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Ray Bradbury

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  • Introducing the Los Angeles Times map of Literary Los Angeles

    Introducing the Los Angeles Times map of Literary Los Angeles
    Just in time for the upcoming Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, The Times' books staff has created an interactive map of Literary Los Angeles, a work in progress. We’ve gathered passages from more than two dozen books set in and around L.A., as...
  • Smith: Selling the idea of opportunity

    My first real job out of college was at a wholesale hardware company. I started out as the sales manager, though at 25 I knew nothing about sales or managing. The scuttlebutt around the office was that the owner hired me because he thought I was a...
  • Counting down to Lit Fest

    Counting down to Lit Fest
    (This selection is edited for clarity and length.) Tom Acitelli What do you think of when you think of Chicago? Oddly enough, the 1860 Republican convention that nominated Abraham Lincoln. Who is an author you'd like to meet, dead or alive?...
  • Guillermo Del Toro's 'Simpsons' opening is horror fans' delight

    Guillermo Del Toro's 'Simpsons' opening is horror fans' delight
    Guillermo del Toro is a horror movie fanatic (just ask anyone who has been a guest at his memorabilia-filled home), and that genre love is on full display in the newly released opening sequence for the upcoming "Simpsons" Halloween episode, known as the...
  • Stanley Kauffmann dies at 97; longtime film critic

    Stanley Kauffmann dies at 97; longtime film critic
    Film critic Stanley Kauffmann, who in the 20th century helped define movie reviews as an intellectual form, died of pneumonia Wednesday at St. Luke's Hospital in New York. He was 97. His death was announced by the New Republic, the politics and...
  • Five books to read this Halloween

    Five books to read this Halloween
    Days are shorter, shadows longer: Halloween approaches. We're dedicating this issue of Printers Row Journal to all sorts of tricks and treats — monsters and murder, witches and spies. Since a remake of Stephen King's “Carrie” opened in...
  • The Big Read announces $1 million in grants for 2013-14

    The Big Read announces $1 million in grants for 2013-14
    The National Endowment for the Arts announced $1 million in grants for the Big Read projects taking place across the U.S. in 2013-14. The Big Read was launched in 2005 to help create one-city-one-book-style projects; for each title on its list, it...
  • Julie Hyzy

     Julie Hyzy
    What do you think of when you think of Chicago? The very first thing that comes to mind is the memory of the house I grew up in, with its narrow gangway, busy alley, and the two block walk to grammar school. The second thing that comes to mind is the...
  • NASA orbiter spies Curiosity exploring Mars

    NASA orbiter spies Curiosity exploring Mars
    A NASA Mars orbiter is keeping tabs on the Curiosity rover. In June, a camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter snapped a photo of the Red Planet from above. If you look closely, the 1-ton rover appears as a tiny dot in the lower right corner of the...
  • Glendale shop awash in famous fans

    Ray Bradbury’s famed 1953 novel “Fahrenheit 451,” which tells of a dystopian future where books are banned, serves as a warning for many of the evils of censorship as well as the perils of overreliance on technology. Perhaps that’...
  • 10 things you might not know about bicycles

    By most accounts, the Divvy bike-sharing program has had a strong start, but it's likely to face a major test as it goes through its first Chicago winter. The Italian pro cycling team Lampre-Merida has its own share of troubles after more than 100 bikes...