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  • PASSINGS: Betty Sarah Wouk, Hazel Rowley

    Betty Sarah Wouk Wife and agent of 'Caine Mutiny' author Betty Sarah Wouk, 90, the wife and literary agent of bestselling writer Herman Wouk, died March 17 at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs after suffering a stroke, said Suzanne Stein of...
  • Literary auction at Bonhams & Butterfields today

     
    Monday's auction of fine books, manuscripts and historical photographs at Bonhams & Butterfields begins at 10 a.m. PDT. Among the signature pieces are a world atlas, dating from the late 1500s, with vivid color maps, detailed drawings of the locals......
  • Herman Wouk to publish new book with Simon & Schuster

     
    Author Herman Wouk, 96, will publish a new novel with Simon & Schuster this fall....
  • A poison pen

    Reading "The Selected Essays of Gore Vidal" is like watching a cobra devour forest vermin. Even if you don't have much feeling for the prey, you may pause at the thought of what might happen if the monster turned its attention on you. Not that Vidal...
  • Jeffrey Richards: big man on Broadway

    Jeffrey Richards: big man on Broadway
    On the opening night of the revival of Eugene O'Neill's "Desire Under the Elms," Kevin Spacey, Naomi Watts and a crush of theatergoers pressed into the St. James Theatre. But the man most instrumental in its transfer from Chicago's Goodman Theatre was...
  • Author Herman Wouk's spellbinding ways

    Author Herman Wouk's spellbinding ways
    The Library of Congress will present its first Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Writing of Fiction to Herman Wouk on Wednesday night. Now 93, Wouk has enjoyed six decades of unalloyed success. He won the Pulitzer Prize for his 1951 novel, "The Caine...
  • Philip Roth, on writing and being ticked off

    Philip Roth, on writing and being ticked off
    IN PERSON, 75-year-old Philip Roth seems anything but indignant. Seated on a couch in the inner sanctum of his agent's office, he is soft-spoken, prone to long, thoughtful pauses. Even his clothing -- khaki pants, brown shoes, an Oxford shirt with a light...
  • Swamp Sunrise

     
    Good morning. Here are a few Washington events of note for Wednesday, September 10. The House Homeland Security Committee is holding a hearing on "Mismanagement, Missteps, and Missed Benchmarks: Why the Virtual Fence Has Not Become a Reality." Herman........
  • Festival of Books video invitational

     
    We want to see your favorite moments from the 15th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books this weekend at UCLA, on video. Whether you film part of a panel discussion, an author signing, the graphic-novel pavilion, a cooking demonstration,......
  • Herman Wouk on his buddy Feynman and 'Science and Religion'

     
    In the 1970s, you couldn’t go anywhere without seeing the name Herman Wouk. Already popular for such novels as “The Caine Mutiny” and “Marjorie Morningstar,” Wouk’s two novelizations of World War II -- “The Winds of War” and “War and.......
  • McDreamy teams with Lasse H. for Tom’s Dad

     
    The Swedish director Lasse Hallstrom is on board to direct a dramedy to be built around Patrick Dempsey. Tom's Dad will have him playing a Vegas comic and character actor (Dempsey gets to juggle, I'll bet) whose life is upended when his estranged son...