The Last Bookstore Becomes LA’s First Stop

The Last Bookstore Becomes LA’s First Stop

The Last Bookstore Downtown LA One of my favorite things to do is gripe about how uncultured Los Angeles is as a city, but things keep popping up which are making me eat my words. The Last Bookstore was a cool spot on Main Street, but really just a hole in the wall...
Harmon Brings Lucas Davenport To Life

Harmon Brings Lucas Davenport To Life

John Sandford has written 21 “Prey” mystery novels featuring rugged Minnesota cop Lucas Davenport. Now fans finally get a movie: “Certain Prey” (the 10th book) with Mark Harmon as Davenport. It debuts Sunday night on USA Network. Sandford, who...
Top 10 King-Sized Books

Top 10 King-Sized Books

The bigger the better? Men’s Health asked Stephen King to select the best books that run 1,000 pages (more or less). King’s new novel “11/23/63,” about the Kennedy assassination hits stores on Nov. 8. It’s 998 pages. King’s list: 1....
Fashion Crime

Fashion Crime

Love Hard Case Crime covers. Thought they’d look great on a wall display. Never imagined they’d look cool on a model. Fashion designer Hally McGehean, creator of the wearable art collection, debuted her Hard Case Crime Dress during New York Fashion Week....
‘The words were summer on the tongue.’

‘The words were summer on the tongue.’

Ray Bradbury’s treasured 1957 novel “Dandelion Wine” — a copy belongs on everyone’s top bookshelf –is finally going to become a movie. Phoenix Pictures’ Mike Medavoy will produce a film version of the author’s semi-autobiographical...
Childhood Reader

Childhood Reader

The Barnes & Noble Review arrives in a weekly e-mail. The latest edition contains a wonderful essay by Lee Child on an episode from his life as a reader and writer. Child, whose 16th Jack Reacher novel “The Affair” will be published in September,...
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