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  • Forbes: James Patterson highest-earning author

    Forbes: James Patterson highest-earning author
    Though E.L. James has received recent headlines for the phenomenal sales of "Fifty Shades of Grey," stalwart James Patterson remains the highest-earning author, according to Forbes. The magazine estimates that Patterson made $94 million last year,...
  • Comment of the Week

     
    We had several comments this week that deserved further discussion, and I may make them separate entries for that very purpose. But Laura Lee's refutation of jl's contention that pomegranates, garlic and apples aren't superfoods was so compelling I had......
  • Taking name-dropping to a whole new level

    Iwent to sleep under an O'Malley moon and woke up caressed by the beams of an O'Malley sunrise. Breathing deeply the oxygen supplied by the O'Malley administration, I had my O'Malley Oaty Oats cereal while listening to O'Malley's March. O'Malley highways...
  • Stefan Gierasch, Who Appeared in 'Carrie,' Dies at 88

    Stefan Gierasch, an actor with 60 years of experience and best known for his role in the 1976 Stephen King adaptation "Carrie," died Sept. 6 of a stroke in Santa Monica, Calif. He was 88. During his career, Gierasch was cast in several roles that...
  • TV This Week Sept. 21 - 27: 'The Good Wife' on CBS

    TV This Week Sept. 21 - 27: 'The Good Wife' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 21 - 27, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SUNDAY Agatha Christie's Miss Marple (Julia...
  • Three Authors Who Kept Their Visions By Adapting Their Books to Screen

    Generations of novelists have been frustrated upon seeing their books interpreted onscreen. But on three recent films, the writers won't be able to complain that their vision was compromised. Scripts for Dennis Lehane's "The Drop," Jonathan Tropper's...
  • Fall books: 37 new titles to add to your reading list

    Between now and the holidays, publishers will push out a significant chunk of the books they publish for the entire year. And I do mean significant everything from "Revival," a scary Hawthornesque novel by horrormeister Stephen King, to a slim book called...
  • Maria Bello, Nelisse Sisters Starring in 'Wait Till Helen Comes' Adaptation (EXCLUSIVE)

    Maria Bello and sisters Sophie Nelisse ("The Book Thief") and Isabelle Nelisse ("Mama") will star in the ghost story "Wait Till Helen Comes." Dominic James is directing "Helen," which has a $10 million production budget, from a script by Victoria Sanchez...
  • TMZ forced FSU, NFL, NBA to investigate Jameis Winston, Ray Rice, Donald Sterling

     TMZ forced FSU, NFL, NBA to investigate Jameis Winston, Ray Rice, Donald Sterling
    "A cowardly leader is the most dangerous of men." That famous line was written by Stephen King, the renowned author of twisted horror novels. However, it is a passage much more befitting of modern American sports writing, where the plot line too often...
  • A Word, Please: There's nothing truly good about superfluity

    A Word, Please: There's nothing truly good about superfluity
    In a recent New York Times piece, novelist Zoe Heller wrote about helping her daughter with an English essay. "Try excising the words 'extremely,' 'totally' and 'incredibly,'" Heller suggested. Her daughter did and was "surprised to discover that not only...
  • Ursula K. Le Guin will receive National Book Foundation award

    Ursula K. Le Guin will receive National Book Foundation award
    Science fiction-fantasy legend Ursula K. Le Guin will be awarded the National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, the group announced Tuesday. Le Guin, 84, will be the 27th winner of the medal and the second science...
  • TV This Week Sept. 7 - 13: 'Boardwalk Empire' on HBO

    TV This Week Sept. 7 - 13: 'Boardwalk Empire' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download (updated Sept. 9, 12:45 p.m.) TV listings for the week of Sept. 7 - 13, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SUNDAY Once upon...