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Jacket CopyThe National Book Critics Circle announced the finalists for its 2011 book awards at a public ceremony on Saturday in New York City. Two Southern California writers are among those up for the awards, which will be presented on March......
Off The MarkleyAs the “Hunger Games” film hits theaters this week, I have to vent for a second. Once—just once!—I would love it if someone would recommend a book to me that was not originally intended for a 14-year-old girl. Watching people...
Jacket CopyHere’s one thing the novelists at Saturday morning’s “The Big Picture” panel at the L.A. Times Festival of Books could agree on: None was overly concerned with the big picture in their work. “I don’t think the ‘...
Cultural criticThe second-greatest mystery ever to come out of Sweden – the first being "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" and its novelistic siblings by the late Stieg Larsson – is the annual speculation about who will receive the Nobel Prize in literature....
If 7 billion blood-thirsty fleas and ticks sucking on the body of an old dog have yet to kill it, then another billion isn’t exactly going to get the job done. That old dog, however, is eventually going to go down, drained and ready for a trip...
Jacket CopyWho is Assia Djebar and why is she considered among the top contenders for the Nobel Prize in literature? This handy guide can help....
Jacket CopyWorld Book Night, so far a UK-only celebration of free book giveaways, will debut in the US in 2012....
Jacket CopyCarmaggedon: your 19-book reading list. Hope it's enough to keep you busy while stuck in traffic....
Los Angeles TimesWhen it comes to the crime-based fiction that long has played such an important role in the literary life of Los Angeles, we're living through what amounts to a golden age. The dark ecstasies of James Ellroy, Michael Connelly's artful probing of the...
Los Angeles TimesThe Sisters Brothers A Novel Patrick deWitt Ecco: 336 pp., $24.99 If Cormac McCarthy had a sense of humor, he might have concocted a story like Patrick deWitt's bloody, darkly funny western "The Sisters Brothers." It's 1851, and Eli and Charlie...
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One thing to know about our book club: Our book club includes nine women and four men. We like the fact that our group has members of both sexes because it brings different perspectives to our discussions. We call ourselves the Gammy Birds, which is...
Zap2It"The Sunset Limited" is drama stripped bare, with two actors in their prime tackling life's major issues. As such, it needs to be incredibly strong. And HBO's movie, airing Saturday, Feb. 12, is. Why are we here? Is there a God? Is life worth living?...
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