L.A. Times Book Prizes and Festival of Books kick off this week. Here's how to watch

The 26th Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is going virtual again this year. The event kicks off April 17 at 10 a.m. Here's how to watch. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

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Festival of Books: Live coverage of the L.A. Times' annual #bookfest and Book Prize winners

Heaven for book nerds! The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is underway at the USC campus this weekend, where more than 500 authors are reading, discussing, signing, and living and breathing books. The lineup includes former astronaut Buzz Aldrin, U.S. poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, "Top... 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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How to watch Jane Goodall discuss 'The Book of Hope' at the L.A. Times Book Club

Jane Goodall joins the L.A. Times Book Club to discuss 'The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times.' Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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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

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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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L.A. Times Book Festival: Janelle Monáe feels like she's living her 'second Earth life'

Janelle Monáe was joined by Times columnist Erika D. Smith to discuss her book 'The Memory Librarian' on Saturday at the L.A. Times Book Festival. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Rep. Adam Schiff, Véronique Tadjo and Paul Auster among winners of the L.A. Times Book Prizes

After a few years of virtual ceremonies, the 42nd Los Angeles Times Book Prizes was held in person Friday at USC, kicking off the Festival of Books. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Mariana Enriquez, Michael Connelly, S.A. Cosby among LA Times Book Prize finalists

The awards recognize outstanding literary achievements in 12 categories, with winners to be announced at USC in-person on April 22. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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How to watch Stephanie Land discuss "Maid" at L.A. Times Book Club

5 things to know about Stephanie Land and "Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive." Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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How to watch Ann Patchett discuss 'These Precious Days' at the L.A. Times Book Club

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ALA's Banned Books Week Kicks Off September 26

This year's event is themed "Books Unite Us, Censorship Divides Us" and comes as LGBTQIA+ books and books that focus on racism and racial justice are being challenged in alarming numbers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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How to watch Charles Yu explore his award-winning novel at the L.A. Times Book Club

National Book Award winner Charles Yu discusses 'Interior Chinatown' with Times film critic Justin Chang at the L.A. Times Book Club Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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How to watch former President Obama and Ava DuVernay at the L.A. Times Book Club

Former President Barack Obama and filmmaker Ava DuVernay discuss "A Promised Land" at the L.A. Times Community Book Club. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Winners of the 2020 L.A. Times Book Prizes announced

Deesha Philyaw, Victoria Chang and Isabel Wilkerson are among the winners of the 2020 L.A. Times Book Prizes, announced Friday. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Watch Viet Thanh Nguyen discuss 'The Committed' at the L.A. Times Book Club

Watch author Viet Thanh Nguyen talk about "The Committed" at the L.A. Times Book Club. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Isabel Wilkerson, Jacob Soboroff, Akwaeke Emezi among L.A. Times Book Prize finalists

The awards recognize outstanding literary achievements in 12 categories, including the Ray Bradbury Prize for Science Fiction, with winners to be announced April 16. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Watch Karla Cornejo Villavicencio and Marcelo Hernandez Castillo at the L.A. Times Book Club

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How the Literary World Reinvented the Book Festival in Real Time

As the literary world moved online in 2020, a central question for many organizations was how to manage the annual festivals that gather thousands of readers from around the world. Here, the directors of five festivals—Sara Ortiz of the Believer Festival, Lissette Mendez of the Miami Book Fair,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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What to Watch at the Brooklyn Book Festival

The Brooklyn Book Festival, launched in 2006, is New York City’s largest free festival that connects readers with local, national, and international writers over the course of a grand literary week. This year, due to COVID-19, the book festival is being held virtually. In addition to hosting a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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