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  • An artistic dialogue about Proposition 8 at SFMOMA

     
    "The Air We Breathe" at SFMOMA addresses issues of Prop. 8...
  • This Sunday: Van Vechten's Renaissance, Watergate, Szymborska and more

     
    This week's book coverage includes Emily Bernard's book on Carl Van Vechten and the Harlem Renaissance, Thomas Mallon's novel on Watergate and a remembrance of poet Wislawa Szymborska...
  • Adrienne Rich in the L.A. Times

     
    Excerpts from Adrienne Rich's writing that have appeared in the Los Angeles Times....
  • Festival of Books: Novels and the 'dream deferred'

     
    The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books panel “The Dream Deferred” with authors Mona Simpson, Jesmyn Ward, Hector Tobar and Ayad Akhtar....
  • Esquire, adding fiction ebooks, goes back to the future

     
    Esquire returns to its roots with a new short fiction series while making it new, e-book style....
  • University of Missouri Press to close, after 54 years

     
    The University of Missouri will pull the plug on its 54 year old press, just the latest in a string of academic publishing casualties...
  • 88 books that shaped America, at the Library of Congress

     
    The Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?...
  • Why We Still Need Black History Month

     
    A debate exists on whether Black History Month is still necessary on the premise that Black history is American history. People against a recognized month for the study of Black history argue that it only furthers segregation and we should study Black...
  • 'The Great Debaters'

    'The Great Debaters'
    Opponents found it easy to underestimate the 1930s debate team of Wiley College, a small, all-black institution in a remote corner of Texas, but they did so at their peril. The same will likely hold true for those who underestimate the new film on the...
  • Get Lit Players bring poetry's emotions to other L.A. teenagers

    Get Lit Players bring poetry's emotions to other L.A. teenagers
    For as long as he can remember, Dario Serrano's life was all screeching tires and echoing gunshots, babies' cries and barking dogs, a symphony, as he puts it, of "hood rats and gangsters," of "vatos vatos and payasos" -- dudes and numskulls, loosely...
  • Paris' Quai Branly Museum celebrates 'Jazz Century'

    Paris' Quai Branly Museum celebrates 'Jazz Century'
    Bump Picasso. Forget Rococo. The Quai Branly Museum, a steel-and-glass palace on the Seine River, has news for the culture world: "Three Little Bops" is art. The Looney Tunes cartoon from 1957 retells the Three Little Pigs as a jazz fable with music by...