Now Read This: The Week’s Best New Books, February 20th Edition

Four must-read titles hitting bookshelves this week
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Stan Lee’s Favorite L.A. Comic Book Store Mourns the Loss of a Legend

Golden Apple Comics on Melrose says goodbye

Hunter S. Thompson Gets Weird in Hawaii

The Curse of Lono, his mad rant from the coast of Kona, is finally back in print
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Los Angeles Will Soon Scrap Late Fees for Overdue Library Books

It’s part of an effort to make libraries more accessible for all Angelenos
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RuPaul’s Drag Race Winner Bianca Del Rio Has Some Advice for You

The season six winner answers her fans' burning questions in the new book Blame It on Bianca Del Rio
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Mark Z. Danielewski Embarks on One of the Most Ambitious Book Projects in the History of L.A.

Danielewski’s 880-page The Familiar is part one in a 27-part series

12 Can’t-Miss Events in January

Stuff your face with cheeseburgers or discover the best dance crew you’ve never heard of

January Reviews

420 Charactersby Lou Beach(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 176 pages, $22)“The art of Lou Beach is probably smarter than you,” Matt Groening once said. An illustrator and album cover designer, Beach traded...

Now Read This: The May Edition

Twenty titles hitting bookstores this month
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Waterman Details the Life of Duke Kahanamoku, aka the “Human Fish”

The biography of the surfing and swimming pioneer is out now