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  • Handicapping the Nobel Prize in literature: a guide

     
    Who is Assia Djebar and why is she considered among the top contenders for the Nobel Prize in literature? This handy guide can help....
  • 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 ......
  • 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...
  • 'The Road'

    It's a miracle "The Road" works at all, given the harsh, murmuring severity of its source, the 2006 Cormac McCarthy novel full of minimally punctuated dialogue, taking place in a world ravaged by an event -- human-made? climatological? -- unspecified by...
  • The Road

    The Road
    If you have had a bad day, your girlfriend dumped you, you have troubles at work or might be feeling down because someone swiped the last piece of cake you had been dreaming about all day long, The Road is the movie that will drive you over the edge, so...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Dec. 6, 2009

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