David L. Ulin

David L. Ulin is the former book critic of the Los Angeles Times. A 2015 Guggenheim Fellow, he is the author or editor of nine books, including "Sidewalking: Coming to Terms with Los Angeles," the novella "Labyrinth," “The Lost Art of Reading: Why Books Matter in a Distracted Time”and the Library of America’s “Writing Los Angeles: A Literary Anthology,” which won a California Book Award. He left The Times in 2015.
  • Appreciation
Philip Roth, a provocateur whose candor seared even as it reflected the American story

David Ulin writes an appreciation of Philip Roth.

  • Op-Ed
Why are we relying on profit-driven Uber and Elon Musk for our transit future?

The appeal of flying ride-share is clear, but the skies over L.A. are already crowded, and then there's the issue of ride sharing itself.