Losanjealous Book Festival Picks: April 28-29
You’ve probably heard that the set times have been announced for this weekend’s big event. I am referring, of course, to the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, taking place at UCLA over Saturday and Sunday. Below, you will find our editorial picks for which discussion panels you should attend. Match these up against the program guide and you will know where to be and at what time. –Ed.
The Great American Novel:
What Font To Use?
Is The Novel Dead?
Is The Author Dead?
Is The Reader Dead?
Book Fair Panels: Proper Placement of Microphones and Water Bottles
Short Stories: How Short Is Too Short?
How to Write Good
Q&A with Thomas Pynchon
Spell Check: Pros and Cons
Book Fair Panels: How to Monopolize the Q&A portion with Your Inane Questions
How to Adapt Your Unwritten Novel into Your Unwritten Screenplay
David Foster Wallace: On Brevity
Dianetics for Kids
Writing Books vs. Reading Books: The Debate Rages On
Hot Books to Be Seen Pretending to Read This Summer
Finnegan’s Wake for Housewives
The Da Vinci Code: Best. Book. Ever.
How to Write “L.A. Fiction”: Sunshine, Traffic, Superficiality, Hollywood, blah, blah, blahâ€¦
Christopher Hitchens: Asshole or Dickhead?
End of Harry Potter: How to Cope
Iraqi Fiction: Tales of Victory
Book Jacket Headshots: Getting Your Serious But Sexy Pose Down
Brand Recognition for Toddlers
All day, Saturday and Sunday