Agatha French is a former staff writer in books at the Los Angeles Times. She has worked as an editor for a number of literary journals and magazines, including the Los Angeles Review of Books. She holds an MFA in creative writing from Bennington College. Born and raised in California, she has lived on Vancouver Island, British Columbia; St. Andrews, Scotland; Boulder, Colorado; Cambridge, Massachusetts; and the west and east sides of L.A.
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It’s over. The beach day is done.
July 5, 2019
Looking for great book events to get your brain going?
June 21, 2019
June gloom is excellent reading weather, but the local literary scene makes a great case for venturing out.
June 7, 2019
“When you’re living your life, it doesn’t feel like a story.
April 13, 2018
Edward Lee may be a multi-year James Beard Award nominee and “Top Chef” competitor, but the subjects of his new book, “Buttermilk Graffiti: A Chef’s Journey to Discover America’s New Melting-Pot Cuisine,” aren’t culinary celebrities; they’re the family restaurant owners and home cooks that he met while while eating his way across the country.
April 13, 2018
“I’m an inherent optimist,” says earthquake expert Lucy Jones.
April 11, 2018
“Writing is very much like acting,” said Sean Penn from the stage during his sold-out event Monday night in Los Angeles, where he discussed his debut novel, “Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff.”
April 3, 2018
Chelsey Johnson still suffers from punk damage. Just ask Carrie Brownstein.
March 30, 2018