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  • Bookmark: A couple of seriously good reads

    Some marvelous novels vigorously refute the idea that so-called "literary fiction," the serious stuff, must be a tedious chore to read, like a bad-tasting medicine whose healing properties are somehow confirmed by the fact that you want to spit it out,...
  • Bookmark: Cover hides what's really inside

    Her publisher surely meant well, but the cover of Anne Tyler's new novel "The Beginner's Goodbye" (Knopf) is all wrong. The cover — a pair of elegant cups and saucers displayed against a doily-white background — might reasonably be...
  • Chicagoland book club: Carillon Club of Naperville

    Chicagoland book club: Carillon Club of Naperville
    One thing to know about our book club: We are all residents of the Carillon Club of Naperville, a development for people 55 years and older. We meet monthly. Each month's featured book is chosen from a list of books suggested by the group members. We...
  • Fiction author Hortense Calisher dies at 97

    Hortense Calisher, a prize-winning writer and former president of PEN known for her dense prose in such works of fiction as "False Entry" and "In Greenwich There Are Many Gravelled Walks," has died in New York City. She was 97. Calisher died Tuesday in...
  • 'Noah's Compass' by Anne Tyler

    'Noah's Compass' by Anne Tyler
    "Face it: we forget things every day of our lives. You're missing lots of chunks! But you don't dwell on those, now, do you?" So says the doctor to Liam Pennywell, the 60-year-old protagonist of Anne Tyler's new novel, "Noah's Compass" -- ostensibly to...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Jan. 24, 2010

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam: $24.95) The lives of a maid, a cook and a college graduate become intertwined as they change a Mississippi town. || 33 || || 2. || The Girl Who Played...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers (hardcover) for Feb. 14, 2010

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || weeks on list || || 1. || The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam: $24.95) The lives of a maid, a cook and a college graduate become intertwined as they change a Mississippi town. || 36 || || 2. || First Rule by Robert...
  • Editor to the stars

    LET'S hit the high points of Judith Jones' career: pushed through the American translation of "The Diary of Anne Frank" and published Julia Child's "Mastering the Art of French Cooking." Edited food legends such as Child, Marcella Hazan, Madhur Jaffrey,...
  • In our pages: Anne Tyler's 'Noah's Compass'

     
    In Friday's paper, Diana Wagman reviews the new novel by Anne Tyler, "Noah's Compass." "Tyler is not flashy or tricky," she writes. "Her stories are about marriage, divorce, children, unsavory boyfriends, families of all kinds." Her characters eat cereal,...
  • Why we read

    Why we read
    There's a book I don't remember well, though I can remember precisely where I found it in my elementary school library -- three yards to the right of the door, in the middle of the third shelf from the floor. I was, and remain, a compulsive reader. Back...
  • A throwback that's a step forward

    A throwback that's a step forward
    Lunch was long over, the conversation lingered, and Alice's patience was wearing skittishly thin. A girl couldn't wait all afternoon. At last the guest stood from the dining table to leave, but not just yet, please, journalist and photographer Jamie...
  • Montecito

    A Day in the Life, at 90 * Keeping up with Julia Child, who has a new home, a new book deal and a balky oven Home Edition, Food, Page H-1 Features Desk 61 inches; 2181 words Type of Material: Profile; Recipe By RUSS PARSONS, TIMES STAFF WRITER...