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  • Why I'll never write a book

    Why I'll never write a book
    ‘You should write a book.” Or, “Why don't you write a book?” Or, “Have you ever thought about writing a book?” Are you detecting a theme here? Anyone who writes for a living — anyone that is, with a mother...
  • Richard Ben Cramer, Pulitzer Prize winner, dies at 62

    Richard Ben Cramer, Pulitzer Prize winner, dies at 62
    Richard Ben Cramer, a former Baltimore Sun reporter who later became a Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent for The Philadelphia Inquirer and an acclaimed author chronicling the lives of politicians and legendary sports figures, died Monday of...
  • And the Golden Hatchet goes to ...

    And the Golden Hatchet goes to ...
    There’s a certain joy that comes with reading a great literary takedown, the kind of mean but intelligent and precise review that eviscerates the pretensions and the sloppiness of a truly awful book. Over in Britain, they think of a good pan as...
  • Did Robert Redford play high school baseball with Don Drysdale?

     
    BASEBALL LEGEND: Robert Redford played high school baseball with Don Drysdale on the Van Nuys high school team. In his entertaining memoir, Bob Broeg: Memories of a Hall of Fame Sportswriter, the late, great St. Louis sportswriter Bob Broeg related......
  • PEN American Center's 2011 award winners

     
    PEN announced the winners of its 2011 awards, which will be presented in October in New York....
  • Steve Jobs biography may be available in time for the iPad 3

     
    "Steve Jobs: A Biography" seems to be arriving in time for Christmas - with any luck, to accompany the iPad3....
  • 'Steve Jobs: A Biography' release date is moved up to Nov. 21

     
    The authorized biography of Steve Jobs, creatively titled "Steve Jobs: A Biography," is getting moved up a few months to a new Nov. 21 release date. The book, which is already an Amazon bestseller, was previously set to come out March 6. The much...
  • New book claims Coco Chanel was a Nazi spy

     
    Was fashion designer Coco Chanel a Nazi spy? Her company says no; a new biography says yes....
  • Sunday books: Joseph Heller, Freud's cocaine and more

     
    Book coverage in the L.A. Times Sunday, August 21....
  • Hollywood producer Drew Levin pleads guilty to fraud

     
    A Hollywood producer and businessman pleaded guilty Thursday in Los Angeles to federal charges of stock fraud and bilking an investor. Drew Savitch Levin, 57, of Pacific Palisades, conspired to inflate the revenue and stock price of Team Communications...
  • Saturday’s Interview: Steven Spielberg

     
    There's” War Horse,” his Christmas feature, to talk about. And “The Adventures of Tintin.” And “The 39 Clues,” which my kids were really into, as a book. He's talked of remaking “When Worlds Collide,” and &#...