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  • 'The Suicide Run: Five Tales of the Marine Corps' by William Styron

    'The Suicide Run: Five Tales of the Marine Corps' by William Styron
    The Suicide Run Five Tales of the Marine Corps William Styron Random House: 198 pp., $24 The business -- and I use the word advisedly -- of posthumous publication is a troubling one. We honor our dear dead. Yet there are certain kinds of attention...
  • 'Norman Mailer, MoonFire: The Epic Journey of Apollo 11'

    'Norman Mailer, MoonFire: The Epic Journey of Apollo 11'
    In 1969, 600 million people -- one-fifth of the world's population -- watched the live television broadcast of the moonwalk. Leading art book publisher Taschen has not let the 40th anniversary go unheralded; its book " Norman Mailer, MoonFire: The Epic...
  • Linking religion and culture

    Linking religion and culture
    Roger Chapman Title: Associate professor of American history, Palm Beach Atlantic University, West Palm Beach. Other job experience: Former reporter for weekly newspaper in Maryland; Former Bible and social science teacher at Inter-American School,...
  • Check It Out: Celebrating holiday season with the memoir

    Merriam-Webster defines memoir as a "narrative composed from personal experience." It may encompass the entirety of a person's life, or only a portion of it. This sets it apart from a traditional autobiography, which is usually a chronological account...
  • "Stet: An Editor's Life" by Diana Athill

    "Stet: An Editor's Life" by Diana Athill
    "Stet: An Editor's Life" By Diana Athill Grove Press, 256 pages, $13 When people you respect - and like - recommend a book, don't delay, lest you find yourself full of reproach for missing it. That's how I now find myself about this memoir, which came...
  • In The Arts

    'New Beginnings' at DeMossa Gallery Jovan Karlo Villalba's will feature his recent cinematic painting series "New Beginnings" through October 2 at DeMossa Gallery in Laguna Beach. The exhibit, which explores the natural and man-made world's...
  • Book calendar: Author events for the week of September 12, 2010

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY William Gibson: The author will read and sign his new novel, "Zero History." Book Soup 8818 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. Noon. Free. (310) 659-3110. William Gibson: The author will read and...
  • 'Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World Architecture' and the questionable future of monster-size books

     
    When 'The Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architectureâ?? came out in 2004, it was quickly deemed a smashing success by booksellers and fans alike, despite the $160 price. The 14-pound tome was so successful, in fact, that late last year Phaidon...
  • Fiction is dead. Again? [updated]

     
    Put down that dragon tattoo girl. Stop catching up with Bree Tanner. You don't need any help from Kathryn Stockett, or to chew your fingernails through a hunger game. Forget about the latest from Scott Turow or David Mitchell or......
  • The Young Politicos

     
    Photograph by Ray Graham / Los Angeles Times Kennedy girls, from left, Eleanor Dudley, Susan Reeves, Jeanne Lytle and Marilyn Raran with Democratic Party official John M. Bailey of Connecticut. One thing that struck me in going through the photos of the...
  • Eleanor Roosevelt

     
    Photograph by Frank Q. Brown / Los Angeles Times July 10, 1960: Eleanor Roosevelt refuses to ride in a limousine to a reception, preferring to walk half a mile with reporters. The absence of former President Harry Truman underscored the Democrats’ break...