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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterWhen John Adams, the celebrated composer who is to his adopted California as Sibelius is to Finland, decided to write a memoir of his life and music, he realized there was virtually no model for his project. "Most composers," he said over lunch at an...
Cut off from the world, even in parts of his own home, Aitzaz Ahsan did what many of his compatriots do in times of personal and political crisis: He wrote a poem. Months of house arrest had left the celebrated lawyer enraged over his isolation and the...
Tags: Pervez Musharraf, Poetry, Television, Riots, Coup d'Etat
Francesca Lia Block is a Los Angeles writer with a unique voice that blends lush imagery, hip fairy tales and punk poetic lyricism. She is best known for her "Weetzie Bat" books, which premiered in 1989 and drew critical acclaim and a rapturous fan base...
Tags: Sylvia Plath, Family, Poetry, Death, Anne Sexton
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThey wait like pilgrims, queuing silently, bearing volumes for inscription and awaiting a chance to touch the hem of his garment. They're not Franciscans approaching Assisi but earnest readers rushing bookstores and cultural temples for word -- wisdom,...
Tags: Don DeLillo, Philip Roth, Oprah Winfrey, Society, Glenn Gould
Zap2It.comIt's an old story. New York novelist writes something touching and profound that leaves the critics swooning and gasping. Then he hears the siren song of Hollywood and ditches Gotham for the Left Coast to see his vision played out on the silver screen....
June 8, 2008 Editor's Note: It's a perennial question for the summer months, what to read? Here you'll mind more than 50 titles in fiction andononfiction, organized according to the months when they'll be published. Books are listed in alphabetical...
Tags: Family, Murder, Marathon, French Literature, Brigham Young
I'm impatient by nature. But I thought I had learned how to remain still in yoga classes, coaxing calm and patience from an overactive mind. I thought I learned patience when my daughter was born 2 1/2 weeks late. But I didn't really learn anything...
Los Angeles Times Staff Writer"A little madness in the spring is wholesome even for the king!" said no less an authority than Emily Dickinson. That's license for gourmands with pockets as deep as royalty's to pack an extravagant picnic and head for the beach. We asked Norbert Wabnig,...
Tags: Los Angeles Times, Caviar
Los Angeles Times Staff Writer"Frankenstein" author Mary Shelley has made a rare Los Angeles appearance. On Sept. 26, some 150-odd years after her demise, she dropped by 826LA's Time Travel Mart in Echo Park -- that Sunset Boulevard purveyor of leg warmers, bottled "robot emotions"...
Special to The TimesEven the simplest snapshot is a complex testament to how the past persists into the present. Then becomes now, remains now. Guillaume Zuili's photographs at Couturier complicate the matter exquisitely. Each is a double exposure, two thens fused into a...
Tags: Family, Death, Isabelle Huppert, Minority Groups, Photography
Of The Morning CallAt The Homestead, where Dickinson spent nearly her entire life, you can walk the same flagstone path she followed across the east lawn, stand under the massive white oak tree that dates from her time, then pass peony and lilac bushes she may have passed....
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