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Janet Fitch

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  • L.A. Times Festival of Books schedule announced

    The program schedule for the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books was released Monday morning. The schedule, which is online, includes the complete list of author appearances and special events during the Festival of Books, April 20-21, on the campus of...
  • Bridgeport Catholic Academy's book club

    Bridgeport Catholic Academy's book club
    Our book club is composed of about 20 students in seventh and eighth grades (at the academy, in Chicago). The students are always busy with schoolwork and extracurricular activities, but they find time to tackle the club's extra reading. Our club meets...
  • Western Springs/La Grange book club

    Western Springs/La Grange book club
    Our 15-year-old Western Springs/La Grange book club is modeled on one member's mother's downstate 100-year-old book club. At each monthly meeting, two members present a 20-minute review of a book of their choice. Twice a year we discuss a book we've...
  • Book calendar: Author events for the week of September 12, 2010

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY William Gibson: The author will read and sign his new novel, "Zero History." Book Soup 8818 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. Noon. Free. (310) 659-3110. William Gibson: The author will read and...
  • Janet Fitch on her mother's domain — the kitchen

    Janet Fitch on her mother's domain — the kitchen
    It's become a tradition at the L.A. Times Food section: Every year, we run a holiday essay by a noted Southern California writer reflecting the unique nature of the way we celebrate the season. This year's is by Janet Fitch, whose novels include the best-...
  • Jonathan Franzen reads in L.A. and Oprah is in the air

     
    Close to 600 people turned out Thursday night at the Aratani Japan-America Theater in downtown L.A. to hear author Jonathan Franzen read and discuss his novel "Freedom." Earlier that day, news had broken that Franzen's "Freedom" will be Oprah Winfrey's......
  • Mark Z. Danielewski's Halloween party

     
    Mark Z. Danielewski, author of "House of Leaves," stood on stage in tails and a white hat Sunday night, ready to conduct the five readers arranged in front of him. They'd had just two weeks to prepare the production of......
  • 37 literary resolutions for 2011. What's yours?

     
    26 literary resolutions for 2011 from writers and readers. What's yours?...
  • Writers support library-funding Measure L as police union opposes

     
    Authors and politicians support library-funding Measure L; cops don't....
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  • USC professors' tips for creative writing workshops

     
    Professors at USC's Masters of Professional Writing program weigh in on the creative writing workshop....
  • Your favorite L.A. book, Round 1: Which Fante, Didion, Ellroy, Connelly to choose?

     
    Choose your favorite book by L.A. authors John Fante, Janet Fitch, James Ellroy, Joan Didion, Michael Connelly, Bret Easton Ellis and Raymond Chandler....