Paul Mandelbaum

Paul Mandelbaum teaches the literature of Los Angeles at Emerson College’s L.A. Center. His books include the novels Garrett in Wedlock and Adriane on the Edge and the anthology 12 Short Stories and Their Making.


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Paperback LA: A Casual Anthology

What’s a “casual” anthology? In contrast to its canonical or thematic cousins, this three-volume creation is likened by editor Susan ...


The Revolution Will Not Be Simplified

A great many rules were made in Communist Romania not to be followed so much as to create opportunities for failure and prosecution and to achieve a state of social paralysis, the populace rendered captive to its own nervous breakdown....


Les Plesko Remembered

We talked about books and ideas, and odd moments of the day, but our psychological wounds weren’t topics of conversation; they were the furnace of our work....


Whose Hollywood Is It Anyway?
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