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The Forgotten History of Bunker Hill, an L.A. Neighborhood That Was All but Erased

A peek at fascinating images from the new book 'Bunker Hill Los Angeles: Essence of Sunshine and Noir'
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Taking a Closer Look at the Lasting Genius of L.A. Architect Paul R. Williams

In a new book, photographer Janna Ireland focuses on the details that made a legend of the first licensed Black architect west of the Mississippi
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8 New Novels You’ll Find Us Curling Up with This Fall

Sure, life is stranger than fiction at the moment, but a new book is still a great escape

This New Guide to California’s Glorious Forests Is a Love Letter—and a Call to Action

Naturalist and artist Obi Kaufmann published 'The Forests of California' because "people protect what they love, and people love what they understand and know"
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This UCLA Professor’s Books on Policing and Prison Used to Be Treated as Radical. Now, Everything’s Changed

Award-winning historian Kelly Lytle Hernández seizes on a moment when the country is suddenly willing to grapple with white supremacy

A Veteran Gossip Columnist Owns Up to Being a ‘Cog in the Machine’ That Gave Us Both Paris Hilton and President Trump

In his dishy book 'Gatecrasher,' Ben Widdicombe takes a thoughtful look at the gossip journalism ecosystem and what fuels it—us

Those Amazing Photos of People Posing as Works of Art Are Becoming a Book

The Getty Challenge, which went viral early in the pandemic, will now help raise money for artists impacted by COVID-19
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Airborne Toxic Event’s Mikel Jollett Talks Twitter, Trump, Creativity, Addiction, and Escaping an L.A. Cult

Before the release of Jollet's New York Times best-selling book ’Hollywood Park,’ Los Angeles mag's editor-in-chief sat down with the musician turned memoirist
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They Held on Through the Pandemic, and Now L.A.’s Black-Owned Bookstores Are Thriving

As people across the country seek out antiracist literature, bookstores like Reparations Club, Eso Won Books, and Malik Books are seeing a huge spike in business

Exclusive Excerpt: Mikel Jollett’s Surreal Escape from a Drug Rehab-Turned-Cult

In an exclusive excerpt from the Airborne Toxic Event lead singer's highly anticipated memoir, 'Hollywood Park,' two little boys break free