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  • True New Yorker

    True New Yorker
    About two years ago, when rats came down from a lowquat tree and began scratching around and scuttling around in the crawl space beneath our Venice home, I made my wife laugh (and wince) by reading to her from Joseph Mitchell's classic 1944 New Yorker...
  • 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......
  • 5 Men Sentenced to Jail for Attacks Following Lakers Victory

    5 Men Sentenced to Jail for Attacks Following Lakers Victory
    LOS ANGELES -- Three men accused of battling with police during the violence that errupted after the Lakers' NBA championship victory in June will be spending the next several months behind bars, according to the Los Angeles city attorney's office. Gerry...
  • Writers as rogues and role models

    Early in his career, an aspiring novelist faces a moment when he must decide to take his vocation seriously or else remain a dreamer, unpublished and unconsidered. Michael Mewshaw's occurred in the office of legendary Random House editor Albert Erskine....