| May 29, 2008
| 5:55 AM
An 800-word Harry Potter prequel is one of 13 card-sized works to be sold at a charity auction in the British capital.
Waterstone's Booksellers Ltd. says the cream-colored A5 papers -- each slightly bigger than a postcard -- were distributed to 13...
| Jul 7, 2008
SMOG, shmog. Exercising outdoors is a way of life in Southern California, and die-hard runners, walkers, cyclists and skaters aren't going to let a brown layer of air stop them.
But maybe they should. The Southland is heading into its roughest air...
| Sep 6, 2009
Library of America: 1,020 pp., $40
When does an act of reclamation cease to be about restoration and become about something else? That's the question raised by "Collected Stories," the Library of America's new...
| Oct 25, 2009
Last Night in Twisted River
Random House: 558 pp., $28
The opening passages of "Last Night in Twisted River" recycle John Irving's signature themes at such dizzy speed, it's as though the author were ticking boxes. New England?...