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  • A Spartan chance

    A Spartan chance
    The center who escaped war-ravaged Sarajevo, the forward who endured his father's imprisonment, the coaches chasing their second national championship. The point guard's toe, the freshman's knees, the icon's farewell. The favorite's dominance, the...
  • Fall preview: books

    Fall preview: books
    Fall, it seems, starts earlier every year. Certainly, that's true of publishing: Jonathan Franzen's "Freedom" — arguably the big book of the season — has been a topic of discussion since mid-August, while other anticipated titles (Tom...
  • Book review: 'Djibouti' by Elmore Leonard

    Book review: 'Djibouti' by Elmore Leonard
    Djibouti A Novel Elmore Leonard William Morrow: 280 pp., $26.99 Elmore Leonard's latest novel, his 44th, takes him beyond America's shores, way outside the criminal turfs — Detroit, Miami, Hollywood — he more or less owns, deep into...
  • Whodunit? Otto Penzler, no doubt

    Whodunit? Otto Penzler, no doubt
    NEW YORK — For someone steeped in murder, grift and shady characters, Otto Penzler is remarkably cheerful. "I'm the happiest person you know. I am an optimist, I'm happy, I love life, I love friends, I love my job," he says in his book-lined...
  • 'Justified: The Complete First Season'

    'Justified: The Complete First Season'
    A hit for FX from the night it premiered, this drama series - inspired by an Elmore Leonard story - casts "Deadwood" alum Timothy Olyphant as contemporary U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens. He's assigned to his Kentucky hometown, where old acquaintances reappear...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: Dwight goes undercover on 'The Office.'

     
    SURVEILLANCE: Dwight (Rainn Wilson) goes undercover to investigate a suspicious workers' comp claim on a new episode of 'The Office' at 9 p.m. on NBC. Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 20 - 26 in......
  • Elmore Leonard to receive lifetime achievement award from PEN USA

     
    Elmore Leonard will receive PEN USA's lifetime achievement award at a December ceremony, the organization announced today. Leonard is the author of 43 novels; his most recent, "Road Dogs," was an L.A. Times bestseller. His fiction -- with swift prose........
  • FX orders two new drama series, adds one to cast of 'Damages'

     
    FX has ordered two new drama series, 'Terriers' and 'Lights Out,' for premiere next year. The light drama 'Terriers' stars Donal Logue and Michael Ramond-James as a former cop and his best friend who are endeavoring to start their own......
  • FX's 'Lawman' shoots locally

     
    The new FX TV show 'Lawman,' about a U.S. marshal, is set in Kentucky. But the series, produced by Sony Pictures Television, will begin shooting on Wednesday -- thousands of miles away from the Bluegrass State. The drama, which stars......
  • PEN Center USA awards fete Elmore Leonard

     
    The PEN Center USA literary awards, held Wednesday night at the Beverly Hills Hotel, made for an odd intersection of worlds. Book people are somewhat less glamorous than movie people -- more glasses, lower heels, generally less camera-ready -- but......
  • 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......