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  • Review: 'Journalism' by Joe Sacco, 'Jerusalem' by Guy Delisle

    Review: 'Journalism' by Joe Sacco, 'Jerusalem' by Guy Delisle
    In the preface to his new book "Journalism," Joe Sacco pinpoints the challenges of the comics artist who seeks to be a reporter: "Aren't drawings by their very nature subjective?" he asks, before answering with a simple "yes." And yet, this has been...
  • Notes and quotes from the Kings' 4-3 victory over Colorado

     
    Notes, quotes and statistics from the Kings' 4-3 victory over Colorado on Saturday. Thanks, as always, to Kings PR whiz Jeremy Zager, whose Grandma Schwartz has yet to come to a game this season. C'mon, grandma! Coach Terry Murray On......
  • It's summertime and the reading's easy

    It's summertime and the reading's easy
    As life seems to slow to a snail’s pace during summer’s languorous days, it’s the perfect time to indulge in reading. Thrillers and spooky tales provide a particular chill on a torpid evening. Light and breezy reads are the perfect...
  • 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...
  • 'Footnotes in Gaza' by Joe Sacco

    'Footnotes in Gaza' by Joe Sacco
    Joe Sacco's "Footnotes in Gaza" is not a sequel to his 1996 book " Palestine," although it's tempting to read it as such. Both are works of comic-book journalism that take place in the occupied territories, and both offer a ground's-eye-view of situations...
  • Aging gracefully: Ken Kesey's "Cuckoo" and "Notion"

    By Richard Rayner "He had the build of a plunging halfback, with big shoulders and a neck like the stump of a Douglas fir," wrote Malcolm Cowley, who taught Ken Kesey in a writing class at Stanford in 1960. "Chapters of a novel were read aloud in a...
  • Joe Sacco's 'Footnotes in Gaza' is a bookshelf lightning rod

     
    Marcus Brogdan, in London and writing for the Associated Press, delves into the comics and controversy of the great Joe Sacco, who has a gift for cartooning-as-journalism but a subject matter and subjectivity that add up to a talent for......
  • REVIEW: Joe Sacco's 'Footnotes in Gaza': An uneasy balance between history and forgetting

     
    REVIEW Los Angeles Times book editor David L. Ulin has reviewed the new book from Joe Sacco and found that it doesn't answer the big questions about the Middle East and that may be its biggest strength. "Footnotes in Gaza"......
  • 'Gaza' author Joe Sacco may walk away from battlefields: 'I'm kind of at that point'

     
    Reed Johnson caught up with Joe Sacco and found that the cartoonist and correspondent may be taking a break from his hot-zone reportage. If our present era constitutes a sort of End Times for mainstream media, it's proving to be......
  • LA Times announces 2009 Book Prize finalists

     
    The Los Angeles Times has announced the finalists for its 2009 Book Prizes: for the first time, graphic novels will be in competition for an LA Times Book Prize of their own. There are now 10 competitive categories: biography, current......
  • Ridenhour Prize goes, for first time, to graphic novel

     
    For the first time, the Ridenhour Book Prize will be given to a graphic novel. On Monday, it was announced that Joe Sacco's "Footnotes in Gaza" will win the $10,000 award, which will be presented in April in Washington, DC.......
  • 'Asterios Polyp' wins first L.A. Times Book Prize for Graphic Novels

     
    This is the 30th anniversary of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes but this year's ceremony was the first to award a prize in the graphic novel category. On Friday night, at the sparkling ceremony in downtown Los Angeles, I......