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.
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
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
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