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  • A toast to all who wrote the death-penalty abolition story

     
    To Rob Warden, who was there at the beginning… When Gov. Quinn put his signature on a bill today abolishing the death penalty in Illinois, he wrote the final line in a story that in a very real sense began......
  • More thoughts on Jerry Brown's grammatical gaffe

     
    “Even if you do learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to?” --Clarence Darrow This is a postscript to Saturday's “Postscript” column. A post-Postscript, if you will. In the column, reader Gene Axelrod...
  • Right Makes Might

     
    How a dogged civil-rights lawyer, an ex-gangster and a risk-taking LAPD captain helped skirt a Rodney King riot repeat...
  • Around Town: Films, screenings and more in L.A. this week

     
    With Gary Oldman getting strong reviews and Oscar buzz for his performance as spy George Smiley in “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy”, the Arclight in Hollywood is offering a six-film retrospective of the British actor’s career beginning...
  • 2011 Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalists announced

     
    The complete list of finalists for the 2011 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes....
  • Remembering 'the eagle that is forgotten'

     
    John Peter Altgeld Reader Russell T writes: I grew up in Chicago and have been living in Aachen, Germany, for the past two and a half years. Yesterday, we had the day off for May Day, for which we have......
  • Esquire, adding fiction ebooks, goes back to the future

     
    Esquire returns to its roots with a new short fiction series while making it new, e-book style....
  • Festival of Books: Biographers create a vivid portrait of the 20th century

     
    For those who didn't go to hear Rodney King's conversation with Patt Morrison (and wait some time for King to show), the best bet for the same 12:30 p.m. time slot Saturday was an L.A. TImes Festival of Books panel......
  • Promised Land

     
    Century-old Llano del Rio—one man’s great hope for a Southern California Socialist utopia...
  • Alex Shakar, Stephen King win Times Book Prizes

     
    Alex Shakar's novel "Luminarium," about the role technology and spirituality play in shaping people's reality, and Stephen King's "11/22/1963," about a time traveler who attempts to prevent John F. Kennedy's assassination, were among the winners Friday at...
  • Book review: 'Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned' by John A. Farrell

    Book review: 'Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned' by John A. Farrell
    Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned John A. Farrell Doubleday: 400 pp., $32.50 For five stormy, pivotal decades, Clarence Darrow (1857-1938) was a towering figure in U.S. jurisprudence and politics. He served as defense lawyer for the people...
  • Richard Crowe and Resurrection Mary

    Recently Steve and Johnnie welcomed back in studio Chicago's Ghost Hunter Richard Crowe for his annual Halloween visit. During the course of the evening, they discussed various ghouls and goblins including everyone's favorite: Resurrection Mary. Below are...