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Trump, immigration, dystopias are topics on last day of L.A. Times Festival of Books

After Donald Trump was elected president, Ben H. Winters put aside the novel he was writing in favor of a new project. The result was “Golden State,” set in a society where every interaction is recorded and lying is severely punished. Trump’s election was also the catalyst for some key essays in... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sandra Cisneros raises up Frida Kahlo and other women at L.A Times Festival of Books

When Sandra Cisneros stepped onto the main stage at the L.A. Times Festival of Books on Saturday afternoon, she greeted the audience in Spanish first, with a microphone in one hand and a violet hand fan in the other. “Gracias a todos! Bienvenidos!” For the monolingual, she translated it to:... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Susan Orlean talks ‘The Library Book’ on first day of L.A. Times Festival of Books

Susan Orlean cracked open her book and bent toward the microphone. “Covers burst like popcorn,” she said, reading from her book about the mysterious 1986 fire at downtown L.A.’s Central Library. “Pages flared and blackened and then sprang away from their bindings, a ream of sooty scraps soaring... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Weekend Picks: L.A. Dance Festival, Nia Vardalos, Esa-Pekka Salonen and more

The L.A. Times Festival of Books and the Coachella music festival aren’t the only things happening this weekend. Our picks include the return of the Los Angeles Dance Festival, Nia Vardalos in the play “Tiny Beautiful Things” and Esa-Pekka Salonen leading the Los Angeles Philharmonic in... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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5 debut novelists you won’t want to miss at the L.A. Times Festival of Books

Every year, the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books brings some of the world's most acclaimed authors, artists and performers together for one unforgettable weekend. It's a chance for book-loving Angelenos to see, in the flesh, the writers who have educated and entertained them. This year's... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Los Angeles Times book prizes awarded to literary veterans, emerging authors

Abortion, gun violence, the global refugee crisis and the degradation of the Great Lakes were among the subjects of books honored Friday at the 38th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes. The awards were presented at USC’s Bovard Auditorium on the eve of the two-day L.A. Times Festival of Books,... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: Festival of Books preview with Junot Diaz, Lawrence Wright, Lucy Jones and more

Hi, I’m books editor Carolyn Kellogg. I’m writing this after the L.A. Times met our soon-to-be owner Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong on Friday and I am looking forward to the new era at our paper. I caught up with him afterward and invited him to the L.A. Times Festival of Books next weekend. I don’t... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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L.A. Times Book Prize finalists include Joyce Carol Oates and Ta-Nehisi Coates; John Rechy receives lifetime achievement award

Finalists for the 2017 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes include Joyce Carol Oates, Ron Chernow, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Jesmyn Ward. The awards will be presented on the campus of USC on April 20, the eve of the L.A. Times Festival of Books. Finalists for the book prizes, which are awarded in 10... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More than 150,000 explore everything from politics to poetry as L.A. Times Festival of Books comes to a close

Victor Rios, a sociology professor at UC Santa Barbara, believes that positive change in the criminal justice system is possible only when authority figures stop placing labels on youth from underprivileged neighborhoods and show more empathy. “We shouldn’t label them as being ‘at risk,’ we... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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L.A. Times Festival of Books features musings on Trump, feminism, art and more

The presidency of Donald Trump and its implications on a wide range of areas — feminism, race relations, arts, science, children and even writing itself — was a powerful theme during the first day of the 22nd annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on Saturday at USC. The two-day festival —... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Los Angeles Times Festival of Books gets underway on USC campus

The 22nd annual L.A. Times Festival of Books officially got underway Saturday morning with a performance by the USC Trojan Marching Band, which got festivalgoers dancing and cheering to a rendition of Pat Benatar's "Heartbreaker" and, of course, "Fight On," among others. Justin Dearborn, chief... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pico Iyer, more at L.A. Times Festival of Books' travel stage

FESTIVAL OF BOOKS Travel stage Pico Iyer in conversation, plus safety tips, budget travel and more. When, where: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday on the USC campus. Admission, info: Free admission; parking $12 in USC lots. events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks SPAIN Presentation Tom Harter, president of... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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L.A. Times Festival of Books Hits the Mark Again

The spirit of literary camaraderie makes itself known at the 19th L.A. Times Festival of Books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Mabel and Me's' Jon Boorstin heads to L.A. Times Festival of Books

Mabel Normand, who came to fame at Mack Sennett's Keystone Studios, was one of the top comedy stars of the silent era. Besides appearing in several shorts with Charlie Chaplin and Fatty Arbuckle, Normand also wrote, produced and directed these slapstick comedies. She's the subject of "Mabel and... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2014-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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L.A. Times Festival of Books Partners With Amazon

When the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books unveiled its list of participating authors on Tuesday, the event caused a stir among local booksellers who immediately noticed the list featured buy links to Amazon. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A celebration of all things books at USC

L.A. Times Festival of Books: Joyce Carol Oates, Carol Burnett, Lemony Snicket and Jamaica Kincaid are among the 500 authors appearing at this weekend's festival for readers of all ages.Since background-check legislation was voted down in the Senate on Thursday, Adam Winkler, author of... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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