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In his new multimedia memoir 'I'm Not Dead ? Yet!' the actor writes about his open-heart surgeries and his wife of many years.
'Prague Fatale' by Philip Kerr; 'Waiting for Sunset' by William Boyd; 'Istanbul Passage' by Joseph Kanon
So you're an admirer of James Joyce's "Ulysses"? Well, thank Trieste for that book. Why? Gordon Bowker's "James Joyce: A New Biography" (Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 608 pp., $35) shows readers how living in that seaport city in northeastern Italy helped rekindle Joyce's enthusiasm after the lackluster...
The Occupy Wall Street movement's arrival is well timed for his new novel about a law school dean who intends to reveal her radical 1960s past.
The author recounts lessons learned in 'A Good Man: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver.'
Collections by Tom Bissell and Mark Dery join a growing list of works in which the universal becomes personal, then becomes universal again.
With his ReadKiddoRead website and popular series like 'Witch & Wizard,' prolific writer James Patterson aims to turn children's lives around through reading.
Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez examine the nature of their relationship and the ways it's shaped their lives in their loving, candid new memoir.
Audible.com has persuaded stars such as Dustin Hoffman, Kate Winslet and Samuel L. Jackson to lend their voices to classic novels for the popular media format.
Reading doesn't have to be a solitary activity. Increasingly, apps are being developed to enable users to electronically share thoughts.
The famed British mystery writer was a master of succinct storytelling. Her memoir, now rereleased, tells of a life much larger even than her considerable literary output.
The former U.S. poet laureate talks about his friendship with Czeslaw Milosz, the pleasures of speaking poetry aloud and the Internet.
The process tested the writer's resolve, but the book about her late daughter is even more personal than 'The Year of Magical Thinking.'
Odds and ends such as wrappers, ticket stubs and antique photos add a personal touch to tomes.
The distractions of the modern age are a compelling device for the author, whose new novel, 'Stone Arabia,' explores how siblings deal with the expectations of contemporary life.
The great L.A. writer's circuitous and tortured path to literary fame isn't easy to duplicate - or emulate.
Bestselling young-adult novelist John Green, who's being honored with the Innovator's Award at the 2014 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes, says he is inspired by teenagers and finds encouraging signs in publishing's future.
'Over Easy,' a graphic novel from Mimi Pond - who has written for 'The Simpsons' and 'Pee-wee's Playhouse' - draws heavily on her experiences as a worker in an Oakland cafe. It's 'pure Mimi,' her editor says.
David Grand talks about 'Mount Terminus,' a novel set in early 20th century L.A. - and one that took 10 years to write and kept him estranged him from the city.