Paperback L.A. Contribs in the News: An Apology, A Prize, and A Controversy

It’s not surprising that writers from (or on) all eras of California’s history are included in Paperback L.A. A Casual Anthology, Books 1, 2 and 3. But it is a bit amazing and fun to note how there’s recent news connected to so many time periods this past month or so. Most recently and most … More Paperback L.A. Contribs in the News: An Apology, A Prize, and A Controversy

May 5 Launch Party Paperback L.A. Book 3!

Prospect Park Books invites you to celebrate the launch of Paperback L.A. Book 3, A Casual Anthology: Secrets. SigAlerts. Ravines. Records. on  May 5 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Helms Design Center 8745 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232. Paperback L.A. Book 3 is freewheeling, visually striking book that brings together an unusual collection of texts and … More May 5 Launch Party Paperback L.A. Book 3!

Paperback L.A. Book 2 featured on KPFK’s Bibliocracy interview show

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

Paperback L.A. makes Los Angeles magazine’s “Best Books” list

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