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  • King, Beattie books among new crop

    King, Beattie books among new crop
    Fiction "The Lost Memory of Skin" (Ecco) by Russell Banks. Coming Tuesday. Banks, one of our finest and most adventurous novelists, is not afraid to tackle big, tough topics that persistently bedevil the human species, and with his 17th book, he has...
  • Book review: 'Half-Blood Blues' by Esi Edugyan

    Book review: 'Half-Blood Blues' by Esi Edugyan
    Not unlike its counterpart rock 'n' roll, memorable jazz novels occupy a pretty slim shelf at the local bookstore. Though the music has been gracefully spun into fiction by Roddy Doyle, Michael Ondaatje and — most distinctively — Rafi Zabor in...
  • Between the Covers

    Between the Covers
    Our club has been meeting 10 times a year for more than 20 years. We work with our local library in Libertyville to procure our books and that month's host leads our discussion. We have been spending more time on the book discussion recently because we'...
  • IWA Literature Group

    IWA (International Women Associates) has members in the city and suburbs. About 25 to 30 members meet once a month, cheerfully squeezing into members' living rooms. We come with notes and annotated copies. Our many volunteer leaders are adept at...
  • Book calendar events for the week of March 20, 2011

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY 826LA Adult Writing Seminar Series: TV Writing: A series of panel discussions featuring industry professionals will cover multiple aspects of writing for television. Panelists include John Enbom,...
  • Book review: 'The Cat's Table' by Michael Ondaatje

    Book review: 'The Cat's Table' by Michael Ondaatje
    The Cat's Table A Novel Michael Ondaatje Alfred A. Knopf: 269 pp., $26 Michael Ondaatje is a quiet writer. He's certainly equal to grand, sweeping, historical subjects — civil war in Sri Lanka, the closing days of World War II — but the...
  • Believe it: Bob Dylan is favored to win Nobel Prize in literature

     
    Bob Dylan as Nobel prize-winner? Bob Dylan is the odds-on favorite to win the Nobel Prize for literature....
  • Six finalists announced for Canada's Giller Prize

     
    Scotiabank Giller Prize finalists: Michaelondaatje Michael Ondaatje, author of "The English Patient" is one of six writers who have been named finalists for Canada's Giller Prize....
  • Hitting the books, L.A. fashion

     
    Sometimes L.A. needs reminding that Hollywood is not its only bread and butter, and that movies and TV are hardly the only form of entertainment. There’s books. Remember books? Here’s just my weekend’s serendipity of things book-ly: On...
  • 2011 Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalists announced

     
    The complete list of finalists for the 2011 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes....
  • This week in L.A.: Times Book Prizes, festival highlight active week

     
    A preview of the week's upcoming literary events in and around L.A....
  • Holiday books: Fiction

    Holiday books: Fiction
    Aleph A Novel Paulo Coelho Alfred A. Knopf, $24.95 A crisis of faith prompts a man to begin a journey of self-discovery from Africa to Asia. The Angel Esmeralda Nine Stories Don DeLillo Scribner, $24 The first collection of short stories from a...