Books

LA writer Charles Bukowski’s San Pedro home may become a museum

The Huntington Library is wrapping up a colorful exhibit about the late L.A. writer Charles Bukowski. The library is the permanent home of his manuscripts and artwork. Bukowski’s San Pedro home may become a living literary archive to the hard drinking, hard-living poet.

Mystery writer Joe Gores dies at 79 in California

Mystery writer Joe Gores - a former San Francisco private investigator whose books include "Hammett," "Come Morning" and "Spade & Archer" - has died at age 79.

Series of events honoring author Ray Bradbury begins today

A weeklong series of events paying tribute to author Ray Bradbury in connection with his 90th birthday begins tonight with a staged reading of "The Better Part of Wisdom" at the Writers Guild of America, West headquarters in the Fairfax District.