Indie Focus: Adventuring with 'The Lost City of Z,' 'A Woman, A Part' and Locarno in Los Angeles

Hello! I’m Mark Olsen, and welcome to another edition of your regular field guide to a world of Only Good Movies. The L.A. Times’ Festival of Books is April 22 and 23, and it is not only a great way to interface with publishers and booksellers but also features a wide variety of guests. The Times’... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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David Ulin on the Rapidly Changing Landscape of Los Angeles

In this episode of A Phone Call With Paul, Paul Holdengraber speaks with David Ulin, writer, and former book critic of the Los Angeles Times, about the dramatic changes in Los Angeles, the literature of the city, and his work on Joan Didion. From the episode: Paul Holdengraber: What are the most... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-10 08:47:10 UTC ]
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Los Angeles Times Book Club reads 'The Library Book'

Just in time for summer reading, the Los Angeles Times Book Club has chosen "The Library Book" as our first community read and will host a June 25 forum with bestselling author Susan Orlean. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-06 10:00:06 UTC ]
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Los Angeles Times Book Club reads ‘The Library Book’

Just in time for summer reading, the Los Angeles Times Book Club has chosen “The Library Book” as our first community read and will host a June 25 forum with bestselling author Susan Orlean. Join us as we explore Orlean’s bestseller, a whodunit about the mysterious 1986 fire that gutted Los... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-06 10:00:00 UTC ]
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In Elizabeth Gilbert’s ‘City of Girls,’ a young woman discovers the joys of sex

The novel argues for the right to sexual relations without the frisson of sexual relations. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-06-03 15:15:03 UTC ]
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5 Los Angeles book events you won't want to miss

Memorial Day weekend is stacked with literary events in and around Los Angeles: a brilliantly named bookstore opens in Long Beach, a new reading series launches in East Hollywood, the annual L.A. Zine Fest brings its DIY circus back to town and a daring variety show gets weird at Stories... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-24 15:00:00 UTC ]
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Pulitzer Prizes for the Los Angeles Times

Since 1942, The Times has won 44 Pulitzer Prizes, six of which are gold medals for public service Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Los Angeles Times wins Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting with USC gynecologist series

The Los Angeles Times won the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting Monday for its series of stories that exposed a USC gynecologist accused of sexually abusing hundreds of students during three decades at a campus clinic. Three investigative reporters with The Times — Harriet Ryan, Matt... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How the Los Angeles Times uncovered the George Tyndall scandal

On Monday, the Los Angeles Times won the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting for articles that exposed Dr. George Tyndall, the USC gynecologist accused of sexually abusing hundreds of students. Below are excerpts from the entry The Times submitted for consideration. How did the story come... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Los Angeles Times Announces Lineup for 24th Annual Festival of Books

The festival, taking place April 13-14 at USC, will feature hundreds of authors, experts and storytellers, including Karamo Brown, Chelsea Clinton, Valerie Jarrett, Erica Jong, Kiese Laymon and Don Winslow The Los Angeles Times today announced the lineup for the Festival of Books, the nation’s... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Maer Roshan named editor in chief of Los Angeles magazine

Maer Roshan has been named the new editor in chief of Los Angeles magazine, becoming the ninth editor of the city’s premier monthly publication since its founding in 1961. Roshan, 51, brings a lengthy résumé in print and digital media to the city magazine, which delivers a mix of service... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Edith Thompson: The Innocent Woman Who Was Executed in Part Because of Her Writing Talent

"Had she had not written as she did, would her lover have killed her husband? Almost certainly the answer is no." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Some of the country's best pizza makers are throwing a pizza party in Los Angeles. Want tickets?

Jon & Vinny’s restaurant is hosting a pizza party next weekend with some of the best pizza makers in the country. Dubbed the Ultimate Pizza Party, the Sept. 9 event is being thrown to celebrate Philadelphia chef Marc Vetri and will serve as the first stop on his book tour to promote his new... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Focus: Sly surprises in 'Support The Girls,' 'Searching' and 'The Bookshop'

Hello! I’m Mark Olsen. Welcome to another edition of your regular field guide to a world of Only Good Movies. Lately there has been lots of talk of a revival of rom-coms and coming-of-age movies, inspired in part by the likes of Susan Johnson’s “To All the Boys I Loved Before” on Netflix. But a... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-08-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Los Angeles Times restaurant critic Jonathan Gold dies at 57

Jonathan Gold, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Los Angeles Times restaurant critic who richly chronicled the city’s vast culinary landscape and made its food understandable and approachable to legions of fans, has died. He was 57. Gold died of pancreatic cancer at St. Vincent Medical Center on... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Veteran journalist Norman Pearlstine named executive editor of the Los Angeles Times

Norman Pearlstine, who has spent 50 years in journalism helping shape some of the nation’s most prominent publications — including Time Inc. magazines, Bloomberg News, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal — on Monday was named executive editor of the Los Angeles Times. It was the first major move... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Focus: Renewal and rediscovery with 'First Reformed,' 'Book Club' and 'Cold Water'

Hello! I'm Mark Olsen. Welcome to another edition of your regular field guide to a world of Only Good Movies. The newsletter team is back from vacation as our Cannes team has been hard at work covering this year’s festival. Justin Chang has been writing daily diaries, capturing first-look... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BISG Annual Meeting Focuses on Returns, POD, Indie Retail, Millennials

In a series of panels held at its annual meeting in New York City, the Book Industry Study Group looked at the biggest issues facing the publishing supply chain today, including returns, POD technology, and millennial consumers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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First day of Los Angeles Times Festival of Books offers a little something for everyone

President Trump’s immigration policies, L.A.’s homeless crisis, the women’s movement and the culture of food were just a few of the topics covered during the first day of the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the USC campus. The 23rd annual festival, which celebrates reading and... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Portraits from the L.A. Times Studio at the 2018 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Portraits from the L.A. Times Studio at the 2018 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Tens of thousands expected to attend as Los Angeles Times Festival of Books kicks off

Tens of thousands of people are expected to attend this weekend’s Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, the largest event of its kind in the country. The 23rd annual festival, which celebrates reading and storytelling, got underway at 10 a.m. Saturday at the USC campus near downtown L.A. Authors... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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