PW Picks: On Sale the Week of January 9, 2012

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'Paterson,' '20th Century Women' and more critics' picks

Los Angeles Times – 2016-12-30

Movie recommendations from critics Kenneth Turan, Justin Chang and other reviewers. Click title for full review. Arrival Amy Adams stars in this elegant, involving science-fiction drama that is...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, January 9, 2017

Publishers Weekly – 2017-01-06

This week: Dumas's sequel to "The Three Musketeers," plus Ayelet Waldman on microdosing.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, January 16, 2017

Publishers Weekly – 2017-01-13

This week: Han Kang's follow-up to "The Vegetarian," plus true stories of imaginary illnesses.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, January 23, 2017

Publishers Weekly – 2017-01-20

This week: the book that changed America, and an early candidate for the best graphic biography of 2017.

Metro picks controversial contractor to build the next phase of the Westside's Purple Line

Los Angeles Times – 2017-01-27

Local transportation officials on Thursday hired one of the more controversial names in California construction to build a $2.4-billion section of the Westside subway, which will connect Century...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, January 30, 2017

Publishers Weekly – 2017-01-27

This week: the oddly musical mysteries in the motion of the planets, plus love and art in 1950s Manhattan.

MLB fines Cardinals $2 million, strips them of draft picks in hacking scandal

Los Angeles Times – 2017-01-31

The St. Louis Cardinals were fined $2 million and stripped of their two top draft picks Monday, the long-awaited punishment by Major League Baseball after their former scouting director repeatedly...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, February 6, 2017

Publishers Weekly – 2017-02-03

This week: new novels from John Darnielle and Viet Thanh Nguyen, plus how medicine changed the end of life.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, February 13, 2017

Publishers Weekly – 2017-02-10

This week: the first novel by George Saunders, plus a history of cannibalism.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, February 20, 2017

Publishers Weekly – 2017-02-17

This week: a girl begins receiving letters from her dead sister, plus the violent mutiny on the HMS "Hermione."

WATCH: Good Housekeeping magazine's top picks for leggings

ABC News – 2017-02-21

Good Housekeeping Style Director Lori Bergamotto shares the magazine's top picks for the best leggings.

Rights Watch: An Israeli Agency’s Picks for Young Readers

Publishing Perspectives – 2017-02-23

Literary agent Stephanie Barrouillet is preparing her rights list of French, Spanish and international children's books to showcase at the Bologna Book Fair The post Rights Watch: An Israeli...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, February 27, 2017

Publishers Weekly – 2017-02-24

This week: a powerful thriller for fans of Ruth Rendell, and a stellar Angela Carter biography.

Kennedy Library picks Obama for 'Profiles in Courage' award

Yahoo! News – 2017-03-02

Former U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday was named this year's winner of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library's "Profile in Courage" award, an annual honor for leaders who stand up to...

Literary agents' LBF top picks 2017

The Bookseller – 2017-03-03

Literary Agents tell us about the titles they will be bringing to London Book Fair 2017. 

PW Picks: Books of the Week, March 6, 2017

Publishers Weekly – 2017-03-03

This week: Dan Chaon's terrifying masterpiece, plus an espionage novel set during the October Revolution of 1917.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, March 13, 2017

Publishers Weekly – 2017-03-10

This week: new books from Hari Kunzru, Elif Batuman, and more.

Picador picks up second book from Stevens

The Bookseller – 2017-03-16

Picador has acquired a new book by Nell Stevens, author of forthcoming Bleaker House.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, March 20, 2017

Publishers Weekly – 2017-03-17

This week: a historical novel about the first female Pinkerton detective, plus a brilliant true-crime epic set during the reign of Louis XIV.

McDermid picks her ‘New Blood’ authors

The Bookseller – 2017-03-18

Fiona Cummins, Jane Harper, Joseph Knox and Kristen Lepionka have been revealed as the four debut authors picked by crime writer Val McDermid for her influential “New Blood” panel at the...

IOC sets up group to look at double 2024 and 2028 Olympic picks

Los Angeles Times – 2017-03-18

The International Olympic Committee has moved closer toward picking both Los Angeles and Paris to host a Summer Games in an unprecedented double vote this year. IOC President Thomas Bach has...

Sarah MacLean picks the best romance novels to read this month

The Washington Post – 2017-03-24

New books by Kit Rocha, Jennifer L. Armentrout and SarahTitle

PW Picks: Books of the Week, March 27, 2017

Publishers Weekly – 2017-03-24

This week: Hannah Tinti's excellent new novel, inspired by the 12 labors of Hercules, plus Emma Donoghue's new children's book.

N.W.A's 'Straight Outta Compton,' Eagles 'Greatest Hits' make Library of Congress' 2016 picks

Los Angeles Times – 2017-03-29

Judy Garland’s 1939 recording of “Over the Rainbow,” the Eagles’ “Their Greatest Hits” album, N.W.A’s “Straight Outta Compton” and David Bowie’s “The Rise and Fall of Ziggy...

A treasure trove for book lovers: Michael Dirda picks books about books

The Washington Post – 2017-03-30

A selection of titles that celebrate the art of book making, collecting and just loving books

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee picks his candidate in the 2018 governor's race

Los Angeles Times – 2017-03-29

California politics updates: ICE director's appearance at Sacramento immigration forum draws protestors March 29, 2017, 12:24 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, April 3, 2017

Publishers Weekly – 2017-03-31

This week: an absorbingly creepy debut novel set in a decaying old mansion, plus Mary Gaitskill's excellent essay collection.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, April 10, 2017

Publishers Weekly – 2017-04-07

This week: the genius of the music of Prince, plus a madcap thriller full of hidden identities.

UCLA's Ike Anigbogu picks an agent and is headed for the NBA draft

Los Angeles Times – 2017-04-21

Ike Anigbogu presumably wasn’t trying to be ironic when he wore a UCLA basketball shirt in a photo that was posted on Twitter on Thursday. The Bruins center smiled as he stood next to NBA agent...

NFL draft preview: What to expect when AFC and NFC South teams make their picks

Los Angeles Times – 2017-04-24

The NFL draft will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday in Chicago. Times NFL writer Sam Farmer examines team needs by division. Today, in the second of four daily parts, the South divisions: AFC...

NFL draft preview: What to expect when AFC and NFC North teams make their picks

Los Angeles Times – 2017-04-25

The draft will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday in Philadelphia. Times NFL writer Sam Farmer examines team needs by division. Today, in the third of four daily parts, the North divisions: NFC...

NFL draft preview: What to expect when the NFC and AFC West divisions make their picks

Los Angeles Times – 2017-04-26

The draft will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday in Philadelphia. Times NFL writer Sam Farmer examines team needs by division. Today, in the final of four daily parts, the West divisions: NFC...

Rounding up some unusual suspects: Michael Dirda’s mystery book picks

The Washington Post – 2017-04-27

“Death in the Dark,” “The Rumble Murders” and other cat-and-mouse tales you might have missed.

Rams pick their spots, then spot their picks in Day 2 of the draft

Los Angeles Times – 2017-04-29

There was no splash factor this year, no attempt to become the story of the NFL draft. The Rams, without a first-round pick, finally got their chance in the second round Friday — and then decided...

Chargers send a message they're ready to compete now with draft picks

Los Angeles Times – 2017-04-30

Philip Rivers, who in the eyes of so many people, himself probably included, is the quarterback of the San Diego Chargers, took the stage at his team’s new home Saturday morning to a massive amount...

All the free comics available on Free Comic Book Day, and our top picks

Los Angeles Times – 2017-05-07

Our picks on Free Comic Book Day.

France's Macron angers ally with parliament picks

Yahoo! News – 2017-05-12

Tensions over French president-elect Emmanuel Macron's bid to redraw France's political map burst into the open Friday as a key ally was left furious ahead of crucial parliamentary elections next...

Sarah MacLean picks the best romance books to read this month

The Washington Post – 2017-05-16

‘The Girl Who Knew Too Much,’ ‘The Thing About Love’ and ‘You May Kiss the Bride’

10 best books of May: the Monitor's picks

The Christian Science Monitor – 2017-05-20

A journalistic tour de force tracing the movements of Osama bin Laden and al Qaeda. An achingly beautiful novel about interracial adoption. The story of the Russian revolution. They're very different...

How to read like Bill Gates: Billionaire's top book picks for 2017

Silicon Valley Business Journal – 2017-05-27

Bill Gates has each year releases a list of his good summer reads. The Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist this year unveiled his reading list in time for a sunny Memorial Day weekend in...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, May 29, 2017

Publishers Weekly – 2017-05-26

This week: David Sedaris's diaries, plus the complete Jack Reacher stories.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, May 22, 2017

Publishers Weekly – 2017-05-19

This week: a wonderful biography of F. Scott Fitzgerald, plus the controversial novel that inspired last year's hit movie 'Elle.'

5 Picks: Gay Caesar, Standing Rock and opera with an edge

Los Angeles Times – 2017-06-04

Mark the calendar: As we roll deeper into June, here are some of the performances and exhibitions that have caught the curiosity of Times critics, staff writers and contributors. 1. 'Young Caesar'...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, June 5, 2017

Publishers Weekly – 2017-06-02

This week: Anthony Horowitz's brilliant Agatha Christie–like mystery, plus an investigation into the Donner Party.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, June 12, 2017

Publishers Weekly – 2017-06-09

This week: new books from Roxane Gay, Teju Cole, and more.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, June 19, 2017

Publishers Weekly – 2017-06-16

This week: Don Winslow's latest novel, plus what happens between life and death.

Later picks bring Lakers shooting, defensive skills

Los Angeles Times – 2017-06-23

The average Lakers fan was probably satisfied with the team’s selection of Lonzo Ball at No. 2 overall. But with control over the Brooklyn Nets’ No. 27 pick thanks to their trade of D’Angelo...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, June 26, 2017

Publishers Weekly – 2017-06-23

This week: the true story of the year-long quest to catch a Greenland shark, which can live up to 400 years.

10 best books of June: the Monitor's picks

The Christian Science Monitor – 2017-06-30

June books are summer books, but that doesn't mean they're not intelligent. Here are 10 new titles that the Monitor's book critics found to be good blends of entertainment and smarts.

Bill to create panel that could remove Trump from office quietly picks up Democratic support

Yahoo! News – 2017-06-30

A bill sponsored by Rep. Jamie Raskin to create a panel that could remove President Trump from office under the 25th Amendment is gaining support from Democrats, including Rep. John Conyers.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, July 3, 2017

Publishers Weekly – 2017-06-30

This week: a thriller featuring a creepy DVD, plus an excellent essay collection about the beauty of everyday mundanities.

'Baby Driver,' 'Okja,' 'The Ornithologist' and more movie picks

Los Angeles Times – 2017-07-03

Movie recommendations from critics Kenneth Turan, Justin Chang and other reviewers. Baby Driver Edgar Wright's exuberant, one-of-a-kind vehicular-action-thriller-musical-romance stars Ansel Elgort...

Kings hope they scored big with top draft picks Gabe Vilardi and Jaret Anderson-Dolan

Los Angeles Times – 2017-07-06

There might come a day when Gabe Vilardi walks into the Kings’ dressing room as a man among boys. On this day, though, Vilardi, was a wide-eyed boy wonder when he toured the Kings’ practice...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, July 10, 2017

Publishers Weekly – 2017-07-07

This week: an oral history of Bob Marley, plus an existential mystery in which a couple's neighbors strangely stop speaking to them.

Lakers' three first-round picks all sit out

Los Angeles Times – 2017-07-11

As the Lakers took the court Monday night, fans began chanting for the player who has drawn record crowds to the Las Vegas Summer League. “We want Lonzo!” came a chorus from somewhere around...

Pearson picks up $1bn from Penguin – but no treat for investors | Nils Pratley

The Guardian – 2017-07-12

The education business sold nearly half its stake in the publisher to Bertelsmann, but much of the proceeds will be reinvestedPearson is still going to own a quarter of Penguin Random House, so...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, July 17, 2017

Publishers Weekly – 2017-07-14

This week: what if there were a machine that could reveal your deepest secret? Plus: a definitive Thoreau biography.

Writing advice and F.L.O.W.: This week's picks from the literary Web

Los Angeles Times – 2017-07-27

Don't you want to know what's happening online and in Los Angeles in the world of books?

Hollywood picks Gavin Newsom over Antonio Villaraigosa in California's race for governor

Los Angeles Times – 2017-08-04

As mayor of Los Angeles, Antonio Villaraigosa built relationships in Hollywood: He sought the counsel of studio heads, fought for state tax credits to keep film and television production in the city...

PW Picks: Books of the Week, August 7, 2017

Publishers Weekly – 2017-08-04

This week: a mother abandons her family with $40,000 in a backpack, plus what science says about UFOs, chemtrails, and aliens.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, July 31, 2017

Publishers Weekly – 2017-07-28

This week: Proust's letters to his neighbor, plus a brilliant and claustrophobic novel from Lizzie Borden's perspective.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, July 24, 2017

Publishers Weekly – 2017-07-21

This week: a utopian society gone wrong, plus the brilliant short stories of Fleur Jaeggy.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, August 21, 2017

Publishers Weekly – 2017-08-18

This week: Knausgaard's latest, plus the novel that won the Irish Book Award’s Crime Novel of the Year.

PW Picks: Books of the Week, August 14, 2017

Publishers Weekly – 2017-08-11

This week: an absorbing account of the case of Willie James Grimes, plus Paul Yoon's beautiful story collection.

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