I guess the lede from Friday night's Los Angeles Times Book Prize ceremony is that Jennifer Egan and "A Visit From the Goon Squad" won in fiction over Jonathan Franzen's "Freedom."
LA Observed archive
for April 2011
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Real game of thronesSteve Harvey's latest Only in LA column.
Bad police shootingGardena police release video sought by the LAT Times, AP and Bloomberg.
Chinese food in LA"For Chinese food there's no place in the United States like Southern California," New York Times columnist Mark Bittman says.
Wine and jazzMichael Datcher and his daughter Harlem enjoy Kamasi Washington and the West Coast Get Down at Hollywood and Highland. Iris Schneider photos