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  • 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...
  • In Theory: Is celibacy the 'core issue' of scandal?

    The Vatican has reaffirmed that the cause of sexual abuse by priests in the Catholic Church has nothing to do with celibacy. Others see celibacy (and according to one cardinal, homosexuality) as a reason priests abuse in the first place. Do you believe...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers (hardcover) for Feb. 21, 2010

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam: $24.95) The lives of a maid, a cook and a college graduate become intertwined as they change a Mississippi town. || 37 || || 2. || First Rule by Robert...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers (paperback) for Feb. 21, 2010

    Fiction 1. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson ($14.95) 2. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger ($13.99) 3. Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann ($15) 4. Dear John by Nicholas Sparks ($7.99) 5. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers (paper) for Feb. 28, 2010

    Fiction 1. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson ($14.95) 2. Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann ($15) 3. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger ($13.99) 4. The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan ($7.99) 5. A Reliable Wife by Robert...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Nov. 15, 2009

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown (Doubleday: $25.99) Harvard professor Robert Langdon uses his symbology skills to find a missing Freemason in Washington, D.C. || 8 || || 2. || Nine Dragons by...
  • City's culture guru leaving amid rift with Daley

    City's culture guru leaving amid rift with Daley
    Boundlessly creative, a champion of new ideas and a tireless advocate for the arts, Lois Weisberg will end her long tenure as one of the most influential women to ever serve in local government when she leaves her position as the city's commissioner of...
  • The Nook: Barnes & Noble announces its own e-reader

     
    At a news conference in New York this afternoon, Barnes & Noble launched an e-reader set to rival Amazon.com's 2-year-old Kindle. The Nook, as they call it, will retail for $259. The Barnes & Noble website went live with Nook......
  • 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.....