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  • John Waters steps onto the L.A. Times bestseller list

     
    John Waters was called "The Pope of Trash" by no less than William S. Burroughs. His outrageous cult films -- "MondoTrasho," "Pink Flamingos," "Female Trouble," "Polyester" -- led, improbably, to increasing mainstream success. No less than Johnny Depp...
  • Anthony Bourdain's cooking on the June 27 L.A. Times bestseller list

     
    Because Anthony Bourdain often says the kind of things people aren't used to hearing in polite conversation, he has become, as he writes in his new book, a "professional traveler, writer and TV guy," one who knows food from all......
  • The L.A. Times bestseller list for July 4, 2010: 'The Passage' makes inroads

     
    Can a highbrow writer's adventure in genre fiction have staying power on the L.A. Times bestseller list? The compelling novel "The Passage" by Justin Cronin just might. "The Passage," now in its second week on our hardcover fiction bestseller list,......
  • Lend me your ears: Audio books

     
    Audio books are popular for a variety of reasons. Not only are customers drawn to them for their traditional raison d'etre – as an aid for the blind -- but also because they help book lovers stay current on their......
  • 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.....
  • 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,"...
  • From 'Shadow' to Broadway invitations, director David Cromer is at his tipping point

     
    • David Cromer will direct the musical 'Yank' on Broadway (posted May 10, 2010) If the New Yorker’s Malcolm Gladwell was looking for a human example of his tipping-point theory, he could do worse than ponder David Cromer. The Chicago......
  • Parents struggle on this week's L.A. Times bestseller list

     
    Heavy-duty plots that feed into parents' deep fears drive two new novels onto the L.A. Times bestseller list this week. Holding steady at No. 3 is Anne Lamott's "Imperfect Birds." The author's seventh novel finds affluent Bay Area parents Elizabeth......
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers (paperback) for April 25, 2010.

    Fiction 1. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson ($14.95) 2. The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larsson ($15.95) 3. Little Bee by Chris Cleave ($14) 4. Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann ($15) 5. The Sea of Monsters by Rick...
  • Is celibacy the 'core issue' of abuse scandal?

    The Vatican has reaffirmed that the cause of sexual abuse by priests in the Catholic Church has nothing to do with celibacy. "Vatican officials and experts have defended priestly celibacy and rejected the idea that celibacy has anything to do with...