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  • Barton Gellman's portrait of Dick Cheney, "Angler," among the big winners

    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...
  • 'Pain Killers' by Jerry Stahl

    Pain Killers A Novel Jerry Stahl 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...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for March 29, 2009

    Los Angeles Times bestsellers for March 29, 2009
    Fiction 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...
  • In 'My Hollywood,' Mona Simpson slips into different roles

    In 'My Hollywood,' Mona Simpson slips into different roles
    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,...
  • PASSINGS: Michael Gough, Murray Warmath, James C. Tyree, Marty Marion, John Kronenberg

    PASSINGS: Michael Gough, Murray Warmath, James C. Tyree, Marty Marion, John Kronenberg
    Michael Gough Actor played butler in 'Batman' movies Michael Gough, 94, a British actor best known for playing Bruce Wayne's butler Alfred in a series of "Batman" movies, died Thursday at home in England, his former wife Anneke Wills said through her...
  • Death of Sun-Times owner Tyree ruled an accident

    The death of  Sun-Times owner James Tyree has been ruled an accident by the Cook County medical examiner. An autopsy on Tyree found that he died of an air embolism following a dialysis catheter removal, the office said. It also listed pneumonia and...
  • Obama vacation reading list: (fore!) Four

     
    by Mark Silva Everyone takes books to the beach in the summer. And President Barack Obama, who has started a weeklong vacation on Martha's Vineyard -- working out this morning, playing tennis with First Lady Michelle Obama and planning a......
  • Colum McCann on high-wire acts, writing and 9/11

     
    Colum McCann's novel "Let the Great World Spin" is set in New York in 1974, with a wide array of characters: hookers under a freeway overpass in the Bronx, an Irishman living in the projects nearby who is kind to......
  • Paris Review names Lorin Stein new editor

     
    Lorin Stein, who has been an editor at Farrar, Straus and Giroux since 1998, will be the next editor of the Paris Review, the literary journal announced Friday. “Lorin has an uncommon literary sensibility and eye for new talent,” publisher......
  • Bruce, Sigourney, Cavill team up for “The Cold Light of Day”

     
    The great Richard Price (Sea of Love, Clockers)  is scripting this new kidnapping/conspiracy thriller starring Henry Cavill (Stardust, Whatever Works, The Tudors) as a cocky young Wall. St. trader who gets mixed up in messiness in Spain. The Hollywood...
  • Summer reading: Rosecrans Baldwin on Graham Greene

     
    Rosecrans Baldwin, a founder of the smart and witty website The Morning News, published his debut novel this week. And while it's smart, "You Lost Me There" has none of the charming sarcasm of the website; instead, it takes a......