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  • Deborah Madison, David Lebovitz and Martha Rose Shulman at book events this week

    Deborah Madison, David Lebovitz and Martha Rose Shulman at book events this week
    We’ve got a big week coming up for cookbook lovers. Three authors of terrific new books will be having signing events in Southern California. Los Angeles' own Martha Rose Shulman, author of more than 25 cookbooks and the longtime New York Times...
  • Fans pay tribute to Nobel laureate Garcia Marquez in Mexico City

    Fans pay tribute to Nobel laureate Garcia Marquez in Mexico City
    Fans and family paid their respects to Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez on Monday, leaving flowers and playing music in remembrance of the Nobel laureate and giant of Latin American literature. Hundreds thronged outside Mexico City's Palace of...
  • Mexican, Colombian presidents hail Gabriel Garcia Marquez in lavish Mexico City memorial

    MEXICO CITY The presidents of Mexico and Colombia on Monday evening stood before an urn containing the ashes of Gabriel Garcia Marquez and extolled him as the most transcendent Spanish-language writer in centuries. "Garcia Marquez is the greatest Latin...
  • Passings: Kevin Sharp, Alistair MacLeod

    Kevin Sharp Country singer scored a handful of hits after overcoming cancer Kevin Sharp, 43, a Northern California-reared country singer whose gentle tenor voice helped him score a handful of country hits in the late 1990s after winning a battle...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Former Priest From Ireland To Read From And Sign Memoir

    How does one go from fervent Catholic to religious agnostic? Acclaimed author and former priest from Ireland to read from his memoir Sunday, May 4 at Dickens Books & Art. Dickens Books & Art, Bantam, announces a book reading and signing for area...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Story Of Cuban Freedom Fighters Rescheduled For Wednesday, May 14

    The unpredictable winter weather forced the postponement of Victor Triay's talk about his trilogy of historical fiction, the Unbroken Circle series. The story centers on the middle class Leon family who is caught up in warfare, betrayal, and separation...
  • Southern Californians ready for latest chapter of World Book Night

     Southern Californians ready for latest chapter of World Book Night
    You'd think giving away books would be an easy thing to do, but Melissa Eggerling tries to put a lot of creativity and a bit of theater into the act. On Wednesday, Eggerling will be one of 800 Southern Californians participating as "givers" in World...
  • When will books reflect the population? [Commentary]

    When will books reflect the population? [Commentary]
    Last year U.S. publishers released an estimated 5,000 books for children and teens. Now, here's a quick quiz. How many were written or illustrated by African-Americans or were about black people or other non-whites? 400? 500? Guess again. A mere 63...
  • Financial experts put emphasis on educating the next generation

    Parents across the country say in survey after survey that one of their top parenting worries is teaching their kids about how to handle money. Rachel Lindop, a mother of three in Fort Mill, S.C., said that talking about family finances has been "a...
  • Garcia Marquez's hometown ponders how to claim writer's legacy

    ARACATACA, Colombia The world will bid farewell to Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez on Monday in a star-studded event in Mexico City's Palace of Fine Arts. Literary luminaries from around the world and heads of state will attend. In Aracata his...
  • A barrage of wedgies [Commentary]

    A barrage of wedgies  [Commentary]
    Social issues are labeled "wedge issues" for a reason. They appeal to emotion. They are easily communicated. They count when ballots are cast. Throw in poll-tested rhetoric and effective manipulation of facts, and there you have it: the capture of an...