novelist and essayist
Julian Barnes is the author of several books of stories, essays, including the 2011 Man Booker Prize-winning novel The Sense of an Ending.
The British novelist talks about love and the creation of character in fiction.
Mar. 30, 1992from Bookworm
A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters; The Remains of the Day
Nov. 20, 1989from Bookworm
The city of LA is launching a design competition to design a new streetlight.
Nov. 19from Design and Architecture
Two new movies, 'Richard Jewell' and 'The Banker,' have run into problems stemming from the real people they portray before the films have even been released.
Nov. 22from Hollywood Breakdown
This week, artists use humor and cartoon characters to speak to deeper issues, talk about Michael Jackson, and approach diaspora in unique ways.
Nov. 19from Arts & Culture Stories
This week, we talk with a Hollywood assistant who, like many, has not only been underpaid, but has had staplers and markers thrown at her.
Nov. 27from The Business
This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot I learn what a keynote speaker is, and I learn that it’s someone who can just talk about anything and make it seem like it’s about work.
Nov. 27from Martini Shot
This week: See the discontinuity of architecture through Claude Parent's Oblique Function; see over 1,500 Disney relics before they're sold; light up the night with festive activities…
Nov. 25from Design and Architecture
From the archives, Ocean Vuong speaks of leaving his thumbprint on his new novel On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous .
Nov. 22from Bookworm
If you spliced the Rock Hudson and the James Dean of the movie 'Giant' together -- two different kinds of all American icons -- you'd get the sensibility that Todd Snyder brings to…
Nov. 21from The Treatment
Los Angeles’ oldest children’s theater recently moved from downtown to Highland Park.
Nov. 26from Greater LA