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Jose Antonio Vargas Has Written a Book for Every Undocumented American

In Dear America, Notes of an Undocumented Citizen, the Pulitzer Prize winner tells his story
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How Disneyland’s Enchanted Tiki Room Came to Be

"Where the birds sing words and the flowers croon"
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No, L.A. Is Not a Desert

The new book This Is (Not) L.A. takes L.A. cliches and turns them on their heads

This New Visual History Will Make You Fall in Love With Disneyland All Over Again

A look inside the new Taschen book Walt Disney's Disneyland
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The Leimert Park Village Book Fair Is Celebrating South L.A.’s Connection to the South

Now in its 12th year, the annual literary tradition honors the Great Migration
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The Woman Behind “Bye Felipe” Has Written the Ultimate Guide to Modern Dating

Alexandra Tweten has become an expert on fuckboys, mansplainers, and trolls

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

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