Kenneth Turan is film critic for the Los Angeles Times and NPR’s Morning Edition as well as the director of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes. He has been a staff writer for the Washington Post and TV Guideand the Times’ book review editor. A graduate of Swarthmore College and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, he is the coauthor of “Call Me Anna: The Autobiography of Patty Duke.” He teaches film reviewing and non-fiction writing at USC and is on the board of directors of the National Yiddish Book Center. His books include Sundance to Sarajevo: Film Festivals and the World They Madeas well as Never Coming to a Theater Near You and Now In Theaters Everywhere. His latest book is Not to be Missed: Fifty-Four Favorites from a Lifetime of Film.