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WATCH: Actor/Author Jon Cryer discusses his book “So That Happened”

AmericaJR.com’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the University of Southern California for the 20th Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. Watch as actor-turned-author Jon Cryer reads the preface from this book “So That Happened: A Memoir.” He also took questions from the audience–mostly about playing Alan on the hit CBS sitcom “Two and a Half Men” and working with co-star Charlie Sheen. Cryer said he placed a bet with a book publisher that they wouldn’t be able to get him a book deal. Cryer lost the bet so he had to write the book. The actor also announced plans for going on tour as a comedian.

WATCH: Actress/Author Candice Bergen discusses her book “A Fine Romance”

AmericaJR.com’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the University of Southern California for the 20th Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. Watch as actress-turned-author Candice Bergen gets interviewed by Times television critic Mary McNamara. She recently made a cameo as a con woman on the CBS comedy-drama “Battle Creek.” Bergen talked about her time on the hit CBS sitcom “Murphy Brown” as well as her daughter and her two marriages. The actress said it took her four years to write this memoir, which was supposed to be completed in just one year. “A Fine Romance” picks up where her first memoir “Knock Wood” left off.

WATCH: Actress/Author Pauley Perrette discusses her cook book “Donna Bell’s Bake Shop”

AmericaJR.com’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the University of Southern California for the 20th Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. Watch as actress-turned-author Pauley Perrette talks about her cookbook “Donna Bell’s Bake Shop” she co-authored with Darren Greenblatt and Matthew Sandusky. It is the story of how the NCIS star along with her two best friends created a Southern-style bake shop in Manhattan. The cookbook was named in honor of Pauley’s late mother, who is the inspiration for everything they bake. Perrette plays the role of Abby Sciuto on the hit CBS police drama series.

WATCH: Sportscaster Al Michaels discusses his book “You Can’t Make This Up”

AmericaJR.com’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the University of Southern California for the 20th Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. Watch as sportscaster Al Michaels talks about his book “You Can’t Make This Up.” He talked heavily about NFL’s return to Los Angeles after stadium proposals in Inglewood and Carson. “Don’t go to the bank on this because this thing has been going on for 20 years now,” Michaels said. “I would not be surprised if you saw a team playing across the street or at the Rose Bowl next year. The stadium is going to get built.”

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