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  • 'Last Night in Twisted River' by John Irving

    'Last Night in Twisted River' by John Irving
    Last Night in Twisted River A Novel John Irving 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?...
  • Annual Hay Festival is one for the books

    Annual Hay Festival is one for the books
    The small market town of Hay, nestled on the border between England and Wales, is an unlikely setting for one of the world's biggest book festivals. It has a population of less than 2,000, and the nearest train station is 30 miles away. Yet each year,...
  • Writer David Foster Wallace found dead

    Writer David Foster Wallace found dead
    David Foster Wallace, the novelist, essayist and humorist best known for his 1996 novel "Infinite Jest," was found dead Friday night at his home in Claremont, according to the Claremont Police Department. He was 46. Jackie Morales, a records clerk at the...
  • Nick Digilio

    Nick Digilio
    Nick Digilio began reviewing movies on The Roy Leonard Show in 1985. He started as "the guy who likes bad movies" (reviewing Critters, Friday the 13th: A New Beginning, and the like). He studied at Columbia College and Roy saw him at a few screenings,...
  • Weiner Talks 'Mad Men'

     
    This morning's Variety has what I believe to be one of the more exhaustive discussions of "Mad Men" I've seen, and the guy doing the discussing is none other than creator Matthew Weiner. I could send you to Variety,......
  • John Irving, poolside in 1998

     
    When "The World According to Garp" was published more than 30 years ago, John Irving found himself on bestseller lists for the first time. Since then he's won a shelf of awards, including an Oscar for the adaptation of his......
  • Thursday's TV Talk Shows: 'Charlie Rose' studies the brain

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 25 - 31 in PDF format This week's TV Movies The Early Show Harry Smith appears on 'A Prairie Home Companion'; artist Stephen Wiltshire. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today......
  • Tuesday's TV Talk Shows: Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger visits 'The Jay Leno Show'

     
    The Early Show The cast of 'Murphy Brown' reunites; Vanilla Ice performs. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Author John Grisham ('Ford County'). (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Carrie Underwood performs; author......
  • Door in the Floor director to do Paranormal Activity 2

     
    Tod “Kip” Williams didn't make box office waves his The Door in the Floor, an inventive and beautifully acted John Irving adaptation starring Jeff Bridges. Perhaps he'll have a hit on his hands with the Paranormal Activity sequel. Perhaps not....
  • Summer reading: Marcy Dermansky on F. Scott Fitzgerald

     
    As summer gets underway, we've created the L.A. Times list of 60 books for 92 days. All of these are new titles, being released in time for summer 2010. At Jacket Copy, we're asking writers and other bookish types about......
  • Mindfulness makes the July 11, 2010, L.A. Times bestseller list

     
    Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh's treatise on mindfulness, "You Are Here," marks its fourth week on our nonfiction bestseller list. Thich Nhat Hanh was born in Vietnam 73 years ago, joined a Zen monastery as a teenager and, at age......