Eve Babitz is an American artist and writer based in Los Angeles. Her books include Eve's Hollywood, Slow Days, Fast Company, and L.A. Woman.
"This sense of 'place' — that there was nothing to be wanted from material things, nothing to be saved."
– Eve Babitz, Slow Days, Fast Company: The World, the Flesh, and L.A.
ARTICLES FEATURING EVE
If her early books cemented Eve Babitz’s image as the Edie Sedgwick of 1960s L.A., then “Sex and Rage” was an attempt to examine her own celebrity....
The Glamour Machine: Eve Babitz’s Los Angeles
“Slow Days, Fast Company” consistently reveals Babitz’s fascination with America, which she considered a place apart from Los Angeles....
What truly sets Babitz apart from L.A. writers like Joan Didion or Nathanael West is that a part of her still buys the Hollywood fantasy....