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  • Book calendar events for the week of March 27, 2011

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich SUNDAY 826LA Adult Writing Seminar Series: TV Writing: Panelists include Jane Espenson, Drew Z. Greenberg and Damon Lindelof. Meltdown Comics, 7522 W. Sunset Blvd., L.A. 7 p.m. $12-$15. (213) 413-3388. http:/...
  • Book Review: 'To Be Sung Underwater' by Tom McNeal

    Book Review: 'To Be Sung Underwater' by Tom McNeal
    To Be Sung Underwater A Novel Tom McNeal Little, Brown: 436 pp., $24.99 You can often tell where a musician has trained or with whom a painter has learned technique. In the case of the European masters, art historians looking at a particular work...
  • Critic's Notebook: Under the influence of Hemingway

    Critic's Notebook: Under the influence of Hemingway
    For much of the 1980s, beginning when I was in college, I used to read a Hemingway book a year. The point was not self-improvement but rather a kind of exploration: What was it, exactly, about his writing that I'd missed? I had read "The Sun Also Rises"...
  • 'Everything Must Go'

    'Everything Must Go'
    Will Ferrell moderates his typical screen persona quite well to play a man whose life has collapsed around him on just about every possible count. While fighting inner demons, he's fired, his wife leaves him, and he's banished from his home - leaving...
  • Book review: 'The Art of Fielding' by Chad Harbach

    Book review: 'The Art of Fielding' by Chad Harbach
    The Art of Fielding A Novel Chad Harbach Little, Brown: 528 pp., $25.99 In terms of conjuring a shorthand for a certain American innocence, there are few delivery systems quite so direct as baseball. Touched on by a library's worth of authors...
  • 29 literary films to fill your holidays [Updated]

     
    A list of 29 top literary films, from 1982 to 2010....
  • This Recording's marvelous writers series

     
    A blog series on writers from This Recording is a must-read....
  • 'Selected Shorts' at the Getty, starring Tim Curry

     
    Actor Tim Curry was the highlight of Saturday afternoon's Selected Shorts fiction reading at the Getty....
  • EXCLUSIVE: Will Ferrell on taking ‘a left turn’ with ‘Everything Must Go’

     
    Will Ferrell had a string of box-office hits in his hip pocket and the kind of fame and fortune most funnymen can only dream about. Settling into his 40s, the “Anchorman” and “Other Guys” star could be forgiven for feeling...
  • Summer cinema roundup — release dates through Labor Day

     
    We keep a running in-house tally of what's opening and when on the cinema scene, and a few times a year, I just dump the dates I have out on the blog here to give you an idea of what's opening, what it's about, and when. As May 6 is the more or less &#...
  • Movie Review: Everything Must Go

     
    The unlikely combination of funnyman Will Ferrell and the boozy “dirty realism” of the great short story writer Raymond Carver pays offs in “Everything Must Go,” a sardonic look at hitting bottom before you can start the climb back...