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Raymond Carver

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  • 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"...
  • 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: 'Bound' by Antonya Nelson

    Book review: 'Bound' by Antonya Nelson
    Bound A Novel Antonya Nelson Bloomsbury: 232 pp., $25 One pleasure of reading Antonya Nelson is that she brings the careful language and control of literary fiction to uncontrolled, rough-and-tumble lives. Mixing the admittedly bourgeois undertaking...
  • 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...
  • Books by dudes for dudes, books by chicks for dudes

     
    Esquire's 75 books by dudes for dudes is three years old, but Joyland created a list of 250 books for dudes by chicks....
  • Tea Obreht wins the Orange Prize

     
    At 25, Tea Obreht is the youngest writer to win the Orange Prize for Fiction....