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Jacket CopyOn Wednesday morning, as part of the lead-up to Sunday's Brooklyn Book Festival, One Story magazine will be handing out free stories at Brooklyn subway stops. Commuters heading into Manhattan from 7:30 a.m. t 9 a. m. may find their......
Jacket CopyThe show "Marketplace," which is heard on public radio stations nationwide, is collecting all its books coverage in a new section of its website, dubbed the Big Book. "Marketplace" includes the flagship weekday show, a 10-minute morning show and...
Culture MonsterLeah Ollman reviews Elaine Reichek's stitched works at Shoshana Wayne...
One thing to know about your book club: Our book club evolved from a one-woman photography show by one of the founders. She asked if we might want to gather informally once a month to discuss books. Six original members led to our current 10 who have been...
Los Angeles TimesThe Night Bookmobile A Graphic Novel Audrey Niffenegger Abrams Comicarts: 40 pp., $19.95 What would a library of your entire life's reading contain? What kinds of material — not just books, but anything you've ever read, such as instruction...
Tags: Fiction, Jane Austen, Audrey Niffenegger, Bob Marley
Fame A Novel in Nine Episodes Daniel Kehlmann Pantheon: 192 pp., $24 Daniel Kehlmann's novel "Fame" includes what must be one of the most hackneyed sex scenes I've read this year. It begins with the narrator musing, "I desired her so much I would have...
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Los Angeles Times Book CriticSunset Park A Novel Paul Auster Henry Holt: 312 pp., $25 Halfway through Paul Auster's 16th novel, "Sunset Park," a writer named Renzo Michaelson mentions to his publisher, Morris Heller, a concept he has for "an essay about the things that don't...
"Sunset Park." Paul Auster. Henry Holt. $25. 320 pp. Don't call it a comeback, because Paul Auster never stopped writing literary fiction while he dabbled in film and radio. But to paraphrase LL Cool J, "Sunset Park" will be rockin' Auster's peers and...
Words & Ideas TODAY Christie Mellor The author of "Were You Raised by Wolves?" will present and sign her new book. Book Soup, 8818 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 4 p.m. Free. (310) 659-3110. Chuck Palahniuk The author will sign copies of his novels...
The majority of current crime fiction adheres to a well-worn template, even if writers don't admit as such. A murder turns carefully crafted order into chaos, and the process of investigation not only unearths how deep those layers of chaos are but also...
Tags: Crimes, Fiction, Vladimir Nabokov, Book, Criminals
June 8, 2008 Editor's Note: It's a perennial question for the summer months, what to read? Here you'll mind more than 50 titles in fiction andÉononfiction, organized according to the months when they'll be published. Books are listed in alphabetical...
Raymond Chandler captured the heartbeat of Los Angeles. A new collection shows his influence still resonatesIf, as is often said, every city has at least one writer it can claim for a muse, Raymond Chandler must be Los Angeles'. To be sure, there are other candidates: John Fante and Nathanael West come immediately to mind, while from a later generation, Joan...
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