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  • World Book Night is coming to the U.S.

     
    World Book Night, so far a UK-only celebration of free book giveaways, will debut in the US in 2012....
  • National Book Critics Circle announces finalists for 2011 awards

     
    The National Book Critics Circle announced the finalists for its 2011 book awards at a public ceremony on Saturday in New York City. Two Southern California writers are among those up for the awards, which will be presented on March......
  • Bieber Is Not a Reading Level

     
    As the “Hunger Games” film hits theaters this week, I have to vent for a second. Once—just once!—I would love it if someone would recommend a book to me that was not originally intended for a 14-year-old girl. Watching people...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Salinger, Pynchon & Co.: When writers are recluses

    They wait like pilgrims, queuing silently, bearing volumes for inscription and awaiting a chance to touch the hem of his garment. They're not Franciscans approaching Assisi but earnest readers rushing bookstores and cultural temples for word -- wisdom,...
  • 'Rain Gods' by James Lee Burke

    After getting the lay of the literary land in James Lee Burke's new Texas-based crime novel, I was reminded of a friend mentioning -- with film-buff certainty -- that Howard Hawks' classic western "Red River" was in fact an uncredited reworking of the sea...