| Sep 30, 2011
| 6:45 PM
Phyllis Hope Price, age 91, passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2011, in Burbank, CA after being hospitalized at St. Joseph Medical Center with a life threatening infection.
Phyllis is survived by her five children: Phyllis Johs and husband, Anton,...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 5:11 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Stop us if you've heard this one before: HBO dominated the Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning, picking up 81 nods for viewer favorites such as "Boardwalk Empire" and "Game of Thrones" as well as comedy newcomers "Girls" and "Veep."...
| Dec 12, 2009
Screenwriter worked with her husband
Rose Kaufman, 70, who co-wrote the screenplays for “The Wanderers” and "Henry & June" with her writer-director husband, Philip, died of cancer Monday at her home in San Francisco.
| Mar 15, 2009
William Morrow: 408 pp., $24.99
It's rarely wise to compare someone to a legend. Inevitably, somebody is going to question the math. Yet as you read the first 200 pages of "Pain Killers," Jerry Stahl's second novel...
| Mar 29, 2009
1. New Moon by Stephenie Meyer ($10.99)
2. Watchmen by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons ($19.99)
3. The Shack by William P. Young ($14.99)
4. The Reader by Bernhard Schlink ($13.95)
5. Lush Life by Richard Price ($15)
6. The Brief Wondrous Life...
| Aug 1, 2010
It could be your story.
Like Claire, you put your career, your passion, on hold for a while to follow your husband or significant other across the country so that he can pursue his career or finish his education. You put your career (passion, ideas,...
| May 1, 2008
| 6:38 PM
|| Fiction || weeks on list ||
|| 1. || Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri (Knopf: $25) Stories of U.S.-born children and their Bengali parents straddling cultures. || 4 ||
|| 2. || The Miracle at Speedy Motors by Alexander...
| May 11, 2008
City of Thieves
Viking: 260 pp., $24.95
DAVID BENIOFF'S second novel (after "The 25th Hour," which Spike Lee directed for the screen) features a snappy plot, a buoyant friendship, a quirky courtship, an assortment of menacing bad...
| Apr 24, 2009
| 3:54 PM
Winners of the 2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were announced Friday night before an audience gathered in the Chandler Auditorium of the Los Angeles Times building.
Robert Alter, the author of 22 works on the Bible, literary modernism and contemporary...
| Feb 19, 2008
SCOTT RUDIN met one of the key role models for his life when he was a teenager. In the early 1970s, when other kids were playing guitar, shooting hoops or just seeing how long their hair could grow, the 15-year-old Rudin spent his days working for theater...
| Mar 15, 2008
By Richard Price
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 455 pages, $26
Richard Price takes cliched moves by police officers and gives them a postmodern twist. In one of the pivotal scenes of his new novel, "Lush Life," two detectives monitor a large...