Here to give us her picks for the best new children's books of the season is Mara Alpert, a children's librarian with the Los Angeles Public Library.Add your comments
A hundred and fifty years ago President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address. Now a new book has a completely different take on the speech and what it meant at the time.
Lessing's 1962 novel, "The Golden Notebook," is considered one of the great works of the 20th Century. It's been called by many the first feminist novel, a distinction Lessing always rejected.
Volume 2 of Mark Twain's "Autobiography" isn't likely to sell as well as Volume 1, but it's a far more rewarding book.
The teenager was shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating for the education of girls. Her book, officials said, shows that Yousafzai is an agent for the West.
The co-founder of the 30+ year old "Love and Rockets" comic talks about why illustrating Junot Diaz's "This is How You Lose Her" made him so nervous.
Legendary "Love and Rockets" artist Jaime Hernandez talks about illustrating Junot Diaz's "This Is How You Lose Her," as well as past and future work.
Johnny Cash wrote more than a thousand songs during the span of his 50-year career. The new book, "Johnny Cash: The Life," by former LA Times music critic Robert Hilburn takes a new, intimate look at the Man in Black.
Candy is a source of pleasure and pain, if you consider the problems with obesity in this country. So in advance of Halloween we’ll take a look at the candy complex in the U.S. with Rutgers professor Samira Kawash, author of the book, "Candy: A Century of Panic and Pleasure."
Munro is the first Canadian writer to receive the prestigious $1.2 million award since Saul Bellow, who left for the U.S. as a boy and won in 1976.
Today, 'Crime' video games are violent enough to scare away plenty of parents, but back in the '40s, it was crime comic books that filled the violent media role.
Many are familiar with the David and Goliath legend, but Gladwell goes deeper and looks at the balance between the weak and the powerful.
The best-selling writer of such military and espionage novels as "The Hunt for Red October", "Red Storm Rising" and "Patriot Games" was 66.
Greg Sestero played Mark in the cult film "The Room." His new book is called "The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside 'The Room', The Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made."
There’s just one problem with new Mayor Garcetti’s appointments to the city’s Board of Library Commissioners. Most of them have nothing to do with books. Or learning. Marc proposes his own board members.
Cliff's Books in Pasadena closed Thursday, and Off-Ramp host John Rabe visited the beloved bookseller for one last haul.