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J.K. Rowling

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  • Biblioracle: Breaking up with a book

    Biblioracle: Breaking up with a book
    Repeat after me. It's OK … If I stop reading a book … Before I've finished it. If my informal survey of people I run into on a weekly basis is accurate, then 70 percent of you are reacting in horror, 20 percent are nodding in...
  • Bad Sex in Fiction finalists: Tom Wolfe yes, J.K. Rowling no

    Bad Sex in Fiction finalists: Tom Wolfe yes, J.K. Rowling no
    It’s Bad Sex Day on the Internet today. Of course, every day is bad sex day on the Internet. But today's bad sex is actually enjoyable, and it arrives via the respected Literary Review of London and its Bad Sex in Fiction Award. Call it coitus...
  • Fiction's worst families: Take the quiz

    Thanksgiving is one of the biggest family holidays of the year, a time for celebration — or regret, depending on the kind of family you’re born into. “All happy families resemble one another, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own...
  • Michael Connelly video chat: Harry Bosch and 'The Black Box'

    Michael Connelly video chat: Harry Bosch and 'The Black Box'
    Bestselling author Michael Connelly joined the Los Angeles Times for a video chat on the publication day of his new mystery, "The Black Box." In the book, set in present day, LAPD Detective Harry Bosch investigates a cold case: a murder committed during...
  • First editions: A rare present

    First editions: A rare present
    Never mind the Morlocks. For a book lover, the most chilling scene in the 1960 screen adaptation of "The Time Machine" is the one in which the Time Traveler is taken to the decrepit library of the Eloi race. "I can learn all I want about you from books,"...
  • Feedback: If you could dine with an author, who would it be?

    Feedback: If you could dine with an author, who would it be?
    Definitely Christopher Fowler, who writes the "Peculiar Crimes Unit" and "Bryant & May" series. He has such a great sense of humor and knows so much about the history of London. His books are so much fun to read. — Rena Gorman, Aurora I would...
  • 'The Hunger Games' adaptation hits the target ✭✭✭

    'The Hunger Games' adaptation hits the target ✭✭✭
    The hypocrisy at the heart of "The Hunger Games" is irresistible. Novelist Suzanne Collins, whose trilogy has been decreed "awesome" by, among others, my 5th grade son, indicts violence and organized brutality as tools of mass-audience manipulation. Yet...
  • Harry Potter ebooks finally available -- on Pottermore

    Harry Potter ebooks finally available -- on Pottermore
    Harry Potter fans, who have waited years for a wizard to transform his tales into digital form, can finally buy ebooks. J.K. Rowling's new website, Pottermore, began selling the ebooks this morning, with prices ranging from $7.99 for the first three in...
  • Al fin Harry Potter en e-libros

    Al fin Harry Potter en e-libros
    Por fin, las aventuras de Harry Potter están disponibles de manera electrónica. Las siete novelas sobre el famoso niño mago creado por J.K. Rowling están a la venta en forma de libros electrónicos y audiolibros en el cibersitio de la autora, Pottermore....
  • Burb's Eye View: Fictional game can result in real bruises

    Burb's Eye View: Fictional game can result in real bruises
    Chris Chavez cranks his arm back while palming a deflated volleyball. His other hand grips a broomstick positioned between his legs. He eyes his target: a 39-inch rubber hoop mounted to some PVC pipe. Before releasing his ball, he has to maneuver around...
  • 'You Were Never Really Here': Nine-10ths of a single?

    'You Were Never Really Here': Nine-10ths of a single?
    When readers meet Joe, a former Marine and ex-FBI agent who's now a freelance detective and hired gun, he's fighting off an attacker in an alley. After a tough altercation, Joe throws the assailant's body behind a dumpster, lifts his money clip and...