Jo Nesbo takes the word “thriller” very seriously. His books are indeed thrillers, in every sense of the word.
At the Ann and Jerry Moss Theater at New Roads School, 3131 W. Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica. Immediately west of Centinela. Free Parking. Tickets, $25. Edwidge Danticat was informing us through her literature about Haiti since the release of her first novel, Breath, Eyes, Memory. That was about a dozen years before the recent hurricane leveled the country. Oprah’s Book Club put her on the map as a singular voice in literature about the elation, despair and longing…
The only thing that could be more interesting than spies and their personal stories in literature is spies in the here and now.
Etgar Keret is a singular voice in Israeli literature; his short stories are so short, but they transport us to another world with few words.
The Queen of Rock ‘n Roll doesn’t begin to cover Linda Ronstadt’s scope as a groundbreaker and glass ceiling crasher in the music industry, throughout her simply astonishing career.