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L.A. Art Book Fair at MOCA canceled over coronavirus fears
Printed Matter's annual L.A. Art Book Fair, which was scheduled for April and typically draws more than 30,000 people, will not be staged this year.
2020-03-11 20:05:11
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Review: In 'New Waves,' the only real connections are virtual
New Waves Kevin Nguyen review
2020-03-11 16:00:11
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Review: Waiting for wounds to heal and 'Real Life' to begin
Brandon Taylor's debut novel echoes James Baldwin
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Barbara Neely, creator of black female detective series, dies at 78
Barbara Neely's novels pushed past mystery and explored racism, class boundaries and violence against women.
2020-03-10 21:40:32
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Los Angeles Times postpones Festival of Books and Food Bowl due to coronavirus concerns
The Los Angeles Times' Festival of Books and Food Bowl events have been moved from late spring to fall as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
2020-03-10 20:05:18
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Before 'American Dirt,' a history of Oprah's Book Club controversies
Oprah Winfrey first launched Oprah's Book Club on Sept. 16, 1996, 10 years into "The Oprah Winfrey Show," one of the highest-rated daytime talk shows in television history.
2020-03-10 16:00:38
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Review: Curtains for Cromwell, as Hilary Mantel's glorious trilogy concludes
"The Mirror & the Light" finally completes the grand English royal saga involving Thomas Cromwell.
2020-03-10 16:00:11
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Publisher cancels Woody Allen's memoir a month before publication
On Friday, a day after a walkout, Hachette announced it will return all rights to the author.
2020-03-09 18:41:25
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Review: A dark gig-economy fantasy and an enchanting debut
Leslie Pariseau reviews 'Temporary,' a dark fantasy of the millennial gig economy by Hilary Leichter.
2020-03-09 18:15:40
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Cooking with 'First Catch' author Thom Eagle
Eagle, food writer, chef and fermenter, Skypes in with advice on making an intercontinental lunch, but no recipes.
2020-03-08 17:26:08
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Analysis: The 'American Dirt' apology tour goes streaming with emotional Oprah special
Myriam Gurba's review of Jeanine Cummins' novel "American Dirt" sparked questions about Latino representation in publishing, but she wasn't invited to an 'Oprah's Book Club' discussion on Apple TV+. What she and Latina authors who were invited say about the literary fracas now.
2020-03-07 17:00:19
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Poetry, justice, rockers and romance: 6 unmissable book events this week
Musician-magician Rob Zabrecky, illustrator MariNaomi, former Japanese internee John Tateishi, polyglot poet Cathy Park Hong, and more in L.A. book events.
2020-03-06 22:16:30
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Review: Oprah tries to dig out of 'American Dirt' fray in fascinating 'Book Club' episode
The latest episode of "Oprah's Book Club" found the talk show host carefully but candidly wading into the controversy around her selection, "American Dirt."
2020-03-06 21:19:34
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Publishing staff walk out in protest of Woody Allen's upcoming memoir
On Thursday, staff of Little, Brown and Co. walked out to protest parent company Hachette's publication of Woody Allen's upcoming memoir, saying "We stand with Ronan and Dylan Farrow and survivors of sexual assault."
2020-03-06 00:27:04
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The boarding school novel's #MeToo reckoning
"My Dark Vanessa" is the latest and most unsettlingly effective book in a timely genre.
2020-03-05 17:00:20
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Iconic book publisher Simon & Schuster is on the auction block
ViacomCBS puts Simon & Schuster up for sale. The publishing house is not a core asset, and the newly merged ViacomCBS is looking to shed properties.
2020-03-05 02:14:10
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Oprah's episode on 'American Dirt' will start streaming on Friday
A special two-part episode on "American Dirt" with Oprah Winfrey, Jeanine Cummins and other authors, will premier on March 6 on Apple TV+.
2020-03-05 01:04:49
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Review: How RuPaul channeled, and flattened, a century of queer life
"Legendary Children" uses "Drag Race" to reinterpret a rich history
2020-03-04 17:00:25
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Review: A Hollywood Gothic in the land of the influencers
In Emily Beyda's debut novel, "The Body Double," a woman is hired to replace a fallen star.
2020-03-04 16:45:07
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Ronan Farrow falls out with publisher over Woody Allen's upcoming memoir
Ronan Farrow falls out with his 'Catch and Kill' publisher over news that it had acquired Woody Allen's upcoming memoir 'Apropos of Nothing.'
2020-03-03 20:48:28
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Review: Fighting late capitalism, one chicken at a time
Deb Olin Unferth's "Barn 8" is the factory farm caper we need.
2020-03-03 20:04:30
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Steph Cha and Joe Ide talk noir with the L.A. Times Book Club
"Your House Will Pay" author Steph Cha and "Hi Five" author Joe Ide join the L.A. Times Book Club in Long Beach.
2020-03-02 23:46:24
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Review: In Lily King's 'Writers & Lovers,' art conquers all
A chronicle of literary creation in which men are an afterthought
2020-03-01 17:00:04
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This week's five best book events are all about the best coast
This week's book events are fully locavore: Lynell George's essays on the city's rich cultural tapestry; Erin Khar's memoir of teen addiction in the mid-1980s; Thomas Pynchon's Cali counterculture noir; a debut novel from Los Angeles Review of Books founder Tom Lutz; and a visit from Pod Save America to postmortem the first Super Tuesday to include California in many years.
2020-02-28 21:52:47
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Review: Once upon a time in ... South Brooklyn
James McBride's latest novel, "Deacon King Kong," spins slapstick and quasi-history into social surrealism.
2020-02-28 17:00:44
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Before 'American Dirt,' a 1980s literary hoax tested the limits of authenticity
"Famous All Over Town," by a white writer posing as Chicano, shows how things have and haven't changed.
2020-02-27 17:00:12
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From 'Emma' to Natalie Portman, a dress can be worth a thousand words
"Little Women's" costume design Oscar may not be enough, but it honors an essential element of literary adaptation.
2020-02-26 17:00:37
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Review: The blue-jeaned billionaires ruining Wyoming
In "Billionaire Wilderness," Justin Farrell dissects America's most unequal place — Teton County
2020-02-26 16:45:26
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Students protest suspension of teacher who sparked 'American Dirt' backlash
A group of students participated in a demonstration at Long Beach Polytechnic High School on Monday in support of recently suspended teacher Myriam Gurba.
2020-02-24 23:15:00
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Author who led backlash against 'American Dirt' novel is escorted from Long Beach teaching job
Myriam Gurba, who derided 'American Dirt,' has been placed on administrative leave and was escorted from Long Beach Polytechnic High School on Friday.
2020-02-22 03:50:15
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