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March 30, 1997

The second annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is coming on April 19 and 20 to the UCLA campus. Events are free to the public.

Among the more than 60 author events are the following: "Biography: Lives and Legends" with A. Scott Berg, Garry Wills and Marshall Frady; "Behind the Scenes on Broadway, Television and the Big Screen" with Frank Galati, John Gregory Dunne, Barbara Isenberg and Rob Long; "The Media-ization of the Classics" with Julia Barrett, Robin Swicord, John Gay and Felicity Nussbaum; and "Sportswriting as Literature" with Bill Dwyre, Roger Kahn, Joan Ryan and Jim Murray.

Also appearing will be authors including Alice Adams, Daniel Akst, Steve Allen, Hilton Als, Rudolfo Anaya, Graeme Base, David Beers, Gioconda Belli, John Berendt, Jon Boorstin, Ray Bradbury, Eve Bunting, Jan Burke, Stephen J. Cannell, Charles Champlin, Mary Higgins Clark, Jackie Collins, Bernard Cooper, Catherine Coulter, Robert Crais, Michael Crichton, Linda Deutsch, Gerald DiPego, Chitra Divakaruni, Daniel Duane, Grace Edwards, Roxane Farmanfarmaian, Susan Ferriss, Montserrat Fontes, Rebecca Forster, Susan Forward, David Freeman, Nancy Friday, Dale Furutani, Diana Gabaldon, Evelyn Gallardo, Elizabeth George, Mitch Golant, Olivia Goldsmith, Terris Grimes, Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Daniel and Bettyann Kevles, Dean Koontz, Kathleen Krull, Kelly Lange, Eric Lax, Stan Lee, Susan Love, Jo-Ann Mapson, Ruben Martinez, James McBride, Joseph McBride, Frank McCourt, Mark Merlis, Czeslaw Milosz, Itabari Njeri, Himilce Novas, Whitney Otto, T. Jefferson Parker, Gerald Petievich, John Rechy, James Redfield, Judith Reichman, Luis Rodriguez, Judy Rosener, Barney Saltzberg, Barbara Saltzman, Robert Scheer, Richard Schickel, Laura Schlessinger, Carolyn See, Lisa See, Mona Simpson, April Smith, Huston Smith, Kathy Smith, Karen Stabiner, Susan Straight, Scott Turow, Carmen Vasquez, Bruce Wagner, D.J. Waldie, Joseph Wambaugh, Ciji Ware, Brooke Wharton, Marianne Williamson and Lois-Ann Yamanaka.

There will be a wide variety of programs by children's authors, including April Wayland, Robin Rector Krupp and Christopher Nance, as well as publishers' and booksellers' booths and book signings. Times are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on April 19 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 20. For general information, call (800) LA TIMES, Ext. 7BOOK or visit our Web site: www.latimes.com/festival

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