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A Jury of Her Peers American Women Writers From Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx Elaine Showalter Alfred A. Knopf: 608 pp., $30 The title of this, the "first literary history of American women writers ever written," explains Elaine Showalter, comes...
Tags: Toni Morrison, Death, Carson McCullers, Crimes, Iowa
The Associated PressLiterary and cultural critic John Leonard, an early champion of Toni Morrison, Gabriel Garcia Marquez and many other authors, and so consumed and so informed by books that Kurt Vonnegut once praised him as "the smartest man who ever lived," has died. He...
Shiver me timbers R.L. Stine, author of the beloved "Goosebumps" series of creepy, crawly stories, is heading to "HorrorLand." The ghoulish theme park will be the springboard for 12 new tales, with Scholastic Books planning to release the first two...
The Early Show Castoff from "Survivor: Fiji"; Halle Berry ("Perfect Strangers"). 7 a.m. KCBS 26874 Today Lily Allen performs; the healing power of laughter; Vanessa Redgrave and author Joan Didion ("The Year of Magical Thinking"). 7 a.m. KNBC 884690...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterNovember 11, 2007 Norman Mailer, the pugnacious two-time Pulitzer Prize winner who jabbed and bobbed his way, sometimes literally, through an extraordinary career as one of the most original and audacious voices in postwar American letters, died...
Tags: Literature, Pete Hamill, George W. Bush, Engineering, Gore Vidal
Important Artifacts and Personal Property From the Collection of Lenore Doolan and Harold Morris, Including Books, Street Fashion, and Jewelry Leanne Shapton Sarah Crichton Books / Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 129 pp., $18 paper In a 1979 New York Review...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterApril 10, 2008 NEW YORK -- The late Norman Mailer, a novelist and cultural provocateur who was rarely at a loss for words, was remembered at a memorial service Wednesday as a man whose deep and abiding commitment to the American novel will be his most...
Matt Welch is The Times' assistant editorial pages editor.MARK MY words: Southern California is about to suffer a major earthquake. Probably a catastrophic fire too. And certainly a real estate collapse. How do I know this? Because the gods (or Thetans) who look down upon our patch of paradise do not appreciate...
Tags: Woody Allen, California, Death, Los Angeles Times, Mike Davis
Some years ago, when they still lived in Malibu, the late John Gregory Dunne and his wife, Joan Didion, entertained a prominent magazine journalist and author at dinner. It was December and, afterward, they invited their guest to accompany them to their...
Tags: Armed Forces, U.S. Army, Death, Children, Tennessee
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterI'm ambivalent about Banned Books Week, which runs through Saturday. On the one hand, we clearly still need such a public affirmation, as the recent tumult over Sarah Palin and her "rhetorical" inquiries to the Wasilla, Alaska, public library show. On...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterWHEN was the last time you heard anyone get excited about a new film critic? That was my reaction when "Michael Clayton" director Tony Gilroy began raving to me about the review he'd seen on YouTube. "It was terrific," he said. "I sent it to George...
NEW YORK, March 10, 2006 – Joan Didion has been named the winner of the 26th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes' Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement. The award honors a living author with a substantial connection to the American West whose...
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