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  • 'Dynamite: The Story of Class Violence in America' by Louis Adamic

    'Dynamite: The Story of Class Violence in America' by Louis Adamic
    Dynamite The Story of Class Violence in America Louis Adamic Foreword by Jon Bekken AK Press: 352 pp., $19.95 paper Louis Adamic is the forgotten Boswell of early Los Angeles, perhaps the first writer to tune himself into the then-youthful city...
  • Brooklyn, baby

    Regular visitors to New York should bypass the tried-and-true of Manhattan for the city streets less traveled. Just a hop, skip and a borough away lies Brooklyn, ripe for its own exploration. (PHOTOS INCLUDED) Regular visitors to New York should bypass...
  • A mutual passion for the Middle East, and a divide

    I am a Jew, but also part Palestinian, and pretty much part Lebanese. My great-grandmother, a Jew, was born in northern Palestine and grew up in Beirut. Her first language was Arabic, her second French. By the rules defining who can be called an Arab, she...
  • 'I'm Dying Up Here: Heartbreak and High Times in Stand-up Comedy's Golden Era' by William Knoedelseder

    'I'm Dying Up Here: Heartbreak and High Times in Stand-up Comedy's Golden Era' by William Knoedelseder
    They came from New York, the Midwest, the Southern states, a great exodus of young comics traveling west in search of a few minutes with Johnny Carson. That's all it took to begin the migration: In 1972, "The Tonight Show" moved from New York to Burbank,...