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  • 'A Cat Like That' by Wendy Wahman

    'A Cat Like That' by Wendy Wahman
    'A Cat Like That' By Wendy Wahman Henry Holt, $16.99, ages 3-5 Often, when children think of a pet, they think of appearance, as in "a cat like that." Suppose that a cat, like that, has its own ideas of how its "best friend in the whole wide world"...
  • Book review: 'Red Summer' by Cameron McWhirter

    Book review: 'Red Summer' by Cameron McWhirter
    Red Summer The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America Cameron McWhirter Henry Holt: 368 pp., $30 From April to October 1919, a wave of racial violence swept across the United States. A bloody series of at least 52 lynchings and 25 major...
  • September 12: Lauren Manning

    September 12: Lauren Manning
    At 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 11, 2001, Lauren Manning, a former managing director and partner at Cantor Fitzgerald, left for work. At 11:45 a.m. on Friday, March 15, 2002--six months and four days later--she finally came home. Her return marked an...
  • Check It Out: Showcasing excellence in young adult literature

    If you haven't met before, I'd like to introduce you to the Michael L. Printz Award. For readers familiar with the Newberry Medal (for children's literature), the Printz Award is the equivalent in the teen category. The Printz is awarded by the...
  • Teaching the ABCs of organizing

    Teaching the ABCs of organizing
    The burning question, one that keeps some of us awake at night, say, after a long day of chasing down a little someone's runaway math book, searching high and low for a soccer ball, throwing up your hands at the latest missing T-shirt, is this: Is a...
  • 'Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America' by Cameron McWhirter

    'Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America' by Cameron McWhirter
    As World War I drew to a close in late 1918, the noted black author and activist James Weldon Johnson posed the issue that was on the minds of many African-Americans: Would their support for the war effort, on the battlefields of Europe and in the...
  • Vonnegut biography fails on several counts

    Vonnegut biography fails on several counts
    It's dangerous to begin a biography with what amounts to an advertisement for oneself. "Someone else could cobble together a so-so version of your life just by mining what's stored in library boxes and electronic files," Charles J. Shields writes in the...
  • The Mystery Writers of America announce Edgar Awards nominees

     
    The Mystery Writers of America announces its 2011 Edgar Awards....
  • Culture Watch: 'Rebels in Paradise' by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp

     
    "Rebels in Paradise: The Los Angeles Art Scene and the 1960s" is a smart, entertaining romp....
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Nov. 22, 2009

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam: $24.95) The lives of a maid, a cook and a college graduate become intertwined as they change a Mississippi town. || 24 || || 2. || The Lacuna by Barbara...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Dec. 20, 2009

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || U is for Undertow by Sue Grafton (Putnam: $27.95) PI Kinsey Millhone investigates the 20-year-old case of the mysterious disappearance of a 4-year-old girl. || 1 || || 2. || Too Much Happiness...