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Deesha Philyaw, Victoria Chang and Isabel Wilkerson are among the winners of the 2020 L.A. Times Book Prizes, announced Friday.

The Louisville police officer who fired at Breonna Taylor after being shot is writing a book, but a publishing giant is declining to distribute it.

Face masks and social distancing will be enforced. Signs will direct foot traffic, and furniture and bookshelves have been reorganized.

The 26th Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is going virtual again this year. The event kicks off April 17 at 10 a.m. Here’s how to watch.

Festival of Books / Book Prizes

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41st annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes ceremony On Now

41st annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes ceremony

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LA Times Today: 2021 Festival of Books author Don Lemon On Now

LA Times Today: 2021 Festival of Books author Don Lemon

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LA Times Today: 2021 Festival of Books On Now

LA Times Today: 2021 Festival of Books

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Fiction: All You Need is Love On Now

Fiction: All You Need is Love

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Kevin Kwan on writing during the pandemic and how he juggles so much work On Now

Kevin Kwan on writing during the pandemic and how he juggles so much work

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marlon james books chat On Now

Marlon James talks influences and mixing genres

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Marilynne Robinson, Author of 'Jack,' in Conversation with Héctor Tobar On Now

Marilynne Robinson, Author of 'Jack,' in Conversation with Héctor Tobar

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Memoirs of The Black Experience On Now

Memoirs of The Black Experience

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Viet Thanh Nguyen talks ‘narrative scarcity’

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“Chicken of the Sea” by Viet Thanh Nguyen and Ellison Nguyen A Reading and Conversation On Now

“Chicken of the Sea” by Viet Thanh Nguyen and Ellison Nguyen A Reading and Conversation

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Reading in the time of coronavirus

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.

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.

Karla Cornejo Villavicencio talks about her eye-opening book “The Undocumented Americans” and what it taught her about herself. She’ll join the LAT Book Club on Dec. 15.

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