Hi there. I'm Kari Howard, and I edit the Great Reads (a.k.a. Column Ones) for the Los Angeles Times.
Two of my biggest loves are narrative journalism and music, and I'm lucky that my days are filled with both: When reading the stories, I get inspired by songs I think fit the article's theme — a soundtrack.
I'm catching up after vacation, so here are some Great Reads of the past few weeks, plus their soundtracks.
A broken city, filled with broken people
Joe Mozingo is one of my favorite writers, and Francine Orr is one...