Books newsletter: It's Festival of Books weekend!

Welcome to the L.A. Times Books newsletter! I’m books editor Carolyn Kellogg and I’m really excited for the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books this weekend. What you’ll find in our book section in print and online this week (and last!) are all stories dedicated to the authors coming to the festival.... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

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