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Author David Kipen

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Quick Read: L.A. Gets the Dystopian Treatment in Edan Lepucki’s Debut Novel

California and science fiction are both, famously, where the future happens first. A local author explores the concept in her first book, out July 8 Read more...

To Kitty, From Horse: The Love Letters of Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy

Literary critic David Kipen on The Animals, a collection of correspondences between the British novelist and the young painter Read more...

Sense of Place: Altadena Novelist Michelle Huneven’s Newest Love Letter to California

The Altadena author writes about California like a native, not rhapsodically but with genuine affection Read more...

On The Books: Literary Critic David Kipen on What’s Caught His Eye

These three Chandleresque mysteries honor literary sleuth Philip Marlowe, who’d be 75 this year Read more...

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