Books: Christopher Isherwood's love letters, Hollywood memoirs and more

Hello! I’m Carolyn Kellogg, books editor of the L.A. Times, and I’ve got some good reading — and listening! — for you over this long weekend. THE BIG STORY Writer Christopher Isherwood and his partner Don Bachardy wrote each other love letters that have been turned into the podcast “The Animals,”... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

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