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lowriders

A Glimpse at the People and Cars of L.A.’s Lowrider Scene

Lowrider culture, spawned in the 1940s, is thriving across Southern California. But as a photographer who spent five years chronicling it discovered, this time women are making their presence known
summer books

Better Than Beach Reads: A Guide to This Summers Buzziest Books

From thrillers to poetry, summer’s biggest books are ready to hit the sand
cannabis cocktail

This Cannabis-Infused Mocktail Fights Bloat—and Boosts Your Mood to Boot

Bartender Dave Whitton of DTLA's Prank bar developed this yummy recipe for the new book ’The Art of Cooking with Cannabis’
vermont knolls

A New Book on L.A.’s Historic Places Is Eye-Opening Even for Longtime Angelenos

Author and preservationist Ken Bernstein shows off some of L.A.’s 1,200 designated Historic-Cultural Monuments—many of them lesser known—in 'Preserving Los Angeles'
kamala harris

Kamala’s Way: Insights from a Balanced New Biography About the Vice President

Author and journalist Dan Morain delves into Harris's influences, her enemies, and her meteoric rise from Oakland to DC chronicling her rapid rise from Oakland to Sacramento to Washington DC
sharon stone

Sharon Stone Doesn’t Look Back Fondly on That ‘Basic Instinct’ Scene

In a new memoir, the actress writes of her traumatic childhood, #MeToo moments, and how she nearly died
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Nicole Holofcener and Annabelle Gurwitch Take On Middle Age

For writer Gurwitch and filmmaker Holofcener, being women of a certain age isn’t all cashmere and kitchen renovations. That’s exactly what makes their work so interesting
YA NOVELS

5 YA Novels We Can’t Wait to Read This Spring

Curl up with some much-needed distraction
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How Mo Ostin Turned a Faltering Record Label into the Powerhouse of Rock

In the late ’60s, the beloved Warner/Reprise exec signed culture-bending artists from Jimi Hendrix to Fleetwood Mac. His secret? Stop trying to make hit records

A New Series of Books Is Helping Beloved L.A. Restaurants Raise Much-Needed Funds

Take Away Los Angeles kicks off with a curated batch of books that honors Sonoratown, Kato, and more