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  • Word power

    Word power
    Earlier this year, when Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a 100-book required reading list for his compatriots, it provoked anxiety, rekindling memories of Soviet-era censorship. The furor underscored an important point: that literature plays a fundamental role in defining a country's culture and its discourse.
  • 'The Killing' recap: Taking its time

    The opening episodes of 'The Killing' gain power from taking their time, says this recap.

    Philip Roth wins Man Booker International Prize, sparks controversy

    A judge withdraws from the Man Booker International Prize jury when the award goes to Philip Roth. "He goes on and on and on about the same subject in almost every single book," she says. "It's as though he's sitting on your face and you can't breathe."

    Soy candles, soaps and more, made by Made

    Downtown Women's Center store: The Downtown Women's Center's store Made is expanding its reach, selling soy candles, soaps, travel bags and other handmade gifts not only from its Skid Row storefront but also through Bloomingdales and the Skirball Cultural...

    Book review: 'Binocular Vision: New & Selected Stories' by Edith Pearlman

    Book review: 'Binocular Vision: New & Selected Stories' by Edith Pearlman
    Binocular Vision New & Selected Stories Edith Pearlman Lookout Books: 374 pp., $18.95 paper I'll confess: I had never heard of Edith Pearlman before reading "Binocular Vision: New & Selected Stories," a collection of 34 pieces of her short fiction...