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  • L.A. Times bestsellers: Surf's up!

     
    If there was any doubt that Southern California is surf country (was there?), the fact that "The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks and Giants of the Ocean" debuts at No. 2 on our hardcover nonfiction bestseller list this......
  • Flight of the Conchords meet 'The Simpsons'

     
    Obsessive fans of Flight of the Conchords — are there any other kind? — have had to settle for repeats of the musical folk duo's HBO show, since singers-songwriters-actors Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement pulled the plug on series TV......
  • Bestsellers, Sept 26: The girl with the Franzen tattoo?

     
    Jonathan Franzen and his new novel, "Freedom," top our fiction bestseller list for the third week running, keeping perennial bestseller Stieg Larsson at bay. Larsson's Millennium Trilogy is doing fine -- "The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest" is at......
  • L.A. Times bestsellers for Sept. 19: Tony Blair's 'A Journey'

     
    Tony Blair has been chalking up the frequent flier miles. On Monday, he was in Philadelphia, accepting the 2010 Liberty Medal. Tuesday saw him being interviewed in New York by Katie Couric, and on Wednesday, he was in Massachusetts, talking......
  • Tuesday's TV Talk Shows

     
    The Early Show (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Jamie Lee Curtis; Sara Bareilles. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Style expert Tim Gunn; physicist Stephen Hawking. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Good Day......
  • Brand X Files: Is Taylor Swift 'horrible'? Kristen Bell wants 'Veronica Mars' movie. The double-rainbow interview.

     
    Black Crowes singer calls Taylor Swift "horrible": We don't know, bro, have you listened to a Black Crowes song lately? [Ministry of Gossip] Kat Von D says she's "in love" with Jesse James: On behalf of Sandra Bullock fans everywhere (read: the entire U....
  • 'Lost' reading list: the show's creators discuss literary influences, from Stephen King to Flannery O'Connor

     
    Ever since Sawyer was shown reading “Watership Down” in Season One of “Lost,” an abundance of carefully placed works of literature have been featured on the show (in gym bags, on book shelves, in episode titles), spawning “Lo...
  • God, in books: Richard Dawkins, R. Crumb and making the case for God

     
    In books this Sunday, we look at God. And may lightning not strike us by beginning with Richard Dawkins, mobbed by fans at an atheist convention. Susan Salter-Reynolds talks to him about his new book. In "The Greatest Show on......
  • Opera review: Philip Glass' 'Kepler' has U.S. premiere at BAM

     
    The starry sky is regular subject, spiritual circumstance or actual setting of Philip Glass’ work. His latest opera, “Kepler,” given its American premiere at the Brooklyn Academy of Music Wednesday night, is about the German astronomer who...
  • For precocious kids: Santa Claus and wormholes

     
    Santa has a thriving holiday subgenre: As Web columnist Sonja Bolle wrote in last Sunday’s Word Play column, many new books are devoted not just to retelling old, familiar tales but also to telling about his “secret life” — where......
  • Looking forward to time in 2010

     
    Despite the fact that I read more fiction than theoretical physics, one of the books I'm most looking forward to in 2010 is Sean Carroll's "From Eternity to Here: The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time." It's coming out......