The Last Days of Carrie Fisher: An Exclusive Excerpt from the Bombshell Biography

The author-actor-satirist was emerging as a feisty feminist icon for the Trump era—then the demons that bedeviled her paid one final visit

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

Three Questions for Ron Carlson

Return To Oakpine is Carlson’s first novel since 2007’s critically acclaimed Five Skies. Here he elaborates on the story behind the story, embracing our pasts, and his hope of creating work that is, above all else, honest

Southern California’s Roadside Architecture in All Its Glowing, Midcentury Glory

In the new book 'Gas and Glamour,' photographer Ashok Sinha celebrates the region's most wonderful—and functional—architectural oddities

‘Co**s**ker!’: Inside Story of How My James Ellroy Podcast Episode Went Off the Rails (Video)

A question about online pornography did no go over well with the author
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Why ‘Vanderpump Rules’ Stars Tom and Ariana Will Never Get Married

The couple has a new house in the Valley, a new cocktail book on shelves, and a fresh season of drama on the horizon
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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

7 Events Not to Miss at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Carrie Brownstein, L.A. Poet Laureate Luis J. Rodriguez, Susan Orlean, and more

The 13 Best Mom and Pop Bookstores in L.A.

Because e-readers are for suckers

See Ednita Kelly’s Totally Inspired and Award-Winning Book Bike

The San Pedro librarian’s innovative tome delivery system may signal a new movement