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Form and Function: Jenny Burman Debuts her New Novel One Chapter at a Time

Written in Cincinnati and set in a mythologized Echo Park, the serialized Veronica Street is free to read—if you don't mind the wait Read more...

Now Read This, July 15th Edition

From a reimagined version of Peter Pan to a novel about Internet celebrity, here are ten titles hitting bookshelves that you ought to know about Read more...

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...

Now Read This: Seven Summer Titles to Pick Up Now

From the autobiography of a Blank Panther to J. K. Rowling's newest release Read more...

Hunter S. Thompson Gets Weird in Hawaii

The Curse of Lono, his mad rant from the coast of Kona, is finally back in print Read more...

Inventing Dad: Brando Skyhorse Looks For a Father in his Memoir "Take This Man"

"How does a young Mexican American from Echo Park become some guy named Brando Skyhorse?" Read more...

Nathan Deuel Remembers Life in the Middle East

A Q&A with the Venice-based writer who spent five years living, writing, and raising a child in Saudi Arabia and Lebanon Read more...

Local Writers Reflect on Maya Angelou's Legacy

Her recent passing inspired tributes from around the world, but we looked closer to home to explore the influence of her work Read more...

Five Questions for...Matt Adrian

The local artist and author is back with another installment of trademark paintings featuring his feathered friends Read more...

5 Hit Songs to Come Out of Central Avenue's Swinging Jazz Scene

It was where swing and bebop transformed into R&B and eventually became rock and roll; its cultural legacy still looms large over Los Angeles Read more...

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