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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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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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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L.A. Times Book Prize Winners Announced

The 40th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were announced today on Twitter. The prizes are given in 12 categories, and titles from Penguin Random House took home six. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hay Festival shares €50,000 Asturias Prize with Guadalajara Book Fair

Hay Festival and Mexico's Guadalajara Book Fair have been jointly awarded the 2020 Princess of Asturias Award for communication and humanities.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Watch 'Station Eleven' author Emily St. John Mandel at the L.A. Times Book Club

Emily St. John Mandel, author of the pandemic bestseller "Station Eleven," discusses her novels with the L.A. Times Book Club. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Watch the L.A. Times Book Club's virtual meet-up with author Fanny Singer and chef Alice Waters

'Always Home' author Fanny Singer worries more about running out of garlic than toilet paper. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Here are the winners of this year’s LA Times Book Prizes.

This is the 40th year of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes (which celebrates excellence in the following twelve categories as well as champions new writers), but it is the first time the winners were announced on Twitter. You can feel like you’re a part of the virtual celebration with this video... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Coronavirus is topic one among newly announced L.A. Times Book Prize winners

The 14 Times book prize winners, including Steph Cha, Namwali Serpell, Marlon James and George Packer, were honored in a virtual ceremony on Twitter. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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