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Writer Michaela Carter takes readers on a tour of a vanished L.A. demimonde in her debut novel Further Out Than You Thought
The NPR host and performer discusses her new audiobook, menopause, and finding vermin nesting in your Volvo
A budding Sherlock Holmes discovers more about his parents than he ever wanted to know in Casebook
Two new books explore hard cider and cooking with craft beer; another on the way profiles SoCal’s best breweries, brewpubs, and bars.
Last night at ALOUD, you could see at least one small sign of a revolution as nearly everyone was paging through a little red book—not Mao’s but Roberto Bolaño’s.
Today is Henry Fonda’s 108th birthday. In "The Man Who Saw A Ghost: The Life and Work of Henry Fonda," published last October, author Devin McKinney chronicles the death-haunted world of an iconic actor whose most famous screen roles as protectors, presidents, and patriarchs mask a far more complex figure.
Happy tidings on Pynchon in Public Day, a holiday that book nerds celebrate by publicly reading the works of Thomas Pynchon.
Five orphans. A broken-hearted seamstress. East Texas. Halloween night. A man arrives--“a bad man with a very black heart"--bearing a box with five locks. He carries with him a...