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  • Commentary: More than one way to approach Easter story

    The Easter story is celebrated each year with such fanfare and splendor that one might think it was all just one big convincing event in the gospels. Nothing could be farther from the truth. If ever there was doubt about the Easter story, it did not begin...
  • TV This Week April 20 -26: 'In My Dreams' on ABC

    TV This Week April 20 -26: 'In My Dreams' on ABC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 20 - 26, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY Which witch is which? That's the tricky...
  • Universal Studios Japan to Open Wizarding World of Harry Potter in July

    It's turning into a very Harry Potter-filled summer for Warner Bros. and Universal. Universal Studios Japan will open its version of the "Wizarding World of Harry Potter" theme park on July 15. The expansion of the park in Orlando, which will include the...
  • Mona Simpson's 'Casebook' seeks to untangle family ties

    When his mother begins getting serious about her new boyfriend, 15-year-old Miles Adler-Hart does what any good citizen of L.A. would do: He hires a private detective. "Casebook," the sixth novel by Mona Simpson, focuses on divorce and its aftermath...
  • Universal Studios Japan: Wizarding World of Harry Potter to open July 15

    Universal Studios Japan: Wizarding World of Harry Potter to open July 15
    The Wizarding World of Harry Potter will open at Universal Studios Japan on July 15, 2014, the Osaka theme park announced on Friday. Once open, Universal's Islands of Adventure in Orlando will no longer be the exclusive theme park home of Hogwarts...
  • 'Transcendence' may not rise; Fox pulls 'Animation Domination'

    'Transcendence' may not rise; Fox pulls 'Animation Domination'
    After the coffee. Before deciding if I should just shave my head. The Skinny: A very nice touch in this week's episode of "The Americans" when a Jhoon Rhee Self Defense ad was on a television in the background. Anyone who grew up in D.C. in the 1980s...
  • Steve Paul: An award-winning novel of immigration points to the vibrancy of American literature

    Sales at American book stores rose a measly 1 percent in 2013, according to trade accounts. It remains unclear whether that sluggishness sales of ebooks have also tapered off truly represents a further chipping away of the importance of books in our...
  • Review: 'In Paradise' by Peter Matthiessen

    Review: 'In Paradise' by Peter Matthiessen
    In the quest for identity, we often reach backward in time, toward our ancestral roots, in the hope that they will help us gain a footing in the present. We romanticize rootedness and are nostalgic for a past we may know nothing about because we believe...
  • Review: 'Sleep Donation' by Karen Russell

    Review: 'Sleep Donation' by Karen Russell
    Sleep is so essential a human function that it constantly crops up in conversation, songs and idioms. "I'm So Tired," John Lennon crooned. "I'm dog-tired," the expression goes. In some way or another, it's always on our minds. "No one should sleep on...
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies: Author inspired many films, to mixed results

    The late author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who died Thursday at age 87, was best known as a Nobel Prize-winning novelist and pioneer of the genre known as magical realism. But the prolific Colombian writer also had ties to the movies. Marquez's work...
  • Review: 'Transcendence' rises above the sci-fi genre

    Though its plot and premise are pure science fiction, "Transcendence" goes pleasingly against the genre grain. A story of the possible perils and pleasures of artificial intelligence that stars Johnny Depp, "Transcendence's" ideas are at least as...