Literary events in and around L.A. this week!
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George Saunders discusses his new (and first) novel
Lincoln in the Bardo, Donald Trump, and a comprehensive theory of literature. ...more
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Update: The White House has reached a deal with Rep. Bart Stupak (D-MI) for his vote on the bill. Rep. Stupak says “We’re well past 216,” the number of votes needed for passage. The debate over this round of health care reform has been nasty for a long time, and yesterday it reached epic proportions […]