The Reading List: January ’12

 Suspense   City of the Lost (DAW, paperback, $15)By Stephen BlackmoreA zombie crime novel set in Los Angeles—need we say more?Out: Jan 3 Gun Games(William Morrow, hardcover, $26)By Faye KellermanL.A. teens are the...

Michael Cunningham’s Latest Novel: A Red Light Green Light Review

We listened to seven hours of The Snow Queen so you’ll know what it’s like

10 Awesome and Interesting Things to Do This Weekend, 6/17

From a sidewalk vinyl sale at Amoeba to pop-up galleries at the Los Angeles Design Festival, we've got you covered

The Reading List: January ’13

Every month compiles titles of local interest that are hitting the bookshelves. Here, arranged by genre, are some highlights

Season’s Readings: The It Books of Summer 

Looking to pass the time while sunbathing on the beach or flying to paradise? We’ve compiled the hottest reads from summers past all in one place

The Reading List: L.A. Authors. L.A. Topics. March 10 Books.(2), March 1, 2010A Hundred or More Hidden Things: The Life and Films of Vincente Minnelli (Da Capo, paperback, $16) By Mark Griffin A tumultuous marriage...

L.A. By the Slice: How Are Adults Anticipating Universal’s Harry Potter Theme Park?

Home-brewing butterbeer in the basement, for starters

New Reviews: November

Blue NightsBy Joan Didion(Knopf, 208 pages, $25)» This is what they mean by blood on the page. Didion turns herself inside out: mumbling, remembering, struggling as she traces the...

The Reading List: July ’11

 The Definition of Wind (Bantam, paperback, $15) By Ellen Block In the sequel to the L.A. author’s The Language of Sand, heroine Abigail Harker seeks refuge in a North...

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

Four must-read titles hitting bookshelves this week