    Not Just For Kids: 'The Peculiar' by Stefan Bachmann is a fantastical tale
    -------------------- The Peculiar A Novel Stefan Bachmann Greenwillow Books: 384 pp., $16.99, ages 9 and up -------------------- The average 16-year-old who writes usually does so for school, bringing the same level of rigor and enthusiasm to the...
  • Review: 'War Horse' at Ahmanson Theatre is a marvel of stagecraft

     Review: 'War Horse' at Ahmanson Theatre is a marvel of stagecraft
    What gruesome casualty statistics fail to do, a horse made of wire mesh and plywood pulls off with profound simplicity: Joey, the magnificent puppet stallion at the center of"War Horse,"communicates to a broad public the staggering waste of war. Yes, it'...
  • Review: 'Devine Intervention' shows there's life in afterlife

    Review: 'Devine Intervention' shows there's life in afterlife
    In Martha Brockenbrough's heaven, old people show too much leg playing leap frog, and the church choir covers classic rock. Clearly, Brockenbrough is not a follower of the New Testament. That's good news for heathen readers who will delight in the...
  • John Hurt in 'Krapp's Last Tape' for Kirk Douglas Theatre season

    John Hurt in 'Krapp's Last Tape' for Kirk Douglas Theatre season
    John Hurt performing Samuel Beckett's "Krapp's Last Tape" will be among the highlights of the Kirk Douglas Theatre's 2012-13 season, which will be announced Thursday by Center Theatre Group. The season will feature a total of five main productions,...
  • 'American Idol' finale: Fans react to Phillip Phillips' triumph

     
    Phillip Phillips is the new winner of "American Idol." But most people online just want to make jokes about the "American Idol" winner's name and his "white guy with a guitar" status....
  • Armando Iannucci talks political satire and new HBO series 'Veep'

     
    In the middle of a publicity blitz for “Veep,” the new HBO comedy series premiering Sunday that stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus as a frustrated vice president, Armando Iannucci is holed up at the Trump International Hotel on Columbus Circle in...
  • TV This Week for April 15 - 21

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 15 - 21 in PDF format TV listings for the week of April 15 - 21 in PDF format are also available here This week's TV Movies SUNDAY How......
  • More books celebrate Dickens' 200th anniversary

     
    For serious fans of Charles Dickens, the Nonesuch Dickens collection is an absolute must....
  • Book review: 'The Selected Letters of Charles Dickens'

    Book review: 'The Selected Letters of Charles Dickens'
    The Selected Letters of Charles Dickens Edited by Jenny Hartley Oxford University Press: 458 pp., $34.95 This is the bicentennial year of Charles Dickens' birth. We need no reminder of his eminence as novelist, but there are celebrations of his other...
  • This Sunday: Figment, Charles Dickens, Etgar Keret and more

     
    Figment awarded innovators prize at LA Times Book Awards. Letters by Charles Dickens and short stories by Etgar Keret this Sunday....