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Here is a selected list of events for 2006. For more information on an event, plug its name into your favorite search engine. All dates and events are subject to change, so check before going. February Ottawa: Winterlude, Feb. 3-19 (weekends). The...
Tags: Sports, Monuments and Heritage Sites, Travel, Theater, Hinduism
Carlos Leite can barely read a word, but books revolutionized his life. Two years ago, he was doing construction work for a man who was about to toss out six thick, red encyclopedias. Leite asked whether he could have them instead. Thus a dream was born....
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterJune 11, 2008 There are a number of terrific ideas rattling around in David Rabe's cavernous new novel, "Dinosaurs on the Roof." Unfortunately, they're ideas that -- properly honed and focused to an appropriate scale -- probably would have made a...
About two years ago, when rats came down from a lowquat tree and began scratching around and scuttling around in the crawl space beneath our Venice home, I made my wife laugh (and wince) by reading to her from Joseph Mitchell's classic 1944 New Yorker...
Tags: Sports, Armed Forces, Hurricanes, Salman Rushdie, Disasters
The Unfortunates A Novel B.S. Johnson New Directions: 176 pp., $24.95 box The writer B.S. Johnson was one of a handful of modern authors -- among others, Alan Burns, Ann Quin, Zulfikar Ghose -- who extended the range of the English novel by moving...
Tags: Book, Samuel Beckett, Suicide, England, Death
There's painting, sculpture and a bunch of short plays. Also a bar, fair trade chocolate and a big bowl of Chex Mix. Now playing at Art Share L.A., "A Thousand Words" is an inviting, if erratic, conversation between nine writers and nine downtown artists....
Will You Take Me as I Am Joni Mitchell's Blue Period Michelle Mercer Free Press: 240 pp., $24.99 When Joni Mitchell thinks about confession, two things come to mind: witch hunts and Catholic priests. To be held up as the exemplar of confessional...
Times Staff WriterABOUT six years ago, while wrapping up "Amores Perros," the movie that would stamp him as the new "It Boy" of global cinema, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu got an early-morning phone call from a man he'd never met in his life. Like Inarritu, the caller was a...
Marilyn French, a writer and feminist scholar whose provocative 1977 novel "The Women's Room" captured the frustration and fury of a generation of women fed up with society's traditional conceptions of their roles, died Saturday at a hospital in New...
Brooklyn A Novel Colm Tóibín Scribner: 272 pp., $25 Colm Tóibín leads a generation of Irish novelists, born in the 1950s, who have achieved wide international readership. Sebastian Barry, Roddy Doyle, Neil Jordan and Patrick McCabe have long been...
Tags: Family, Book, William Trevor, Edna O'Brien, Roddy Doyle
By Richard Rayner "Ulysses" (Vintage: $17 paper) is the description of a single day, June 16, 1904, a day in the mingled lives of characters walking, talking, dreaming, eating, drinking, mourning and climaxing their way through the hours of an average...
Tags: Edna O'Brien, Pauline Kael, Music Theater, England, Edmund White
Happy the poet whose life and work remain so well-remembered that his name becomes an adjective. George Gordon Byron, sixth baron of that title, is certainly a poet who stands in that rarefied company, though it's hard to believe that even the linguistic...
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Original site for James Joyce topic gallery.