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  • Miranda July Makes Movies and Books and Art (and She'll be at the CT Forum on Nov. 18)

    Miranda July Makes Movies and Books and Art (and She'll be at the CT Forum on Nov. 18)
    Miranda July (at the CT Forum) 8 p.m., Nov. 18, Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford, (860) 509-0909, ctforum.org Up for discussion at this week's CT Forum is the very broad concept of "creativity." And there's a lot of...
  • The best presents for the book nerds on your gift list

    The best presents for the book nerds on your gift list
    It Chooses You, by Miranda July (McSweeney's, 2011) The filmmaker/artist/poet/fiction writer Miranda July is well-known for her movies, whose moods share a kind of charming sincerity with that of her other work. Last month, July's first attempt at...
  • Lecture season launches

    NEWPORT BEACH — Some people in the audience gasped as the aerial photo flashed on the screen at the front of the room. They were reacting in wonderment as a color shot came up of the so-called "Loop," a section of the Green River that snakes...
  • Planning your trip to Litquake in San Francisco

    WHERE TO STAY IN SAN FRANCISCO Hotel Rex, 562 Sutter St.; (888) 717-3564, thehotelrex.com. This literary-themed boutique hotel near Union Square is offering Litquake attendees a 15% discount (book online and use discount code LQSF). Its Library Bar is...
  • 10 things you might not know about Syria

    10 things you might not know about Syria
    Syria, a great and ancient land, is being ravaged by civil war, with government forces using heavy weapons against rebels in the major city of Aleppo. Here are some facts about a little-understood people and country: 1 Syria is commonly considered a...
  • A roundball roundup

    A roundball roundup
    March Madness is upon us. Who will be the Butler or VCU Cinderella team of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament? Will the Big Ten, Big East or ACC dominate? If you want to dive into those kinds of questions and more, pick up Grantland Quarterly...
  • Los Angeles Times announces finalists for its Book Prizes

    Los Angeles Times announces finalists for its Book Prizes
    Finalists for the 30th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were announced on Monday, and for the first time, graphic novels will be among the categories in competition. Prizes in 10 categories will be awarded on April 23, in an invitation-only ceremony...
  • Sidewalks: On ink and paper

    Sidewalks: On ink and paper
    Whether you are reading this on a computer, some hand-held gizmo or the old-fashioned way, thanks. These are strange times for we ink-on-paper folk and though Osgood and I are both quite taken with the Internet and all it can do, we would like to see a...
  • BookExpo America reveals an industry in transition

    BookExpo America reveals an industry in transition
    The best way to think about this year's BookExpo America -- the book industry's annual trade show and convention that concluded Sunday at the Jacob Javits Center -- is as a mirror: What you see reflects who you are. For major publishing conglomerates...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Sept. 20, 2009

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore (Knopf : $25.95) A naive Midwestern college coed takes a job as a nanny for a recently adopted toddler. || 1 || || 2. || Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for August 9, 2009

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || The Defector by Daniel Silva (Putnam: $26.95) When a Russian defector disappears, Gabriel Allon is forced to track down a deadly arms dealer. || 2 || || 2. || Best Friends Forever by...
  • Hardcover: Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Aug. 23, 2009

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon (Penguin Press: $27.95) Noir meets '60s Southern California groovy in a private eye's psychedelic quest. || 2 || || 2. || The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg...