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...

Three Questions For Diana Wagman

The L.A. author, who says most of her characters contain elements of herself and that her screenplays read more like novels, discusses plot inspiration, Hollywood and being a mime.

Harry Loves Hollywood

The Chateau Marmont has an old-world charm, Michael Connelly writes, and a decided disinterest in guests’ personal affairs: “Behind its walls and hedges was a world without intrusion, where...

L.A.’s Top Literary Events in December

From story time with Santa to a play about David Sedaris's time spent as an elf, there's something for everyone this month

The Reading List: July ’12

Fiction  You Take It From Here (Gallery, paperback, $15) By Pamela Ribon Danielle’s terminally ill best friend wants Danielle to date her husband and raise her daughter in this latest...

The To-Do List: September 2015’s Most Awesome Media Digestibles

What to stream, watch, listen to, and read this month

Suck It Up: Vape is the Word of the Year

Beating out normcore, mansplain, hangry, slacktivist, and plenty of other newfangled terms

The Reading List: L.A. Authors. L.A. Topics. September '10 Books

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New Reviews: April

American EdenBy Wade Graham(HarperCollins, 480 pages, $35)We are what we plant, L.A.-based writer Wade Graham posits in his history of gardens. When he isn’t explaining the economic and cultural...

The To-Do List: February 2016’s Most Awesome Media Digestibles

The Coen brothers’ Hail Caesar! is at the top of our list