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Justine Bateman Gets Why You Want to Be Famous

The actress-turned-author revisits her first book, Fame, at the L.A. Times Festival of Books

Karla T. Vasquez Created an Instagram Account to Preserve Her Salvadoran Roots

The woman behind SalviSoul will be at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books to discuss food as cultural preservation

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
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How Well Do You Know Griffith Park? A New Guidebook Explores Its Every Nook and Cranny

Just in time for the reopening of L.A.'s trails, hiking expert Casey Schreiner releases the first in-depth guide to Griffith Park
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What It Was Like When Airline Food Was Good

And no one complained about it

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
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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

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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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