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Every writer -- even the great ones -- suffers rejection. Several years ago, The Missouri Review went digging in the Alfred A. Knopf archives and retrieved a collection of in-house readers' reports documenting the publisher's rejection of several...
Jacket CopyThe American Library Association announced the winners of a new set of awards going to books for adults....
Jacket CopyAmerican writer Madeline Miller was the surprise winner of the Orange Prize for her novel "The Song of Achilles."...
Jacket CopyThe Orange Prize will no longer be sponsored by mobile company Orange....
Jacket CopyThe Orange Prize announced the shortlist for its 2012 award. It includes American writer Cynthia Ozick, who is in the running for her novel "Foreign Bodies," and Anne Enright, the Irish author of "The Forgotten Waltz."...
Jacket CopyThe schedule is announced for the 2011 PEN World Voices Festival....
Los Angeles Times Book CriticForeign Bodies A Novel Cynthia Ozick Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 256 pp., $26 Cynthia Ozick's sixth novel, "Foreign Bodies," is a piece of literary sleight of hand: It is modeled on Henry James' 1903 novel, "The Ambassadors," the story of an American...
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Special to the Los Angeles TimesLetters Saul Bellow, edited by Benjamin Taylor Viking: 608 pp, $35 Saul Bellow, being Saul Bellow, coined literary profit from emotional tumult. From personal pain came self-exploration and impish bons mots, poured into the heightened confessional of...
Among the advantages of the iPad or other e-reader is that no great book need ever again suffer the sad fate of my paperback copy of "Art and Ardor" by Cynthia Ozick. The essay collection was published in 1983, but by the time it came to me, plucked...
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Los Angeles Times Book CriticFall, it seems, starts earlier every year. Certainly, that's true of publishing: Jonathan Franzen's "Freedom" — arguably the big book of the season — has been a topic of discussion since mid-August, while other anticipated titles (Tom...
Jacket CopyIn 1999, the L.A. Times asked dozens of writers to look back at the prior century and share books they considered lost treasures -- books they loved that had slipped out of sight. Although the authors were formidable -- including......
"The world which is being pictured by the story writers of today . . . is, by and large, and vividly, this day's, this troubled minute's, world." So Wilbur Daniel Steele wrote in the introduction to the 1943 edition of "The O. Henry Prize Stories."...
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