"I was a reporter for the L.A. Times for ten years,” Hamilton says. “I would come into the office every day and be sent out on an assignment. I...
Home-brewing butterbeer in the basement, for starters
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Fiction Fever Dream(Poisoned Pen, paperback, $15)By Dennis PalumboThe L.A. writer’s second Daniel Rinaldi book, set about a year after the events of the first, finds the Pittsburgh trauma expert investigating...
Fiction You Take It From Here (Gallery, paperback, $15)By Pamela RibonDanielle’s terminally ill best friend wants Danielle to date her husband and raise her daughter in this latest from the...
The writer on his most famous character, nobility, authenticity, and L.A.