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  • Dmitri Nabokov dies at 77; only child of acclaimed novelist Vladimir Nabokov

    Dmitri Nabokov, the only child of acclaimed novelist Vladimir Nabokov who helped protect and translate his father's work while pursuing careers as an opera singer and race car driver, has died. He was 77. The younger Nabokov died Wednesday at a...
  • What we're reading: book news, copyrights and ephemera

     
    A big copyright decision, The Big Sleep on screen, a stellar set of library fellows and a happy day for Samuel Pepys in today's book news....
  • Review: 'American Canopy' by Eric Rutkow should get out more

    -------------------- American Canopy Trees, Forests and the Making of a Nation Eric Rutkow Scribner: 407 pp., $29 -------------------- Every book has its quirks. In the case of the newly published history "American Canopy: Trees, Forests, and the...
  • Saving libraries but not librarians [Blowback]

     
    The digital revolution, while improving society, has gutted many professions. And now, the Internet is replacing librarians. Or at least it should be....
  • 'Doodle 4 Google': Art contest kicks off with a Katy Perry bonus

     
    Google 4 Doodle 2012: The annual contest has become increasingly popular over the years; the 2012 theme is "If I could travel in time, I'd visit ..."...
  • Robin Thicke busted on suspicion of pot possession in New York

     
    Robin Thicke was busted by cops in New York City for allegedly having a marijuana cigarette in his car. Robin Thicke allegedly fired up a joint in the back of a black Escalade....
  • New York Fashion Week Fall 2012: Thom Browne's Tim Burton moment

     
    The runway show for Thom Browne's fall and winter 2012 women's collection started with a eulogy in front of 10 occupied coffins -- followed by an equally otherworldy collection that was part Tim Burton and part Yohji Yamamoto....
  • Los Angeles Public Library launches teen reading series

     
    With young adult literature become something of a cultural juggernaut, it's about time the genre spawned a literary series in Los Angeles. Starting Thursday, the central branch of the Los Angeles Public Library will begin hosting a teen reading series.......
  • When are the 2012 Tony Awards?

     
    Now that the Oscars are over we can move on to Broadway's big night, the 2012 Tony Awards. They will take place on June 10 in a three-hour ceremony at New York's Beacon Theatre....
  • Kindle books are at 11,000 libraries -- but any you want to read?

     
    Amazon.com Inc. is trumpeting the availability of its Kindle e-books at 11,000 public libraries around the U.S., a step that is sure to make Kindle readers happy. Until they find out how few Kindle books are actually available. At the......
  • Arts behemoths aren't getting fat on donations, study shows

     
    The richest arts organizations saw modest fundraising gains in 2009-10, says a study by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. No Southern California cultural groups made the publication's annual list of the top 400 charities....