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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...

  • Calendar April 12-18

    By Laura Donney

    April 9, 2014 | 9:53 am

    SAT | APR 12


    As if! For all you ’90s cult-classic types who also have an affection for the 1950s drive-in, this evening will offer you perfect harmony, so fill up the tank and clean the windshield: Amy Heckerling’s tale of the teen is back on the big screen. Take a...

  • From CicLAvia to Cedars Sinai

    By Rob Eshman

    April 24, 2013 | 5:33 pm

    To the woman who confronted me last Sunday at the Celebrate Israel Festival, ranting that airplane vapor trails are actually toxic secret government gasses:  You complain that journalists don’t take you seriously. They might, if you didn’t walk around wearing large posters of...

  • ‘My Mother’s Wars’: Witness From Afar

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    April 24, 2013 | 12:10 pm

    I met Lillian Faderman last Saturday when we both appeared on a panel titled “Holocaust Lives” at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. To be sure, the Holocaust figures crucially in her new memoir, “My Mother’s Wars” (Beacon Press, $25.95), but her book is more than a testimony...