Column | Jan 23, 2010
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Story | Jul 4, 2012 | 4:36 PMThe Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?
Story | Sep 6, 2010 | 4:35 PM
L.A. school officials have named a school after Al Gore, making him the first vice president to receive such an honor. Yet there are concerns over the school -- not over Al Gore's name but because some critics fear the...
Story | Mar 24, 2011 | 4:33 PM
New essay in Reading L.A. series by architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne, this one on the book Eden in Jeopardy by Richard G. Lillard, a book on architecture, the environment, ecology and growth in Los Angeles and Southern California.
Story | Jun 29, 2011 | 9:33 PM
Marc Reisner's "Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water," the 11th title in our Reading L.A. series, is not, strictly speaking, a book about Los Angeles or its urban form. It is a book -- a monumental, sharply...