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Top of the TicketDemocrat admits he wrote two poems in college, declines to read them....
Jacket CopyA visit to Jack Kerouac's house in Orlando, Florida....
Jacket CopyTonight's White House poetry event, which includes rapper Common, poets Billy Collins, Elizabeth Alexander, Rita Dove and the singer Aimee Mann, can be streamed online....
Things to know about our book club: Our book club began in Glenview during the big snow in 1967 when two mothers, snowed in with young children, decided to organize a neighborhood book club for much-needed intellectual stimulation. We started with six...
Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Leo Braudy: The author of "The Hollywood Sign: Fantasy and Reality of an American Icon" will discuss and sign his new book. Skylight Books, 1818 N. Vermont Ave., L.A. 5 p.m. Free. (323) 660-1175....
Special to The Los Angeles TimesLeaving Van Gogh A Novel Carol Wallace Spiegel & Grau: 268 pp., $25 "Vincent wrote once in a letter that a man who commits suicide turns his friends into murderers. What does that make me?" writes Dr. Paul Gachet in Carol Wallace's riveting...
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FOX40 NewsBilly Collins spent the last 13 years of his life unable to communicate and barely able to do simple tasks. He was put into a semi-coma when a 15-pound rock flew through the windshield of his semi-truck and hit him in the forehead. That was in 1997, when...
Jacket CopyThe National Poetry Series has announced the five winners of its 2009 manuscript competition; each winner's work will be published in 2010. Erica Meitner, who teaches at Virginia Tech, will see her work "Ideal Cities" published by HarperCollins. Penguin...
Orlando Arts Blog - Orlando Sentinel- A young adult vampire series with interesting characters and a bit of political savvy? You can thank UCF professor Susan Hubbard for her welcome contributions to the seemingly unstoppable trend at her book signings this month. Hubbard will be stopping...
Mr. Spock as well as Joshua Bell: Carpenter Performing Arts Center offers an eclectic 2010-2011 lineupCulture MonsterThe musings of Leonard Nimoy, the music of Pink Floyd, a Broadway cabaret act and Chinese "thunder drums" are among the eclectic offerings of the 2010-2011 season announced by the Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beach. The center will......
Sentinel School Zone» Orlando Sentinel – Sentinel School ZoneAttention, book fans: UCF is hosting its inaugural book festival this week with dozens of events that are free and open to the public on Saturday. A ribbon-cutting ceremony kicks things off at 8:45 a.m. at the main festival site, UCF Arena. Book...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterAugust Kleinzahler gets into fights at poetry readings. Once, in Ireland, he traded insults with a host he found verbose. At a reading in a New York bar, he told a noisy drunk to shut his trap. Fists flew after the guy made a crack about Kleinzahler's...
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