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  • 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...
  • Kelly Oxford on which depraved, funny books she likes

    Kelly Oxford on which depraved, funny books she likes
    At the L.A. Times Festival of Books, Kelly Oxford sat down with Times columnist Robin Abcarian to talk about her book “Everything Is Perfect When You're a Liar,” the Twitter star's first collection of humorous essays. VIDEO: AUTHOR...
  • Author Salman Rushdie sold 'Midnight's Children' rights for $1

    Author/filmmaker Salman Rushdie joined Jon Stewart Tuesday night on "The Daily Show" to talk about the forthcoming film version of his bestselling novel "Midnight's Children."  The 1981 novel won a slew of awards -- including the Man Booker Prize, the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Amy Wilentz on her book and a passion for Haiti [video]

    Amy Wilentz on her book and a passion for Haiti [video]
    Before her panel at the L.A. Times Festival of Book, journalist and author Amy Wilentz dropped in at our video booth to talk about how she came to write her latest book, "Farewell, Fred Voodoo." Written after Haiti's devastating 2010 earthquake, this...
  • A rich season for playwright Richard Greenberg

    NEW YORK — "I'm too tired to be anxious," said playwright Richard Greenberg, looking worn out with anxiety as he settled into a booth at a Chelsea diner. This neighborhood canteen, dubbed his "office" by the late theatrical agent Helen Merrill, is...
  • Lake Forest Place Book Club

    Lake Forest Place Book Club
    One thing to know about our book club We are the Lake Forest Place Book Club, and we are all residents of the continuing care retirement home here. Our members range in age by 25 years and have lived in 21 states and five foreign countries, which adds...
  • Go away with Kalliope Lee

    Go away with Kalliope Lee
    An American expat residing overseas in London, Kalliope Lee makes her novel debut with "Sunday Girl" (Psychopomp Press). Set in 1991 Seoul, the book tells the story of two college-age friends struggling to live with the violent attack they both survived....
  • 'Torment Saint' illuminates the troubled world of Elliott Smith

    Ten years ago this November singer-songwriter Elliott Smith, then 34, died in an Echo Park bungalow from two knife stabs to the chest. According to William Todd Schultz's "Torment Saint: The Life of Elliott Smith," a clear-eyed and devastating new...
  • Subject to debate: The most famous book set in every state

    Subject to debate: The most famous book set in every state
    Literary lists are made to provoke debate, and this list from Business Insider of the most famous book set in every state (and the District of Columbia) is a clever way of starting 51 parlor disputes at once.  The list has two major flaws (another...