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  • L.A. Times bestsellers: Will Kathryn Stockett clock in a full year?

     
    Kathryn Stockett's debut novel, "The Help," has been on the L.A. Times hardcover fiction bestseller list for 50 weeks now, and it's still sitting pretty at No. 1. That's an impressive run, particularly for a debut novelist, and even more......
  • Summer reading list

     
    Having trouble deciding what to read this summer? Let the Los Angeles Times' book editors help with a selection of forthcoming titles. JUNE The Clock Without a Face Gus Twintig (McSweeney's) This fable includes riddles and a real-life treasure hunt:...
  • The L.A. Times bestseller list for July 4, 2010: 'The Passage' makes inroads

     
    Can a highbrow writer's adventure in genre fiction have staying power on the L.A. Times bestseller list? The compelling novel "The Passage" by Justin Cronin just might. "The Passage," now in its second week on our hardcover fiction bestseller list,......
  • Mindfulness makes the July 11, 2010, L.A. Times bestseller list

     
    Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh's treatise on mindfulness, "You Are Here," marks its fourth week on our nonfiction bestseller list. Thich Nhat Hanh was born in Vietnam 73 years ago, joined a Zen monastery as a teenager and, at age......
  • David Mitchell's Edo-era Japan enters the L.A. Times bestseller list

     
    David Mitchell, a prize-winning literary novelist with strong experimental credentials, enters the L.A. Times bestseller list this week at No. 2 with his new novel, "The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet." The De Zoet (pronounced "de-Zoot") of the title.....
  • Drew Brees hits the July 25, 2010 L.A. Times bestseller list

     
    We're still several weeks away from the beginning of the football season, but Drew Brees, the New Orleans Saints quarterback, has already made his mark on the nonfiction bestseller list. "Coming Back Stronger: Unleashing the Hidden Power of Adversity,"...
  • A tennis star versus a football coach: L.A. Times bestsellers, Aug. 1, 2010

     
    On Monday, Jacket Copy wondered how former USC football coach Pete Carroll's book "Win Forever" is selling. Carroll's winning tenure has come into question after the NCAA leveled penalties against the school for improprieties made during his time there....
  • A squid attacks this week's L.A. Times bestseller list

     
    Southern California is feeling squiddy this summer. China MiƩville's "Kraken," set in London, enters the L.A. Times hardcover fiction bestseller list this week at No. 15. "Kraken" begins when a giant squid disappears from an exhibit; the museum curator's...
  • 'Eat, Pray' L.A. Times bestseller again

     
    Elizabeth Gilbert, devastated after her marriage failed, went to Italy, India and Indonesia to recover and to try to rediscover something about herself. Her immersion in food, faith and the paradise of Bali sounds like a pretty good start at......
  • Mona Simpson and the L.A. Times bestseller list

     
    Mona Simpson's "My Hollywood," a layered, literary take on motherhood and nannyhood, enters the L.A. Times bestseller list this week at No. 11. Simpson, who lives in Santa Monica, told Susan Salter Reynolds about what inspired her to create Lola,......
  • L.A. Times bestsellers, featuring Rosanne Cash

     
    Anyone who follows Rosanne Cash on Twitter knows she's funny, candid and smart. "Must check celebrity health & beauty blogs to discern inability to sleep. Probably repressing inner Goddess or not eating enough seaweed," she Tweeted earlier this week,...
  • New Yorker Festival announces lineup

     
    It wouldn't really be the New Yorker Festival without a little Malcolm Gladwell, would it? Today the New Yorker announced the lineup for its October festival of culture, arts and the written word. Who's taking part? A lot of the......