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George Saunders wins the 2017 Man Booker Prize

Writer George Saunders was awarded the Man Booker Prize for fiction in London on Tuesday for his novel, “Lincoln in the Bardo,” which tells the story of Abraham Lincoln in a graveyard mourning the death of his son, surrounded by

Hurry to see a cemetery while you still can appreciate it, says author Loren Rhodes

“199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die” is an unusual travel guide by Loren Rhoads. On Tuesday, she talked about her favorites at Stories Books and Cafe in Echo Park. from California Life & Style – Los Angeles Times Click

One chef’s road from addiction and fine dining to the teaching kitchen

When Charlie Negrete started working in restaurant kitchens as a teenager, he was already an addict. Growing up in East Los Angeles, he’d witnessed so much drug use among his family members that he saw nothing unusual about developing a

Daniel A. Olivas on his short story collection ‘The King of Lighting Fixtures’ and more

We talk to Daniel Olivas – attorney, author and Angeleno who supports the Latino literary community – about his new book. from California Life & Style – Los Angeles Times Click Here for full article

Forbes names J.K. Rowling Europe’s highest-paid celebrity. Sorry, Ronaldo

“Harry Potter” creator J.K. Rowling is Europe’s highest-paid celebrity, earning $95 million in a twelve-month period, Forbes magazine estimates. The British author beat out Real Madrid soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo, who earned an estimated $93 million, for the top spot.

Live discussion: It’s lunchtime with Jonathan Gold

A live lunchtime chat with Jonathan Gold from California Life & Style – Los Angeles Times Click Here for full article

Burnt milk ice cream, grasshopper sorbet and other great recipes from Fany Gerson’s latest cookbook

First let us point out that in Los Angeles, October can often feel like the hottest month of the year (blame the Santa Anas), so unlike in some areas of this country, it is actually peak ice cream season here.

‘Project Runway’ contestant and fashion designer Mychael Knight dies

Georgia fashion designer Mychael Knight, who was a finalist on the popular TV competition show “Project Runway,” has died at age 39. Knight died Tuesday outside Atlanta surrounded by family and friends, said friend Jerris Madison, the editor and photographer

Culinary SOS: 127 of your favorite restaurant recipes

Have a favorite restaurant dish? Our Culinary SOS column features recipes for dishes from your favorite restaurants, both in Los Angeles and around the world. noelle.carter@latimes.com @noellecarter from California Life & Style – Los Angeles Times Click Here for full

George Saunders is bookmaker’s favorite to win the Man Booker Prize

The winner of the Man Booker Prize, one of the world’s most prestigious literary awards, will be announced Tuesday afternoon, and American author George Saunders is the odds-on favorite to take it home. The Guardian reports that Saunders’ “Lincoln in