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Raymond Carver

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  • Patrick White's cruel visionaries

    Patrick White's cruel visionaries
    Patrick White, the first great novelist to come out of Australia, was born in 1912, won the Nobel Prize in 1973, died in 1990 and his work promptly dropped from fashion. His style of narrative-driven psychological modernism seemed outmoded, perhaps,...
  • Book place: Printers Row Fine & Rare Books

    Book place: Printers Row Fine & Rare Books
    The place: “There's something about being able to be transported out of the ordinary into the real,” says Printers Row Fine & Rare Books bookseller John LaPine of his love of literature. When you enter the Victorian-styled store, it feels like...
  • 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...
  • The Western sage

    The California writer Wallace Stegner is well known to readers for novels such as "Angle of Repose" and "Crossing to Safety." But Stegner had another dimension, as an advocate for a literary West -- especially the West of mountains and desert and big...
  • What we talk about when we talk about Carver

     
    In Books this weekend, David L. Ulin looks at the new 1,020-page Library of America Raymond Carver book, "Collected Stories." The uneasy creative relationship between Carver, who died in 1988, and his longtime editor Gordon Lish came to light in......
  • John Grisham and the return of the short story

     
    Since 1989, John Grisham has written one book of nonfiction, 21 novels and had 10 of his books turned into big Hollywood movies, including "The Firm," "The Pelican Brief" and "Runaway Jury." This fall, the many-times-over bestselling author published,...
  • Theater review: 'The Language Archive' at South Coast Repertory

     
    Language and love are the twin themes of Julia Cho’s “The Language Archive,” a loopy excursion into the difficulty of finding words for what lies in our hearts. The play, which is receiving its world premiere at South Coast Repertory,......
  • LATFOB: Raymond Carver biographer Carol Sklenicka [Updated]

     
    The biography "Raymond Carver: A Writer's Life" by Carol Sklenicka, released in 2009, took more than 10 years to research. To get to know the master of the modern American short story, who died at age 50 in 1988, Sklenicka......
  • HASPIEL: Harvey Pekar's testament to life -- with no apologies

     
    AN APPRECIATION New York artist Dean Haspiel was one of the artists who took the words of Harvey Pekar and brought them to new life within the pages of "American Splendor" as well as in "The Quitter," the pair's acclaimed......
  • Our 12 favorite non-book literary oddities on EBay

     
    Inspired by Salinger's toilet -- which was listed for sale on EBay for $1 million -- Jacket Copy decided to see what other literary-ish items are currently for sale on the site. What we discovered? The doozy dozen. The first......
  • 29 literary films to fill your holidays [Updated]

     
    A list of 29 top literary films, from 1982 to 2010....