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Carlos Fuentes

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  • Summer reading: Daniel Nester on 'Milosz’s ABCs'

     
    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......
  • On Mexico's Carlos Monsivais: 1938-2010

     
    Monsiváis was a journalist, a critic, a cinephile, a collector of historical and pop ephemera (which led eventually to the founding of a museum), and a tireless activist for human rights, indigenous rights, and gay rights. In hundreds of articles and...
  • Two sentenced in post-Lakers championship violence

     
    Two Los Angeles men have been sentenced to 90-day jail terms and yearlong probation for participating in a June melee after the Lakers' NBA championship victory, officials said Wednesday. Mark Hull, 20, and Carlos Fuentes, 22, were two of at......
  • Mexican music party at the Hollywood Bowl turns L.A. into one giant border town

     
    A few years ago, the Tijuana-born Mexican American writer Luis Alberto Urrea astutely observed that "Every American city is now a border town." It follows that, thanks to endless waves of Mexican immigration, every U.S. pop music concert is, increasingly,...
  • Writers as rogues and role models

    Early in his career, an aspiring novelist faces a moment when he must decide to take his vocation seriously or else remain a dreamer, unpublished and unconsidered. Michael Mewshaw's occurred in the office of legendary Random House editor Albert Erskine....