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

Amy Gerstler’s New Poetry Collection Explores the Overlapping Chapters of Life

Scattered at Sea strikes the perfect balance between logic and surrealism

June Releases

Zoobiquityby Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers(Knopf, 320 pages, $27)After Barbara Natterson-Horowitz, a UCLA cardiologist and psychiatrist, helped treat a tamarin monkey, it led her down a revolutionary path. Animals,...
Literary Events

L.A.’s Top Literary Events in June

From a bookish trivia night to a multi-lingual reading of Walt Whitman, there's something for everyone this month

How to Celebrate Pynchon in Public Day in L.A.

Happy tidings on Pynchon in Public Day, a holiday that book nerds celebrate by publicly reading the works of Thomas Pynchon.

Now Read This: The Week’s Best New Books, January 7th Edition

Top titles hitting bookshelves this week
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Designer Jenni Kayne Celebrates West Coast Living in Her First Book

As Martha Stewart says, “This is a lifestyle we would all be happy to adopt”

A Field Guide to History’s Weirdest Weapons

Need to know the difference between an arquebus and a blunderbuss, a kwan dao and a falx, an onager and a trebuchet? Of course you do.
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Akilah Hughes Used Social Media to Make a Name for Herself. Now She Uses It for Social Change

In advance of her appearance at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, the writer, comedian, and podcaster talks about making videos that matter, the duality of the internet, and books she's loved lately
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A New Book Takes a Look Inside Local Creatives’ Private Spaces

"Creative Spaces" from the co-creators of POKETO offers an intimate peek at the homes and studios of artists and makers