Launch Party, Monday October 29, 2018 7 p.m. Meet the contributors! Chevalier’s Books, 126 N. Larchmont Blvd., L.A. (323) 465-1334 Can’t make it? Chevalier’s will take your order for pick-up or delivery.
Paperback L.A. in the form of editor Susan LaTempa is making the rounds of County of Los Angeles neighborhood libraries this fall. We’ll use the Casual Anthology approach for talks about some of the themes writers touch on in Book 1 (now available) and Book 2 (launching at the end of October). Please mark your calendars … More Paperback L.A. at Your Local Library
UPDATE: Thanks for a great interview, Andrew, which aired but can still be heard at @KPFK archives. Announcement from Bibliocracy host host Andrew Tonkovitch: My guest this week (Sunday, 5 PM on KPFK) is a longtime writer, editor and cultural worker, working in many forms and collaborating on previous books about travel, food and the … More Hear KPFK Radio’s “Bibliocracy” show about Paperback L.A.
You can tell how cool the company we keep is at Paperback L.A. Book 1, A Casual Anthology. Folks keep talking about our contributors in glowing terms. Take Clancy Sigal, L.A.’s poster boy for 50s-60s political chutzpah and an inspiration to generations of impatient rights fighters. We are privileged to include an excerpt from Mr. Sigal’s … More Clancy Sigal’s Black Sunset in the News
By Susan LaTempa, series editor. As I wrote in the introduction to the just-published anthology Paperback L.A. Book 1, Susan Sontag was a major inspiration for this new anthology series of writing about L.A. Why? Because a piece she’d written was one of the first examples of the kind of writing about L.A. that I felt should … More Paperback L.A. and Susan Sontag
Are the Dodgers, the beach, the San Fernando Valley, Silver Lake, Sunset Boulevard, San Gabriel Valley PCH, South LA, Historic Filipinotown, Hollywood bookships, Tongva historic sites, Venice Skate Park, and DTLA part of your Los Angeles? … More The new book Paperback L.A. covers diverse eras and geographies of our L.A.
Images of vanished LA by Robert Landau, a contributor of photos to Paperback LA Book 1, A Casual Anthology: Clothes. Coffee. Crushes. Crime.
… More Paperback LA Photo Preview: Vintage Westwood