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
The Paperback L.A. trio of anthologies has been completed with the spring launch of Paperback L.A. Book 3, A Casual Anthology: Secrets. Sigalerts. Ravines. Records. Spring is L.A.’s most literary season, and this year it extended from April through May for us with events including: a preview in April at the L.A. Times Festival … More Paperback L.A. Book 3 Recent Events
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!
Recent press and social media mentions of Paperback L.A. … More They’re calling us (good) names.
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