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  • You're so nauseously nice: Getting Insulted by Authors

     
    Somewhere in New York this week, Bill Ryan might be found standing in line after an author's reading, waiting his turn for a few words and a signature. While some people get nervous waiting to speak to an author, Ryan......
  • Music review: Rolf Riehm's 'Hawking' gets U.S. premiere at Monday Evening Concert

     
    Mark Swed reviews the U.S. premiere of Rolf Riehms "Hawking" given by Monday Evening Concerts...
  • Orlando Magic and NBA News: Wednesday, April 13

     
    It's the last day of the regular season and the Orlando Magic host the Indiana Pacers tonight, but most of the Internet's attention is already focused on the playoffs. In today's links we get into Dwight Howard's attitude, a Magic free-throw shooting...
  • Ken Burns, Steve Martin and the cosmos coming to PBS' fall lineup

     
    Banjos! Speakeasies! Ken Burns! Steve Martin! An epic exploration of space and time! They're all coming to PBS' fall season, the network announced Monday. And they'll probably make you smarter than watching your 10th "Two and a Half Men" rerun.......
  • Kirk Cameron on Stephen Hawking's 'free pass' -- 'Like bullying a blind man'

     
    The latest celebrity feud comes to us courtesy of Kirk Cameron. And by "celebrities," we mean Mike Seaver and a cosmologist....
  • Stephen Hawking: Heaven is a fairy story

     
    The Washington Post'sOn Faithblog asked its panelists for their thoughts on Stephen Hawking's interview with the UK Guardianthat he rejects the idea of heaven, calling it a ‘fairy story' for people afraid to die. Hawking also wrote in his 2010...
  • 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...
  • Los Angeles Times Names Book Prize Winners For 2008

    LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2009 On the eve of the nation's largest public literary festival, the Los Angeles Times (latimes.com) tonight honored the year's most accomplished authors with its 29th Annual Book Prizes (www.latimesbookprizes.com) ceremony at...
  • 'The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom' by Graham Farmelo

    'The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom' by Graham Farmelo
    The Strangest Man The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom Graham Farmelo Basic Books: 540 pp., $29.95 It's hard to imagine a more formidable subject for a biographer. Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac (1902-84) was a pioneer of quantum theory in...
  • Faith and Belief: Richard Dawkins evolves his arguments

    Faith and Belief: Richard Dawkins evolves his arguments
    Richard Dawkins, best known as the author of "The Selfish Gene" (1976) and "The God Delusion" (2006), is at the Atheist Alliance International Convention in Burbank to discuss his new book, "The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution" (Free...
  • Florida's space boosters failed to launch, critics say

    CAPE CANAVERAL — Tallahassee lawmakers created Space Florida in May 2006 to rescue Florida's languishing aerospace industry from new competition in other countries and elsewhere in the United States. Hopes for the agency were as big as space...