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  • Book news: Salman Rushdie, John Steinbeck, fact, fiction, more

     
    A pile of links to the most interesting book stories online, conveniently in one place....
  • Esquire, adding fiction ebooks, goes back to the future

     
    Esquire returns to its roots with a new short fiction series while making it new, e-book style....
  • 'Snow White's' Kristen Stewart still wants new 'East of Eden' pic

     
    "Snow White and the Huntsman" star Kristen Stewart, who has long said she loves "East of Eden," wants a new film version of the John Steinbeck classic. KStew made the comments in an interview with Garrett Hedlund, her costar in "On the Road."...
  • National Endowment for the Arts announces new Big Read grants

     
    The National Endowment for the Arts will make 78 grants totaling $1 million for The Big Read projects nationwide in 2012-2013....
  • 88 books that shaped America, at the Library of Congress

     
    The Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?...
  • Holy mackerel, that's a great white!

    Holy mackerel, that's a great white!
    Dawn is coming soon. The lights are off, the sound system silent and the beasts of the Monterey Bay Aquarium have the place mostly to themselves: the otters, the anemones, the octopuses, the great white shark in the big tank, the lame young albatross in...
  • A visit to Mark Twain's Hannibal, Mo.

    A visit to Mark Twain's Hannibal, Mo.
    It was long after dark when Henry Sweets brought me to Hannibal's Old Baptist Cemetery, "a graveyard of the old-fashioned Western kind." No moon. Ragged weeds, crumbling gravestones. We tried to tread lightly, but it had been raining, and mud grabbed...
  • Phone apps for exploring California

    Phone apps for exploring California
    Here are apps that do more than explore California; several may help alleviate travel stress. Apps that work on iPhone also work on iPad and iPod Touch, and Android apps work on multiple phones and tablets, including those from Motorola, Samsung and...
  • Barton Gellman's portrait of Dick Cheney, "Angler," among the big winners

    Winners of the 2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were announced Friday night before an audience gathered in the Chandler Auditorium of the Los Angeles Times building. Robert Alter, the author of 22 works on the Bible, literary modernism and contemporary...
  • 'Dancing in the Dark: A Cultural History of the Great Depression' by Morris Dickstein

    'Dancing in the Dark: A Cultural History of the Great Depression' by Morris Dickstein
    Morris Dickstein's "Dancing in the Dark" is not exactly the syncretic "Cultural History of the Great Depression" that its subtitle promises -- at best, the book treats inferentially the broad political and social trends of that desperate, crucial era. Let...
  • Off The Shelf: The day Hemingway's Nobel Prize came out of hiding

    Off The Shelf: The day Hemingway's Nobel Prize came out of hiding
    Last year, the Swedish Academy awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature to the French author Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio. The prize has been handed out annually, with the exception of the World War II years, since 1901, when French poet René F.A. Sully-...