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Culture MonsterChristopher Hawthorne's "Reading L.A." series considers books by Richard Longstreth, John Chase and William Alexander McClung....
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Special to the Los Angeles TimesLike an old movie set, original Hollywood was dismantled ages ago, leaving what appears to be scant trace of its hallowed roots: The Hollywood Hotel (where Louis B. Mayer and a long list of silent movie stars stayed). The Hollywood Brown Derby (where...
Los Angeles TimesThree Delays A Novel Charlie Smith Harper paper Perennial: 368 pp., $14.99 Billy and Alice are a tripped-out Scott and Zelda, a Jane Austen romance via Hunter S. Thompson, a Romeo and Juliet on the burned-out edge of the baby boom. Billy has no doubts...
He's the kind of guy who waxes rhapsodic about his love for the human race but curses people who don't smile at his dog. He's full of odes to the sweep of life and won't stop sharing them with the strangers he accosts in coffee shops. He has no job and no...
Lonelyhearts The Screwball World of Nathanael West and Eileen McKenney Marion Meade Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 392 pp., $28 They were an odd couple: a sardonic, secretive Jewish guy from New York and an outspoken, outgoing Irish gal from Cleveland....
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