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  • Festival of Books: Mystery writers who shift to literary fiction -- and back

    Festival of Books: Mystery writers who shift to literary fiction -- and back
    Here's some helpful writing advice from novelist Ivy Pochoda: "The most important thing is to write a book you want to read. It's odd how many people write books they think other people would like to read."
  • Robert V. Hine dies at 93; historian wrote of losing, regaining sight

    Robert V. Hine dies at 93; historian wrote of losing, regaining sight
    Robert V. Hine, a memoirist, novelist and prolific historian of the American West who wrote a highly praised chronicle of regaining his sight after 15 years of blindness, has died of natural causes at his Irvine home. He was 93. Hine was a founding...

    Festival of Books: Roz Chast, cartoonists talk about drawing from life

    Festival of Books: Roz Chast, cartoonists talk about drawing from life
    Cartoonists Roz Chast, Bruce Eric Kaplan and Mimi Pond discussed their illustrated memoirs in Saturday's L.A. Times Festival of Books panel called "Drawing on Life: Graphic Memoirs and Novels," moderated by comedy writer Ben Schwartz. Anyone who...

    One family, universal faith

    David Laskin wanted to put faces to history – from his grandfather's sister who founded Maidenform to his relatives who perished in the Holocaust. His award-winning biographical memoir, "The Family," will come alive Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at...

    Maitland woman to run Boston Marathon on 71st birthday

    Maitland woman to run Boston Marathon on 71st birthday
    In May, Becky Brushwood will travel to Italy. That will rank only second on the most life-changing trips she will take this spring. The highlight of the first will come Monday, when Brushwood will run the Boston Marathon. Race organizers don't check...