| Nov 16, 2012
1. "The Racketeer" by John Grisham (Doubleday, $28.95). A federal judge and his secretary are murdered, and a former lawyer serving prison time says he knows who did it and why. Last week: 1
2. "Poseidon's Arrow" by Clive Cussler...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Patricia Cornwell won a judgment of $50.9 million against her former financial managers in federal court in Boston on Tuesday. Cornwell is the author of the bestselling Kay Scarpetta mystery novels.
Cornwell accused her former money management firm...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 1:24 PM
To celebrate National Engineers Week -- of course you knew Feb. 17-23 is National Engineers Week, right? -- MIT Press interviews Matthew Wisnioski, author of their book "Engineers for Change: Competing Visions of Technology in 1960s America."
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:10 AM
An unpublished manuscript by the 19th century Scottish poet William Topaz McGonagall is up for auction at Bonham's this spring, and is expected to fetch something in the neighborhood of $4,600, according to the Guardian. This price is not despite its...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Commenter ID: SandyK Real name: Sandy Gender: Female Age: Middle Occupation: I work in the Budweiser patio deck in the bleachers at Wrigley Field (private parties) during Cub games. Also help out elsewhere when needed. Work part-time at Arlington...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Book lovers in the Baltimore-Washington area should circle September on their calendars, to save dates for a pair of big festivals.
The Library of Congress National Book Festival will be held Sept. 21 and 22 on the mall in Washington. The event always...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 11:41 AM
September's a big month for bibliophiles, as Baltimore and Washington stage their book festivals. And this year, for the first time in recent years, the festivals don't fall on the same weekend, allowing readers to catch both packed slates of authors...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Summer might be drawing to a close, but don't worry — there's still plenty of time to squeeze in a few more chills provided by new mysteries and thrillers from Karin Fossum, Tana French and Thomas H. Cook.
An Edgar Allan Poe Award and numerous...
| Nov 29, 2010
| 9:34 PM
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| Dec 26, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Penguin packages excerpts from 42 books as a free download for e-readers....
| Jan 17, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 15 - 21 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Jan. 15 - 21 in PDF format are also available at latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv Weekly TV Listings and more......