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In publishing, landing a spot on the "Today" show has traditionally been thought of as a publicity holy grail. Is that why Benjamin Percy wore a pregnancy suit to get there? And did he have any idea just how strange the experience would be? Not...
Tags: NPR, Steve Harvey, Barack Obama
Call it "Long Day's Journey Into Intermission." Or maybe "Waiting ... and Waiting ... and Waiting for Godot." It is the marathon play or performance piece, the theatrical equivalent of the Tour de France or the nine-course prix fixe menu at the French...
It's hardly shocking that the most fully realized characters in "The Casual Vacancy," J.K. Rowling's first novel for adults, are the youngest. Fats Wall, Krystal Weedon, Gaia Bawden, Andrew Price, Sukhvinder Jawanda: Even the names are vaguely...
Tags: J.K. Rowling , Aneurysm, Literature, Fiction, Carl Hiaasen
Jacket CopyThe Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?...
Jacket CopySome students of Los Angeles history may use a car to explore and look for enduring signs of the city's past, while others may prefer to do it from a lounge chair with "Los Angeles in the 1930s: The WPA......
Jacket CopyIn Sunday's book coverage: Richard Ford, Clarice Lispector, 'The Other America' and more....
Jacket CopyThis Sunday's book coverage features John Irving's new novel "In One Person" and Elizabeth Gilbert's great-grandma in the kitchen....
Jacket CopyIn 2012,the first World Book Night celebration in America will give away bestsellers by Stephen King, Patti Smith, Rebecca Skloot, Suzanne Collins and more, for free....
Jacket CopyOur books preview for spring includes lots of events, exciting titles....
Jacket CopyIt's World Book Night, a massive international book giveaway that this year is making its U.S. debut....
The Art of Fielding A Novel Chad Harbach Little, Brown: 528 pp., $25.99 In terms of conjuring a shorthand for a certain American innocence, there are few delivery systems quite so direct as baseball. Touched on by a library's worth of authors...
Tags: Chuck Knoblauch, Don DeLillo, Rick Ankiel, Stephen King, Book
Los Angeles Times Book CriticThe Hair of Harold Roux A Novel Thomas Williams Introduction by Andre Dubus III, afterword by Ann Joslin Williams Bloomsbury: 384 pp., $15 paper Thomas Williams' novel "The Hair of Harold Roux" occupies a peculiar limbo of the lost: Published in...
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