If You Love Pasadena, This Book Will Make You Love It Even More

The third edition of Hometown Pasadena has even more Crown City love
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These 20th Century Literary Titans Came to Hollywood—and Mostly Hated It

Faulkner, Fitzgerald, and even Hemingway all had turns as screenwriters
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Can Your Astrological Sign Predict Your Favorite Cocktail?

We get the low-down on “The Mixology of Astrology”
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Why You Should Eat Dinner Alone in L.A. at Least Once

Prime eavesdropping that is highly recommended
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Taking a Deep Dive Into the History of L.A.’s Craziest Architecture

”California Crazy” explains how we got our wild road-side style

Author Ottessa Moshfegh Has Become One of L.A.’s Most Promising New Writers

My Year of Rest and Relaxation is the feel-bad book of the year (so far)
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The Book That Made Me Want to Stay in L.A.

A 1989 coming-of-age novel about a punk rock girl in L.A. is about love of place
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RuPaul’s Drag Race Winner Bianca Del Rio Has Some Advice for You

The season six winner answers her fans' burning questions in the new book Blame It on Bianca Del Rio

Why a Legendary East Coast Evangelist Chose Los Angeles for Her Pentecostal Empire

Angelus Temple founder Aimee Semple McPherson saw L.A. as an "opportunity for God"