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  • Daniel Mendelsohn with Jonathan Lethem at ALOUD Thursday

    Daniel Mendelsohn is the prizewinning writer and cultural critic whose latest book, "Waiting for the Barbarians," is newly published by the New York Review of Books. Mendelsohn comes to the ALOUD series  series at the Los Angeles Central Library on...
  • Gore Vidal says nice things about women in the new Vanity Fair

    Gore Vidal says nice things about women in the new Vanity Fair
    In his prime, writer Gore Vidal didn't have much nice to say about people, and he enjoyed sharing his opinions. On live television in 1968, he referred to fellow commentator William F. Buckley as a  "crypto-Nazi" (Buckley responded by calling Vidal...
  • Donald Richie dies at 88; interpreted Japan for the West

    Donald Richie, an American expatriate in Japan who became that country's preeminent Western interpreter, explaining its culture — from cinema to Zen to tattoos — in books and essays that illuminated the author's psyche as much as that of his...
  • Truman Capote's 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' manuscript up for auction

    Truman Capote's 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' manuscript up for auction
    A manuscript of Truman Capote's "Breakfast at Tiffany's" is being auctioned online by R.R. Auctions this week. The manuscript includes Capote's handwritten edits, including one of the most significant: He changes the main character's name to Holly...
  • 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' heading to Broadway, cross your fingers

    'Breakfast at Tiffany's' heading to Broadway, cross your fingers
    A new stage version of Truman Capote's "Breakfast at Tiffany's" is aiming for Broadway, with "Game of Thrones" actress Emilia Clarke expected to play Holly Golightly. The last attempt to bring "Breakfast" to Broadway, more than 40 years ago, became the...
  • No sparkle in Broadway's 'Breakfast at Tiffany's'

    No sparkle in Broadway's 'Breakfast at Tiffany's'
    NEW YORK — Early in "Breakfast at Tiffany's," the new Richard Greenberg adaptation of the 1958 Truman Capote novella, Emilia Clarke's Holly Golightly climbs into bed with Fred, our narrator, played here by Cory Michael Smith. She passes out fast....
  • L.A. Times book prize winner A.S. King on her inspiration [video]

    L.A. Times book prize winner A.S. King on her inspiration [video]
    A.S. King won the L.A. Times book prize for young adult literature with "Ask the Passengers" on Friday night. Wearing the same high green boots Saturday morning, she stopped by our video booth at the L.A. Times Festival of Books to talk with features...
  • Harry Potter to flatten Gibson Amphitheatre, Curious George playland

    Universal Studios in Hollywood will raze the 41-year-old Gibson Amphitheatre to make way for its coming Harry Potter attraction, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Like the Wizarding World in Orlando, the Hollywood Harry Potter will be a theme park...
  • The tuxedo takes a bow

    The tuxedo takes a bow
    For holiday parties, today's sophisticated man can take a cue from runways and red carpets by choosing tuxedos for formal occasions or components thereof for more casual events. Fashion designers, obsessed as they are these days with all manner of...
  • Truman Capote on the Sonny and Cher Show

     
    Novelist Truman Capote, left. plays Lord Nelson in a comedy sketch with Sonny and Cher....
  • Review: 'Love, Marilyn' is a love letter to Marilyn Monroe

    Review: 'Love, Marilyn' is a love letter to Marilyn Monroe
    Watching "Love, Marilyn," Liz Garbus' pointed, poetic and occasionally overwrought documentary about the life of Marilyn Monroe, I kept thinking about "The Great Gatsby," another tragedy in two acts recently resurrected for our viewing pleasure. In each...