Donna Wares returned to the Los Angeles Times in 2019 to launch the Los Angeles Times Book Club. She has previously served as an editor on the paper’s national desk, state desk and Orange County city desk. Formerly managing editor of the Orange County Register and director of the Spokesman-Review’s Northwest Passages Book Club in Washington state, Wares began her career as a reporter for the Miami Herald. She has written several books and edited “My California: Journeys by Great Writers,” a bestselling anthology that raised more than $100,000 for children’s writing programs in the state.
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