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  • Stephen Elliott's unique confessional

     
    If you're literary and on the Web, chances are you already know Stephen Elliott. The candid editor of the arts and culture site the Rumpus sends out almost-daily missives; he sent copies of his book "The Adderall Diaries" to people......
  • Shaquille O’Neal, art curator?

     
    Basketball great Shaquille O'Neal could never be accused of sticking to one thing. The 7-foot-1-inch athlete has dabbled in acting (remember "Kazaam"?), recorded a handful of rap albums and earned a master's in business administration. Now, O'Neal is...
  • How far will our memoir fascination go?

     
    Decades ago, real life became the stuff of novels -- everyone knew "The Bell Jar" was taken from Sylvia Plath's own experience, but nobody wanted to call it a memoir. Flash forward to James Frey and reverse it -- he......
  • James Frey's best work?

     
    Smith Magazine's six-word memoirs have been lodged in the literary firmament since the 2008 release of "Not Quite What I Was Planning," a pocket-sized collection that became a bestseller. The idea of a story in six words was inspired by......
  • New York Fashion Week: BCBG Max Azria, Cynthia Rowley explore the urban jungle [UPDATED]

     
    The urban tribal aesthetic we saw last season at Proenza Schouler and Balenciaga is starting to turn up in the fall collections in New York this week. First, it was at BCBG Max Azria on Thursday morning, where neutral-colored, draped......
  • Brand X Files: 'Lost' star Matthew Fox in scandal. Lilly Scott: Idol's pixie dream? Today in Craig's List.

     
    'Lost' star Matthew Fox in rumored sex scandal with stripper. Married for 18 years with two children. (Radar) Epically bad teen Christian rock band becomes latest internet phenom. Expect to see them on the Jimmy Kimmel show in about a week.(Boing Boing)...
  • Publisher Henry Holt withdraws disputed Hiroshima book

     
    Publisher Henry Holt & Co. today announced the withdrawal of the book "The Last Train From Hiroshima: The Survivors Look Back" by Charles Pellegrino. Parts of the book, which had received strong positive attention from NPR, the New York Times......
  • David Shields recommends 26 shifting nonfictions

     
    David Shields, the author of "Reality Hunger," couldn't help but notice the buzz when a new biography of Polish writer Ryszard Kapuscinski, above, said he invented some of his nonfiction. It's the latest in a series of small turmoils about......
  • Florida 'writer' Brad Meltzer banned from bookstores, censured by peers

     
    Brad Meltzer, the bestselling author of "The Tenth Justice" and "The Book of Fate" as well as the DC Comics series "Identity Crisis," is at the center of an unprecedented public lynching by both his peers and far, far bigger......
  • The surprise on Oprah's best-books list

     
    The 10th anniversary edition of O, the Oprah Magazine includes a list of 10 books that rocked Oprah's decade. Eight of them are, as you might expect, selections from Oprah Winfrey's book club, including Toni Morrison's "The Bluest Eye" in......
  • Saturday: festival of French writing in Venice

     
    The French consulate is throwing Vis à Vis, a festival of French literature, on Saturday in Venice. But it isn't just French writers who will be on tap: Major authors from Los Angeles, including Steve Erickson, Percival Everett and James......
  • The unfortunate spread of James Frey

     
    On Saturday, the French Consulate, with assistance from UCLA's department of French and Francophone studies, presented a day of literature from France and Los Angeles. The events, which were either in English or in French with English translation, were...