Author Sean Howe's new book “Marvel Comics: The Untold Story” examines the origin, evolution and success of Marvel Comics.
The Vietnamese dissident poet Nguyen Chi Thien died earlier this week in Southern California at 73.
What if the truth was that all children in America, regardless of their cultural background, would actually benefit from learning two languages?
People join book clubs for all sorts of reasons — to read more, to meet new people, to get out of the house.
In his memoir "Total Recall," coming out Monday, Schwarzenegger writes that their "fling" only made him realize that he wanted to marry Maria Shriver.
Actor Bob Balaban discusses his latest children's book series, "The Creature from the 7th Grade," about a nerdy kid who suddenly finds himself resembling a giant mutant sea creature.
Write what you know. It's a dictum you'll hear from virtually every creative writing teacher, and something that novelist Susan Straight takes to heart.
Veteran journalist Hedrick Smith examines the roots of our current economic and political problems in his new book, "Who Stole the American Dream?"
Can't wait for season 3 of Downton Abbey? Maybe 'The Unofficial Downton Abbey Cookbook," by Emily Ansara Baines will keep you satisfied until the January premiere.
The cross-streets selected to honor Bradbury surround the downtown L.A. Central Library, where the "Fahrenheit 451" and "The Martian Chronicles" author spent a lot of time.
In Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Junot Diaz's latest book, "This is How You Lose Her," he reflects on love and the immigrant experience.
As the war over teacher compensation wages on, are schools properly educating children? That's what author Paul Tough tries to analyze in his new book, "How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character."
D.T. Max's “Every Love Story is a Ghost Story,” chronicles David Foster Wallace's life from growing up in the Midwest in the 1970s to his unexpected suicide four years ago.
Moving up the social ladder isn't easy for anyone, but the path to the middle-class is more difficult for those of Mexican-American descent.
Los Angeles has a job opening for a poet. The city is creating the position of poet laureate, and it is seeking nominations until Oct. 10.
After an absence of six years, the amazing (if scantily clad) Captain Underpants returns in "Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers."