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Alison Wright got her first camera at age 10, a Kodak Instamatic. Then she learned there was such a thing as a photojournalist, a person who traveled the world taking pictures. So that was that. She had a career – a career that would eventually...
Somewhere between her Chilean family's life-or-death political realities and its intuitive, fantastical imagination is where Isabel Allende writes. Where she lives is the Bay Area, arriving in California about 25 years ago with a famous surname she's gone...
Before her panel at the L.A. Times Festival of Book, journalist and author Amy Wilentz dropped in at our video booth to talk about how she came to write her latest book, "Farewell, Fred Voodoo." Written after Haiti's devastating 2010 earthquake, this...
Deep into Marie Arana's wonderful new biography of Simón Bolívar, "the George Washington of South America," there's a deliciously unexpected pause in the action. It's 1816, and Bolívar has set sail from Haiti. He's on his way back to Venezuela, with...
Garnier Olia plans to start a national tour to demonstrate its Olia home hair color in Los Angeles on April 3. The company’s goal is to show consumers the product can deliver permanent color and improve smoothness and shine as well as salon...
This post has been corrected, as indicated below.Things seemed simpler this year at the enormous annual trade show for the natural products industry. There was a bit of a back-to-the-old-days vibe among the thousands of things to eat or drink, to use to clean your person or your house, to improve your...
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who died Tuesday at age 58, was a flamboyant figure on the world stage, often snagging headlines with his dramatic declarations in speeches and to the media. Here are some of the remarks that garnered international...
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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Two turns off the alley and I was hopelessly lost. In less than five minutes, I couldn't see the guest house where I had been staying for a week, even though it was one of the taller buildings in Haiti. With a few quick...
Re "Patt Morrison Asks: Richard M. Walden, charity case," Opinion, Jan. 30 Richard M. Walden raises several points about the American Red Cross that I'd like to address. When a donor designates his contribution to be spent on an event such as the...
Almost on impulse, almost 35 years ago, Richard M. Walden and a friend rounded up six tons of relief supplies and a jet to ferry them to Vietnamese boat people in Malaysia. Thus was Operation California — now Operation USA — born. A Times...
Author Amy Wiltenz joined us from New York, where she's on tour with her new book "Farewell, Fred Voodoo: A Letter from Haiti." Published this month by Simon & Shuster, "Farewell, Fred Voodoo" is a compelling work of reportage and memoir that recounts...
Tags: Haiti Earthquake (2010)
Join us Tuesday for a live video conversation with award-winning author Amy Wilentz about her new book, "Farewell, Fred Voodoo." After a massive earthquake devastated Haiti in 2010, Wilentz, a journalist who has been writing about the country for more...
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