It was a dark and stormy day when I went to the KPFK studios to tape an interview with Andrew Tonkavitch, host of Bibliocracy and it was a dark and stormy day yesterday when it aired. So the dark, stormy and weird scene by author Ray Bradbury that I read on the program was in … More Paperback L.A. Book 2 featured on KPFK’s Bibliocracy interview show
Happy New Year! Chris Nichols, columnist at Los Angeles magazine selected the Paperback L.A. series for his year-end round-up, The Best Books About L.A. of 2018. “It was a good year for L.A.-centric non-fiction. Here are some of our faves,” he began. When he got to Paperback L.A., this is what he said: Three slim … More Paperback L.A. makes Los Angeles magazine’s “Best Books” list
Happy New Year to Paperback L.A Books 1 & 2 contributors and readers! We’re proud to be part of KCET’s “Best of 2018” listings in Mike Sonksen’s Dec. 20 review list “From L.A. History to Poetry: 23 Notable Books for 2018.” From KCET “Best of 2018” Dec. 20, 2018 by poet/essayist Mike Sonksen From L.A. … More Paperback L.A. is a 2018 Notable Book
There’s still time to enjoy our end-of-the-year deals for Paperback L.A. A Casual Anthology. … More Holiday Discount & Free Shipping for Paperback L.A.
Paperback L.A. Book 2 launches on October 30, 2018 at Chevalier’s Books on Larchmont. … More Sneak Preview: Paperback L.A., Book 2: Studios. Salesmen. Shrines. Surfspots.
READING IN THE SUN. It sounds easy, but you probably need advice. As this post goes live, I am reading in the sun. Fridays in the summer I go to the beach. El Porto, at the northern tip of Manhattan Beach. I walk when I get there, and I read. I’m a reading expert. Not the … More Tips for Reading in the Sun
Our Paperback L.A. Book 1 contributors hail from many eras of L.A. literary life and write from many different vantage points. They’re all in good company. EVE BABITZ is the author of four novels, including Eve’s Hollywood, L.A. Woman, Sex and Rage: Advice to Young Ladies Eager for a Good Time, a book of short stories, and two … More Important Writers and Photographers Contribute to just-published Paperback L.A. Book 1