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  • Stephen Elliott is an open book in 'The Adderall Diaries'

    Stephen Elliott is an open book in 'The Adderall Diaries'
    Stephen Elliott started playing around with drugs at 10 and ran away from home when he was 13. He spent most of his teens in and out of group homes; as an adult, he stripped at gay bars for a year while shooting heroin. It came to a crashing conclusion...
  • Meet the gimmick books

    Meet the gimmick books
    One had to relive eighth grade. Another grew a beard so long and unruly it became more famous than its wearer. Yet another got to meet Richard Simmons on a cruise ship and was ranted at by a whole raft of motivational speakers. They're not professional...
  • The pitfalls of one's recall

    The pitfalls of one's recall
    Not long ago, I went to hear physician Michael Stein talk about his memoir, "The Addict," which describes his treatment of a young woman for Vicodin dependency. In this book, Stein opens his office door, revealing what the jacket copy calls "the very...
  • Book calendar

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY AWA Architecture Symposium: The Assn. for Women in Architecture will offer a series of presentations by architects, artists, thinkers and public officials. Participants include Barbara Bestor,...
  • Reporter David Carr investigates his past

    Reporter David Carr investigates his past
    Since everyone nowadays seems to save the worst for first, it's likely you've already heard the gory bits about New York Times media columnist David Carr's former life. That tub of detergent he had to dunk his arm in to clean off the track-mark scabs....
  • Los Angeles Times Bestsellers

    Los Angeles Times Bestsellers
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || weeks on list || || 1. || The Host by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown: $25.99) A woman refuses to give in to alien invaders who take over the minds, but not the bodies, of humans. || 4 || || 2. || The Enchantress of...
  • James Frey rises from the ashes

    James Frey rises from the ashes
    JAMES FREY was back in his old neighborhood, strolling happily along the Venice boardwalk, enjoying a sunny day in a T-shirt and aviator shades as he passed tattoo shops and a man who was selling what he claimed to be "philosophy." It doesn't get any...
  • 'Bright Shiny Morning' by James Frey

    'Bright Shiny Morning' by James Frey
    May 13, 2008 "Bright Shiny Morning" is a terrible book. One of the worst I've ever read. But you have to give James Frey credit for one thing: He's got chutzpah. Two and a half years after he was eviscerated by Oprah Winfrey for exaggerating many of...
  • Dramatist Donald Margulies sees the stage in a fresh light

    Dramatist Donald Margulies sees the stage in a fresh light
    More than a quarter century ago, the critic Robert Hughes called the public's response to Modern art "the shock of the new." The role of art was to stimulate ideas, provoke thought, challenge ways of seeing. Today, we are experiencing a different,...