Dhaka-based writer Saad Hossein, author of 'Escape from Baghdad!', challenges LA-based author Mark Haskell Smith to prove that one of their cities is the biggest mess, and therefore the best place to be a writer.
The beloved actress is also the author of the Randi Rhodes children’s mystery novels. She talks about her love of mysteries as a young child and becoming an author despite battling dyslexia.
The iconic poet was a pioneer of the spoken word tradition, a prolific figure in the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and 1970s, and continues to be a major force on issues of race and gender equality to this day.
Author Jonathan Lethem gives us a peek into his bookbag before checking out at Skylight Books in Los Angeles.
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.
A scavenger rummaging through the dustbin of photographic history
Slowing down on the streets of Dublin.
A photographer works between the Palestinian territories and Israel.
All Night Menu is a series on "the lost heroes and miniature histories of Los Angeles."
The editor of Heyday Books' new LAtitudes: An Angeleno's Atlas.
A young woman's experience of the Great Recession in New York and Seoul.
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