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KTLA NewsSOUTH LOS ANGELES -- A suspect who led police on a dangerous high speed chase through the streets of South Los Angeles is facing numerous charges including assault with a deadly weapon. Police spokesman Richard Price said the suspect walked into the...
Jacket CopyLorin Stein, who has been an editor at Farrar, Straus and Giroux since 1998, will be the next editor of the Paris Review, the literary journal announced Friday. “Lorin has an uncommon literary sensibility and eye for new talent,” publisher......
++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || weeks on list || || 1. || Bright Shiny Morning by James Frey (Harper: $26.95) Lives intertwine across Los Angeles. || 1 || || 2. || Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri (Knopf: $25) U.S.-born children cope with their...
FOX 5 San DiegoAbout 12,000 tourists are expected to stop in San Diego during the next five days as cruise lines divert Mexico-bound ships because of the swine flu scare. Carnival, Holland America and Princess cruise lines have chosen San Diego as an alternate port...
Fiction 1. New Moon by Stephenie Meyer ($10.99) 2. Watchmen by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons ($19.99) 3. The Shack by William P. Young ($14.99) 4. The Reader by Bernhard Schlink ($13.95) 5. Lush Life by Richard Price ($15) 6. The Brief Wondrous Life...
City of Thieves A Novel David Benioff Viking: 260 pp., $24.95 DAVID BENIOFF'S second novel (after "The 25th Hour," which Spike Lee directed for the screen) features a snappy plot, a buoyant friendship, a quirky courtship, an assortment of menacing bad...
Tags: Social Issues, Defense, Spike Lee, Arts and Culture, Frostbite
Pain Killers A Novel Jerry Stahl William Morrow: 408 pp., $24.99 It's rarely wise to compare someone to a legend. Inevitably, somebody is going to question the math. Yet as you read the first 200 pages of "Pain Killers," Jerry Stahl's second novel...
THE BIG PICTURESCOTT RUDIN met one of the key role models for his life when he was a teenager. In the early 1970s, when other kids were playing guitar, shooting hoops or just seeing how long their hair could grow, the 15-year-old Rudin spent his days working for theater...
Winners of the 2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were announced Friday night before an audience gathered in the Chandler Auditorium of the Los Angeles Times building. Robert Alter, the author of 22 works on the Bible, literary modernism and contemporary...
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Lush Life By Richard Price Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 455 pages, $26 Richard Price takes cliched moves by police officers and gives them a postmodern twist. In one of the pivotal scenes of his new novel, "Lush Life," two detectives monitor a large...
California Lectures Presents an Evening with Richard Price, March 12, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. at the Crest Theatre in Sacramento. Tickets are $27 general admission and $15 for students. For ticket info visit the California Lectures website at www....
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Zap2It.comPublished in 1998, Richard Price's lengthy novel "Freedomland" proved a cinematic riddle for its author. Price spent years trying to mold the book into a workable screenplay, with Joe Roth's new drama, starring Julianne Moore and Samuel Jackson, finally...
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