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  • Book news: Carlos Fuentes, Gastronomica, L.A. Kings and more

     
    Though the publishing business slows down on Fridays, interesting book news does not. Guernica has a previously unpublished interview with Carlos Fuentes, who died May 15 at age 83, conducted in 2008. "I am a writer," he says. "I spend......
  • Book calendar events for the week of February 20, 2011

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Drew Friedman: The caricaturist will present and sign his new book, "Drew Friedman's Sideshow Freaks." Book Soup, 8818 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 4 p.m. Free. (310) 659-3110. Hitched: Rebel...
  • Book calendar events for the week of March 13, 2011

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY 826LA Adult Writing Seminar Series: TV Writing: A series of panel discussions featuring industry professionals will cover multiple aspects of writing for television. Panelists include Emily Cutler,...
  • Words & Ideas

    Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Maile Meloy: The author of "Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It" will discuss and sign her recent collection of short stories as part of the Autry Book Club. Autry National Center, 4700 Western Heritage Way, L.A....
  • Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa makes the rounds in Mexico

     
    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is making the rounds here in Mexico, hobnobbing with politicos and empresarios and delivering remarks in a not-bad Spanish. In a breakfast meeting today, he told a roomful of Mexico’s leading industrialists and...
  • Tickets still available for Carlos Fuentes at UCLA Live on Saturday

     
    Carlos Fuentes has been publishing for 40 years; his book "The Old Gringo" (originally "Gringo viejo") was the first Mexican novel to top American bestseller lists. The 81-year-old author is making his first appearance at UCLA Live on Saturday night;........
  • Forgotten treasures of the last century, from 25 writers

     
    In 1999, the L.A. Times asked dozens of writers to look back at the prior century and share books they considered lost treasures -- books they loved that had slipped out of sight. Although the authors were formidable -- including......
  • Summer reading: Daniel Nester on 'Milosz’s ABCs'

     
    As summer gets underway, we've created the L.A. Times list of 60 books for 92 days. All of these are new titles, being released in time for summer 2010. At Jacket Copy, we're asking writers and other bookish types about......
  • On Mexico's Carlos Monsivais: 1938-2010

     
    Monsiváis was a journalist, a critic, a cinephile, a collector of historical and pop ephemera (which led eventually to the founding of a museum), and a tireless activist for human rights, indigenous rights, and gay rights. In hundreds of articles and...
  • Two sentenced in post-Lakers championship violence

     
    Two Los Angeles men have been sentenced to 90-day jail terms and yearlong probation for participating in a June melee after the Lakers' NBA championship victory, officials said Wednesday. Mark Hull, 20, and Carlos Fuentes, 22, were two of at......
  • Mexican music party at the Hollywood Bowl turns L.A. into one giant border town

     
    A few years ago, the Tijuana-born Mexican American writer Luis Alberto Urrea astutely observed that "Every American city is now a border town." It follows that, thanks to endless waves of Mexican immigration, every U.S. pop music concert is, increasingly,...