LARB contributor Minda Honey interviews Cynthia Bond about her long-awaited and highly acclaimed debut novel, Ruby.
Author Jonathan Lethem gives us a peek into his bookbag before checking out at Skylight Books in Los Angeles.
Founder Teka-Lark Fleming says "I really wanted a book fair that was truly inclusive. I got sick of going to events and being the only black woman there."
The third installment in our spring internship project, a series of snapshots of locals on the Venice Beach boardwalk. Here we feature jewelry shop owner Fred Opuki and talent agent Bob Dixon.
Stories of kids adversely affected by inequality of opportunity
Tavis Smiley's New Memoir Details His Relationship with Maya Angelou
The inaugural book fair in South Central was a big success
An undiscovered map collection falls into the arms of the LA library
Eric Bogosian tells a true story of Godfather-like vengeance in 1920s
Historian Jon Wiener discusses the protest of PEN America's award
Imagine superheroes as portrayed by 16th- and 17th-century Flemish masters
He explores the beauty of mothers in "Certain Women"
Stunning works from a conceptual and mixed media artist
Interview with the Japanese American children's author
Congolese-born author of such novels as African Psycho
Editor of The Misread City and author of Culture Crash: The Killing of the Creative Class
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