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  • Festival of Books: Novelists and the big picture (it's smaller than you think)

     
    Here’s one thing the novelists at Saturday morning’s “The Big Picture” panel at the L.A. Times Festival of Books could agree on: None was overly concerned with the big picture in their work. “I don’t think the ‘...
  • Cannes 2012: Auteurs take a shine to Americana

     
    Globally minded Hollywood studios are muting elements that might be considered too American. But Prestige filmmakers working outside the studio system — including several from other countries — are doubling down on the red, white and blue....
  • Comic-Con: ‘Walking Dead’ promises ‘raw and visceral’ season, lots of zombies

     
    Good news, “Walking Dead” fans. The wait for season three ends Oct. 14. The big news coming out of Friday ......
  • Film Preview

    Film Preview
    The five-year anniversary of 9-11 might have seemed like the perfect time for Hollywood to address the terrorist attacks – and indeed, last year brought both United 93 and World Trade Center. But the ways the world has changed since that fateful...
  • Book review: 'The Border Lords' by T. Jefferson Parker

    Book review: 'The Border Lords' by T. Jefferson Parker
    When it comes to the crime-based fiction that long has played such an important role in the literary life of Los Angeles, we're living through what amounts to a golden age. The dark ecstasies of James Ellroy, Michael Connelly's artful probing of the...
  • Book Review: 'The Sisters Brothers' by Patrick deWitt

    Book Review: 'The Sisters Brothers' by Patrick deWitt
    The Sisters Brothers A Novel Patrick deWitt Ecco: 336 pp., $24.99 If Cormac McCarthy had a sense of humor, he might have concocted a story like Patrick deWitt's bloody, darkly funny western "The Sisters Brothers." It's 1851, and Eli and Charlie...
  • Man in black: Robert E. Howard's Solomon Kane

    Man in black: Robert E. Howard's Solomon Kane
    Considering the many horror films featuring heroes in black who take out ghoulish enemies with crossbows or holy water bullets -- think of the "Underworld" or "Hellboy" movies, or "Van Helsing," whose titular hero seems inspired by the subject of this...
  • Chicagoland book club: Rachel Jacobsohn's Socratic method

    Chicagoland book club: Rachel Jacobsohn's Socratic method
    One thing to know about your book group: This is more literature seminar than coffee klatch. That's partly because the books are so challenging (“A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian” by Marina Lewycka?) and partly because our leader,...
  • Book review: 'The Wake of Forgiveness' by Bruce Machart

    Book review: 'The Wake of Forgiveness' by Bruce Machart
    The Wake of Forgiveness A Novel Bruce Machart Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 310 pp., $26 Lavaca County, Texas — one moment it's a place you've never been, the next it's a place you can't forget, a place that comes to mind when you call yourself...
  • The Western sage

    The California writer Wallace Stegner is well known to readers for novels such as "Angle of Repose" and "Crossing to Safety." But Stegner had another dimension, as an advocate for a literary West -- especially the West of mountains and desert and big...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Jan. 10, 2010

    Fiction 1. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson ($14.95) 2. The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery ($15) 3. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout ($14) 4. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and...