Blake Bailey called allegations of sexual misconduct, which first surfaced at the end of a blog post about his new book, “totally false.”
Don Lemon talked about his book on race, “This is the Fire,” in a Times Festival of Books panel that was cut short by the Chauvin verdict announcement.
Kaoru Takamura’s books made her an acclaimed bestseller in Japan for decades. How one American editor finally translated her epic, “Lady Joker”
Louis Menand, the Pulitzer Prize-winning critic and historian, encapsulates the boomer outlook in “The Free World: Art and Thought in the Cold War.”
At a panel Sunday for the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, S.A. Cosby, Danielle Evans, Robert Jones Jr. and Nikky Finney discussed Black life across genres.
Festival of Books / Book Prizes
Meena Harris, author of "Ambitious Girl" in conversation with Mary McNamara
41st annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes ceremony
LA Times Today: 2021 Festival of Books author Don Lemon
LA Times Today: 2021 Festival of Books
Fiction: All You Need is Love
Kevin Kwan on writing during the pandemic and how he juggles so much work
Marlon James talks influences and mixing genres
Marilynne Robinson, Author of 'Jack,' in Conversation with Héctor Tobar
Reading in the time of coronavirus
Several businesses in Southern California have published books about themselves to tap another revenue source after a disastrous year.
COVID-19 canceled in-person author readings. Now the world is reopening. We ask five L.A. poets for their takes on what lies ahead.
From Alabama to Wyoming, a writer traveled a divided nation by reading more than 60 books.
This final, fourth installment of the United We Read series delves into books from Oregon to Wyoming.
The nation’s overlapping crises have sparked the notion that audiences want to be uplifted, more than anything else. I disagree.
Bestselling novelist Lisa See brings’The Island of Sea Women’ to the L.A. Times Book Club
Jane and Raymond Wurwand commit $1 million in grants to support small businesses in Los Angeles County struggling to survive COVID-19.
2020 decimated our cultural and entertainment institutions. Artists have readjusted their ways of working. Many wonder if they can continue their craft even after the pandemic. Yet we’ve also seen resilience and creativity.
Across the city on Thanksgiving weekend, indie bookstores greeted lines of customers, kicking off a holiday season of high promise and existential concern.
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