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  • Festival of Books ready to add another jam-packed chapter

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    April 7, 2016 | 1:38 pm

    The largest book festival in the United States will reprise on the USC campus this weekend, April 9 and 10, when the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books has its 21st edition. Much has changed in the publishing industry since the L.A. Times launched the festival in 1996, and it is...

  • Jewish Side of the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

    By JewishJournal.com

    April 20, 2010 | 6:30 pm

    Some recommended panels including Jewish authors:


    “Are Angels Among Us”” features panelists Rabbi Rami Shapiro (“The Angelic Way: Angels Through the Ages and Their Meaning for Us”), David Kessler (“The Needs of the Dying: A Guide for Bringing Hope, Comfort and...

  • Reasons to book it to UCLA

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    April 26, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Political provocateur Gore Vidal, basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, industrialist Lee Iacocca, fantasy maven Ray Bradbury, Los Angeles crime novelist Lee Ellroy and Israeli author A.B. Yehoshua. Add more than 700 additional authors, readings, performances and panels, and you...
  • Briefs

    By Nancy Sokoler Steiner

    March 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm


    Passover, Festival of Books Converge

    This year, the People of the Book will miss out on the largest book festival in town, the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. Passover starts at sundown on Saturday, April 23. The festival, which takes place annually on the last weekend of...