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Blake Bailey, biographer of Philip Roth, hit with new sexual misconduct allegation
Two women have now accused Blake Bailey of nonconsensual sex. The "Philip Roth: The Biography" writer has been fired by agent, paused by publisher.
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How a journalist unraveled a gory founding myth of the Pacific Northwest
Blaine Harden grew up on the story of the "Whitman Massacre" as a foundation myth of the Pacific Northwest. In "Murder at the Mission," he debunks it.
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Barack Obama has some advice for young activists: 'be clear and strategic'
Former President Obama joined filmmaker Ava DuVernay for a conversation about "A Promised Land," his legacy and activism during a Book Club event.
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How to watch former President Obama and Ava DuVernay at the L.A. Times Book Club
Former President Barack Obama and filmmaker Ava DuVernay discuss "A Promised Land" at the L.A. Times Community Book Club.
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Bestsellers List Sunday, April 25
Bestsellers List Sunday, April 25, 2021
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Blake Bailey's publisher hits 'pause' on shipping and promotion of book amid allegations
W.W. Norton says it won't ship more copies of "Philip Roth: The Biography" while sexual misconduct allegations against author Blake Bailey play out.
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Festival of Books: Native American authors honor Leslie Marmon Silko, next generation of Indigenous writers
In a tribute to Leslie Marmon Silko, Indigenous authors at the L.A. Times Festival of Books talk about building community in Native American writing.
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Review: A fight for home and history in a novel of gentrifying London
Fiona Mozley, nominated for a Booker Prize for "Elmet," follows up with "Hot Stew," the neo-Dickensian tale of a real estate battle in London's Soho.
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Philip Roth biographer Blake Bailey dropped by agent over 'grooming' allegations
Blake Bailey called allegations of sexual misconduct, which first surfaced at the end of a blog post about his new book, "totally false."
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Don Lemon discusses racism in America on Times panel before popping out for Chauvin verdict
Don Lemon talked about his book on race, "This is the Fire," in a Times Festival of Books panel that was cut short by the Chauvin verdict announcement.
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