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  • Theatre review: 'The Field' and 'War' at Theatre Banshee

     
    A quiz for Los Angeles theatergoers: Question: Where can you see a lot of Irish chancers fighting over turf? Answer: At “The Field” and “War,” playing in repertory at Theatre Banshee in Burbank. Q: Which one is the drama and...
  • The Hay Festival is underway without Henning Mankell

     
    The Hay Festival of literature and the arts, held annually in Hay-on-Wye in Wales, kicked off May 27 and continues through Sunday. The popular festival, which regularly features audiences of 1,500, is sponsored by the Guardian. Authors who've already...

    The Siren's Call: Summer chills from Neil Gaiman & Co.

    The Siren's Call: Summer chills from Neil Gaiman & Co.
    Let's face it: If Homer or Virgil were writing today, their work would probably get shelved in the fantasy section of the bookstore rather than in "Classics of Western Literature." "Oh, c'mon," I imagine some bookseller saying, "the publisher says this...

    Discoveries

    Discoveries
    A Day in the Life of a Smiling Woman Complete Short Stories Margaret Drabble Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 215 pp., $24 Written over a period of 50 years, these stories reveal a great deal about a writer best known for her novels. Organized...

    What's on these authors' summer 2011 reading list

    What's on these authors' summer 2011 reading list
    Here at Book Review, we know what looked good to us on the summer bookshelves, but we couldn't help but wonder what some of our favorite authors were looking forward to tossing in their travel bag or bringing out to the backyard or the beach for one of...