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  • New York Fashion Week Fall 2012: Thom Browne's Tim Burton moment

     
    The runway show for Thom Browne's fall and winter 2012 women's collection started with a eulogy in front of 10 occupied coffins -- followed by an equally otherworldy collection that was part Tim Burton and part Yohji Yamamoto....
  • Robin Thicke busted on suspicion of pot possession in New York

     
    Robin Thicke was busted by cops in New York City for allegedly having a marijuana cigarette in his car. Robin Thicke allegedly fired up a joint in the back of a black Escalade....
  • Los Angeles Public Library launches teen reading series

     
    With young adult literature become something of a cultural juggernaut, it's about time the genre spawned a literary series in Los Angeles. Starting Thursday, the central branch of the Los Angeles Public Library will begin hosting a teen reading series.......
  • When are the 2012 Tony Awards?

     
    Now that the Oscars are over we can move on to Broadway's big night, the 2012 Tony Awards. They will take place on June 10 in a three-hour ceremony at New York's Beacon Theatre....
  • What we're reading: book news, copyrights and ephemera

     
    A big copyright decision, The Big Sleep on screen, a stellar set of library fellows and a happy day for Samuel Pepys in today's book news....
  • Arts behemoths aren't getting fat on donations, study shows

     
    The richest arts organizations saw modest fundraising gains in 2009-10, says a study by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. No Southern California cultural groups made the publication's annual list of the top 400 charities....
  • N.Y. Public Library's e-book lending increased 81% in one year

     
    The NY Public Library system has seen e-book lending increase by 81 percent in the last year....
  • Saving libraries but not librarians [Blowback]

     
    The digital revolution, while improving society, has gutted many professions. And now, the Internet is replacing librarians. Or at least it should be....
  • Kindle books are at 11,000 libraries -- but any you want to read?

     
    Amazon.com Inc. is trumpeting the availability of its Kindle e-books at 11,000 public libraries around the U.S., a step that is sure to make Kindle readers happy. Until they find out how few Kindle books are actually available. At the......
  • New York City's spots for book lovers

    New York City's spots for book lovers
    On the third floor of a big, gray building at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, silver-haired docent Julie Chelminski recently stepped up to the middle of a hushed room and faced 15 spellbound tourists. "On the walls of this room there were 9,000 drawers,"...
  • Planning your literary trip to New York

    THE BEST WAY TO NEW YORK From LAX, nonstop service to JFK New York is available on Virgin America, Delta, JetBlue, United and American, and connecting service (change of plane) is offered on Delta and US Airways. Restricted round-trip fares begin at...
  • New York Public Library gives up some of its secrets

    New York Public Library gives up some of its secrets
    In my family, we've never recognized a distinction between happiness and the handling of books. Books in libraries, books in shops. Books that take you places, and books you can steal from — like Norman Maclean's memoir, "A River Runs Through It,"...