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  • On the L.A. Times bestseller list: A fading newspaper

     
    Tom Rachman didn't much like working as a foreign correspondent for the Associated Press or editor at the International Herald Tribune. "I’m mad about journalism, but the daily grind really got to me,” he told the Globe and Mail. But......
  • Mindfulness makes the July 11, 2010, L.A. Times bestseller list

     
    Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh's treatise on mindfulness, "You Are Here," marks its fourth week on our nonfiction bestseller list. Thich Nhat Hanh was born in Vietnam 73 years ago, joined a Zen monastery as a teenager and, at age......
  • David Mitchell's Edo-era Japan enters the L.A. Times bestseller list

     
    David Mitchell, a prize-winning literary novelist with strong experimental credentials, enters the L.A. Times bestseller list this week at No. 2 with his new novel, "The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet." The De Zoet (pronounced "de-Zoot") of the title.....
  • What does Amazon.com's rosy ebook news mean?

     
    Authors Charlaine Harris, Stephenie Meyer, James Patterson, Nora Roberts and Stieg Larsson have each sold more than 500,000 ebooks for the Kindle, Amazon.com announced today. This was just one piece of news in a very positive release today from the......
  • Drew Brees hits the July 25, 2010 L.A. Times bestseller list

     
    We're still several weeks away from the beginning of the football season, but Drew Brees, the New Orleans Saints quarterback, has already made his mark on the nonfiction bestseller list. "Coming Back Stronger: Unleashing the Hidden Power of Adversity,"...
  • It's game, set and match

    Playing against some of the best age-group players in the nation, a tennis team from La Cañada was able to best all comers. The men's team from La Cañada, representing the United States Tennis Assn. Southern California section, captured the national...
  • Book review: 'Akata Witch' by Nnedi Okorafor

    Book review: 'Akata Witch' by Nnedi Okorafor
    Akata Witch A Novel Nnedi Okorafor Viking: 352 pp., $17.99, ages 12 and older The protagonist at the center of the young-adult novel "Akata Witch" lives in many worlds. She is, in the truest sense, African American: Nigerian by ancestry, American by...
  • Chicagoland book club

    Chicagoland book club
    One thing to know about our book club: We have been meeting once a month since 1995 at Woodson Regional Library and have never cancelled a meeting. We mostly read contemporary, popular works, but we've been known to read older works that were...
  • Richard Castle's elaborate fiction

    Richard Castle's elaborate fiction
    Finding "Naked Heat" by Richard Castle simmering on the bestseller list wouldn't be unusual — it's the second in a mystery series, with a sexy cover and a blurb from author Michael Connelly — but for one thing: There is no Richard Castle. He's...
  • Nonfiction film: 'Hey, Boo' spotlights the 'To Kill a Mockingbird' sensation

    Nonfiction film: 'Hey, Boo' spotlights the 'To Kill a Mockingbird' sensation
    Harper Lee was working as an airline reservations agent in New York City, struggling to write a novel tentatively titled "Atticus," when a close friend gave her enough money to take time off and finish her book. Published in 1960 with an initial print run...
  • Not just for kids: 'Witch & Wizard: The Gift' by James Patterson and Ned Rust

    Not just for kids: 'Witch & Wizard: The Gift' by James Patterson and Ned Rust
    Witch & Wizard: The Gift A Novel James Patterson and Ned Rust Little, Brown: 342 pp., $17.99 Books and movies have been banned. Music, art — they too have been outlawed by an evil regime known as the New Order and its hateful leader, The One Who...