L.A. illustrator Hallie Bateman and her mother have created a funny, beautiful guidebook
Every month LAmag.com compiles titles of local and national interest that are hitting the bookshelves. Here, arranged by region, are some highlights
Cough Up Enough Cash and Michael Connelly Will Name a Character After You in His Next Novel, Which Basically Means You’ll Be on TV, Maybe
The Boyle Heights lending library Libros Schmibros is auctioning off naming rights on eBay
Just in time for the reopening of L.A.'s trails, hiking expert Casey Schreiner releases the first in-depth guide to Griffith Park
Sometimes you just want to talk about The Bachelor. This Vanderpump Rules star gets that.
From the biggest literary festival in the country to a throwdown between some of the city's best writers, there’s something for everyone this month
Literary critic David Kipen on what’s caught his eye
Her lauded debut novel, No One Is Here Except All of Us, put Ramona Ausubel on the literary map. Her second book, A Guide to Being Born (which came out May 2), explores the world in the same fantastical way.
The L.A. author, who says most of her characters contain elements of herself and that her screenplays read more like novels, discusses plot inspiration, Hollywood and being a mime.
From non-essential mnemonics to a Bettie Page retrospective, there’s something for everyone this month