How Small, Scrappy Local Book Presses Have Turned L.A. Into a Publishing Town

L.A.'s never been known as a bastion of publishing—but that's changing

Meet the L.A. Woman Demystifying Modern-Day Witchcraft

The author of Craft: How to Be a Modern Witch talks female empowerment, her love for L.A., and her witchy fashion muses
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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

A Photographer Explores Southern California’s Desert Ruins

In the new book ’Abandoned Southern California,’ Ken Lee makes haunting images of crumbling worlds throughout the region
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Susan Orlean Tells the Long-Overdue Tale of the 1986 Central Library Fire

The New Yorker writer and part-time Angeleno tries her hand at L.A. history
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What It Was Like When Airline Food Was Good

And no one complained about it

Not All of L.A.’s Architectural Marvels Are Vintage

Peek inside a new book that celebrates more recent additions to the city's beautiful built environment

This Guy Stayed in SoCal’s Most Haunted Hotels to Separate Fact From Fiction

Hotel Alexandria, Hotel del Coronado, the Mission Inn, and more
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Vulnerability Guru Brené Brown Is About to Become the Marie Kondo of Emotions

The TED Talk sensation goes international with a new Netflix special
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The Time Britney Spears Got Booted from Chateau Marmont

A new book details how to get away with acting up at the legendary Sunset Strip hotel—and how not to