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In 1970s Hollywood, These Black Actresses Ruled the Screen

A first look inside movie historian Donald Bogle's new book about black cinema history
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The Time Britney Spears Got Booted from Chateau Marmont

A new book details how to get away with acting up at the legendary Sunset Strip hotel—and how not to

Moby’s “Spiritual” Night With a Seventh Veil Dancer Named Jaguar

An exclusive excerpt from the musician's memoir Then It Fell Apart
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Vulnerability Guru Brené Brown Is About to Become the Marie Kondo of Emotions

The TED Talk sensation goes international with a new Netflix special
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Next Time You Can’t Get a Rez at Jon & Vinny’s, You Can Make This Pasta at Home

The new cookbook Eat. Cook. L.A. rounds up local chefs’ best dishes
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Stassi Schroeder Wants Women to Embrace Their “Basic Bitch” Tendencies

Sometimes you just want to talk about The Bachelor. This Vanderpump Rules star gets that.

Karla T. Vasquez Created an Instagram Account to Preserve Her Salvadoran Roots

The woman behind SalviSoul will be at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books to discuss food as cultural preservation
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A First Look at the New Bret Easton Ellis Book Everyone’s Talking About

The author's new memoir, White, is a big middle finger to all the beliefs you (probably) hold dear

Anabel Hernández Risked Her Life to Tell the Story of 43 Missing Mexican Students

The exiled journalist turned her investigative reporting into a book, A Massacre in Mexico
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Justine Bateman Gets Why You Want to Be Famous

The actress-turned-author revisits her first book, Fame, at the L.A. Times Festival of Books