Indie Focus: Adventuring with 'The Lost City of Z,' 'A Woman, A Part' and Locarno in Los Angeles

Hello! I’m Mark Olsen, and welcome to another edition of your regular field guide to a world of Only Good Movies. The L.A. Times’ Festival of Books is April 22 and 23, and it is not only a great way to interface with publishers and booksellers but also features a wide variety of guests. The Times’... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Focus: Adventuring with 'The Lost City of Z,' 'A Woman, A Part' and Locarno in Los Angeles

Hello! I’m Mark Olsen, and welcome to another edition of your regular field guide to a world of Only Good Movies. The L.A. Times’ Festival of Books is April 22 and 23, and it is not only a great way to interface with publishers and booksellers but also features a wide variety of guests. The... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lit City: The Everything Guide to Literary Los Angeles

A guide to the literary geography of Los Angeles: A comprehensive bookstore map, writers' meetups, place histories, an author survey, essays and more. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-04-14 13:00:40 UTC ]
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A Firing at The Los Angeles Times Focuses Discontent

In January, Jack Griffin, the chief executive of Tribune Publishing Company, took his senior management team to visit The Los Angeles Times, the jewel in his company’s portfolio of newspapers.   At a reception at the newspaper, an ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Libros Schmibros Grows into a Los Angeles Literary Fixture

Founded in 2010, the lending library encourages literacy through bilingual story hours, book discussion groups, and film screenings. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Los Angeles Times announces 74 job cuts due to economic challenges

The Los Angeles Times says it is cutting 74 jobs due to economic challenges as the newspaper strives to transform itself into a digital media organization Continue reading at ABC News

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Los Angeles Times Book Prizes Winners Announced

The 43nd annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were awarded tonight at the University of Southern California's Bovard Auditorium. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-04-22 04:49:44 UTC ]
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Sign up for the Los Angeles Times Book Club

Join our community book club. Our mission is to get Southern California reading and talking. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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eBay opens a sneaker store in Los Angeles

The shop will feature exclusive stock of new season styles as well as collectibles such as the Jordan 1 Retro High OG Patent Bred and the Yeezy Boost 700 Wave Runner. Hot on the heels of Sneaker Con in Anaheim this weekend, eBay will open Wear ‘Em Out, a brick-and-mortar sneaker shop on Fairfax... Continue reading at Fast Company

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‘One-Shot Harry’ conjures up a Los Angeles we rarely see

The latest mystery novel from Gary Phillips give us a classic Golden Age noir from a different perspective Continue reading at The Washington Post

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How Los Angeles transformed American literature

L.A.'s authors, from 19th century novelists to Wanda Coleman to Steph Cha, have always pushed genre boundaries and dissected California myths. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Booksellers Unionize at Los Angeles's Skylight Books

Booksellers at the Los Angeles independent bookstores Skylight Books announced Tuesday that they have unionized. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Booksellers welcome UK arrival of indie-focused Bookshop site

Booksellers have generally reacted enthusiastically to news that the US indie-focused retail site Bookshop.org is launching in the UK this November, although some remain cautious. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Los Angeles Times Book Prizes Revealed on Twitter

As the country shelters in place during the COVID-19 crisis, the Los Angeles Times unveiled the winners of its 40th Annual Book Prizes on Twitter this morning, among them Marlon James, Ilya Kaminsky, and Ben Lerner. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Los Angeles Times Book Club is back, virtually, with L.A. noir authors

Join author Steph Cha and Joe Ide for a streaming conversation about new L.A. noir. The March 30 event will be live. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Not a Cult, a new bookstore in Los Angeles, puts authors of color at the forefront.

The door of Los Angeles’ newest bookstore is propped open on a quiet section of Hollywood Boulevard, the front window displaying books on a handmade wooden bookshelf. Inside the front room, you’ll find more books and merchandise below a neon light thought bubble and a sign that reads, “I still... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-21 15:00:52 UTC ]
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Wakefield indie to shut bricks and mortar bookshop and move focus online

Wakefield indie Rickaro Books will close its bricks and mortar bookshop in March and move its focus to its website selling rare and antique books.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-07 01:28:46 UTC ]
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Remembering Kate Braverman’s Los Angeles

On this warm October day in Southern California, I walk the Venice canals and think of Kate Braverman. How in her sensational first novel Lithium for Medea she captured a Venice so distant that it’s difficult to accept that this version, which is polished and expensive and filled with tourists,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-22 08:48:36 UTC ]
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LéaLA, the Latino Los Angeles Lit Fest, Returns

After a four-year absence, the free literary festival will be back in Los Angeles in October with 40 leading Latin-American writers and artists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Crazy about books? These 5 L.A. book events offer inspiring stories from Los Angeles and beyond

As we descend into the hazy thick of summer, this week’s book events remind us that one day in a life has the power to change everything. Indeed, it’s all that ever changes anything. In the memoir corner, we have a traumatic encounter at the train station, a knock on the door of a rundown... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-07-12 14:20:00 UTC ]
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David Ulin on the Rapidly Changing Landscape of Los Angeles

In this episode of A Phone Call With Paul, Paul Holdengraber speaks with David Ulin, writer, and former book critic of the Los Angeles Times, about the dramatic changes in Los Angeles, the literature of the city, and his work on Joan Didion. From the episode: Paul Holdengraber: What are the most... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-10 08:47:10 UTC ]
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