David L. Ulin

David L. Ulin is the former book critic of the Los Angeles Times. A 2015 Guggenheim Fellow, he is the author or editor of nine books, including "Sidewalking: Coming to Terms with Los Angeles," the novella "Labyrinth," “The Lost Art of Reading: Why Books Matter in a Distracted Time” and the Library of America’s “Writing Los Angeles: A Literary Anthology,” which won a California Book Award. He left The Times in 2015.
Kathryn Scanlan remixes a found diary and T Fleischmann deconstructs a memoir

Two books blur the boundaries between memoir, poetry and prose: T Fleischmann's “Time is the Thing a Body Moves Through” and Kathryn Scanlan's “Aug 9 — Fog."

  • Op-Ed
Union Station is a beloved L.A. landmark, but don’t forget its troubled history

The narratives of Los Angeles meet in a masterpiece of architecture that exemplifies civic pride and civic embarrassment.