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  • 'The O. Henry Prize Stories 2009'

    "The world which is being pictured by the story writers of today . . . is, by and large, and vividly, this day's, this troubled minute's, world." So Wilbur Daniel Steele wrote in the introduction to the 1943 edition of "The O. Henry Prize Stories."...
  • In 'Nothing Right,' writer Antonya Nelson homes in on modern life's contradictions

    The house Antonya Nelson shares with her husband, writer Robert Boswell, and their two grown children, Noah, 18, and Jade, 21, is doeskin adobe, built in 1910, surrounded by dusty, shaded sage plants. Inside, there is color everywhere: flowers, pottery,...
  • Prolific Joyce Carol Oates struggles to write through year of loss

    Prolific Joyce Carol Oates struggles to write through year of loss
    Since Joyce Carol Oates' first novel, With Shuddering Fall, came out in 1964, she has averaged two books a year. Many of them are novels, though she's also written plays, poetry, children's books, literary criticism, and a highly regarded sports book, On...
  • Calendar

    YOUR WEEKEND FRIDAY: Meet local reporters and editors at a Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce "Meet the Press" luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Aliso Creek Inn, 31106 Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach. Tickets are $25 for non-Chamber members; members may...
  • In The Arts

    D.E. Knobbe at Latitude 33 Author D.E. Knobbe will host a creative writing workshop and sign copies of her new book, "Runaway Storm," at 4 p.m. today at Latitude 33 Bookshop, 311 Ocean Ave. in Laguna Beach. The teenage adventure tells the story of 15-...
  • Chili: a bowl of red-blooded American heaven

    Chili: a bowl of red-blooded American heaven
    It's been called both a "bowl of blessedness" and the "soup of the Devil," and it's the stuff of legend. Frank and Jesse James reputedly downed a few bowls before pulling some of their heists -- and supposedly spared one town because of it. O. Henry spun...
  • The judges

    Peter Ho Davies, a teacher at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor's graduate program in creative writing, is the author of the novel "The Welsh Girl" and the story collections "The Ugliest House in the World" and "Equal Love." His work has appeared in...
  • Album review: Freedy Johnston's 'Rain on the City'

     
    Wasn't the singer-songwriter Freedy Johnston always pretty much middle-aged? Midwestern and spectacularly unflashy, apparently born with a receding hairline, the Kansas-born, Hoboken-launched singer-songwriter won critics' hearts and some fame in the...
  • Paul V. Coates, Confidential File, March 12, 1960

     
    Uh-oh. Mash Notes and Comments "Dear Paul, "Ever ask yourself WHY so many women look worse after they return from the powder room than they did before they entered? "Ask Ed Cabrera, the lighting specialist whom architects and decorators call 'Mr....
  • 'The Good Wife': Twelve Angry People

     
    One of the consistent pleasures of watching “The Good Wife” is that the show doesn't use the same storytelling format week after week. Sometimes, we'll follow a case start to finish; other times, we're thrown into a case in medias......
  • 'House' recap: Everybody lies

     
    A writer, an imaginary friend, a suicide attempt. This episode had it all, including a go-cart chase and cameos by Carly Fiorina and Meg Whitman. Wait. Not those last two; they appeared in those campaign ads that are on an......