L.A. author Dustin Thomason wrote the bestseller The Rule of Four with Ian Caldwell. He's now going solo with 12.21, published in August, about a doctor trying to save civilization from destruction on Dec. 21, 2012, which is when the world will supposedly end, according to the Maya calendar. Publish ... More >>
Jonathan Tropper's last novel, This Is Where I Leave You (2009), become a New York Times bestseller.
Tonight he's signing his new book One Last Thing Before I Go -- about a drummer in a one-hit wonder rock band who now plays weddings -- at The Grove's Barnes & Noble at 7 p.m.
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Sunday is the day for food rituals. Trips to Trader Joe's and the farmers market. The pull-out-all-the-stops multi-course dinners. And the most sacred, Sunday mornings spent thumbing through cookbooks, food magazines and newspaper food sections in the sear ... More >>
This just in from the "humanity isn't as screwed as we think" department: people read books. A new USC Dornsife College/Los Angeles Times Poll says 80 percent of Californians surveyed have read at least one book in the last month, and 40 percent have read three.
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