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Ray Bradbury on Literature and Love
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The renowned author sits down with Truthdig literary editor Steve Wasserman to tell stories about his books, the many loves of his life -- including dinosaurs and Halloween -- and his own starring role in Arnold Schwarzenegger's rise to fame.

Closing the Book on a Proud Tradition

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For 33 years, the Los Angeles Times Sunday Book Review has brought the literary world to the doorstep of the nation's largest book-buying community. That era is about to end, a fact that disturbs the section's former editors who have written this formal protest.

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Truthdig's weekly book review, edited by Steve Wasserman, has won a Maggie award Bill Boyarsky's outstanding political reporting was also nominated, and we were up for best Web magazine overall We're proud to win recognition for our book review, which has featured important work at a time when newspapers around the country are cutting back on their book coverage.

Steve Wasserman on Fidel Castro
Book Review

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What will history say about the implacable anti-imperialist and unrepentant revolutionary who has held power in Cuba for nearly 50 years? The publication of Fidel Castro's and Ignacio Ramonet's "My Life: A Spoken Autobiography" helps us understand the man and his myth.

Truth or Consequences
A&C News

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We got snookered. Motoko Rich of The New York Times reports in her article posted March 4 that the just-published "memoir" by Margaret B. Jones, called "Love and Consequences," about Jones' "life as a half-white, half-Native American girl growing up in South-Central Los Angeles as a foster child among gang-bangers, running drugs for the Bloods," is a fabrication.

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Although coverage of books in major newspapers may seem to have taken a precipitous downturn in recent months, this decline has been in the works for a while, says longtime writer, literary editor and book aficionado Steve Wasserman, who opines in this CJR article about the high costs of this lamentable cultural sea change.

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