LA Times Festival of Books

LA Times Festival of Books goes beyond words
Los Angeles Times
Charles McKay makes a detailed spreadsheet of the authors he wants to hear during the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, typing in his first and second choices and getting tickets ahead of time. Jerry Oborn, from San ... McKay and Oborn were among ...

Silly and scary moments with the man who is not Lemony Snicket
Los Angeles Times
Author Lemony Snicket and children's book illustrator Jon Klassen sparred over their book "The Dark" at the Target Children's Stage on Saturday afternoon at the Festival of Books. Snicket, a.k.a. Daniel Handler, who always denies he is Snicket, wrote ...

Author panel puts Hollywood in the spotlight
Los Angeles Times
In a Saturday panel at the Festival of Books moderated by Barbara Isenberg, authors Leo Braudy, M.G. Lord and Margaret Talbot discussed the chameleon-like evolution of Hollywood in the aptly titled "Telling Hollywood Tales." From its otherwise normal ...

Self-published author wrote 1st novel in prison
San Francisco Chronicle
Henderson, 41, is a writer and self-published author. His book "Alamo Dawn" was published in 2004. His next book, "When the Rains Came," a novel about Hurricane Katrina, is set to come out, he hopes, in January 2014. Both books are published by ASTA ...

Books: New and noteworthy - USA Today
What it's about: The author of the best sellers The Omnivore's Dilemma and In Defense of Food now ventures into the kitchen to discover "why cooking matters." ... The buzz: Little, Brown is publishing The Life and Legend of Chris Kyle as an original e ...

Any takers for World Book Day?
Hindu Business Line
Statistics are varying depending on the sources of compilation, but the situation has been graphically captured by a debate arranged at the Edinburgh International Book Festival in August 2011 on the 'End of Books' which have been given a survival ...

Salman Rushdie's 'Midnight's Children' Book Heads To The Big Screen
Huffington Post
His first book, "Grimus," was a fantasy novel that came out in 1975 and was quickly forgotten (Rushdie has long preferred it remain so). Rushdie then thought he might try a novel about childhood. The author had been born eight weeks after India's ...

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