Photo from upstairs at The Last Bookstore, at 5th Street and Spring in Downtown. LA Observed photos.
More by Kevin Roderick:NFL back in thrall with Dodger Stadium's open spaces?
Tunnel of books
Watch Al Martinez's column to learn about growing old
Noguez can't afford bail, stays in jail
Obama dropping in Wednesday to do Leno
Recent Books stories on LA Observed:Tunnel of books
Bring me the head of Paul McCartney
Revisiting the Garden of Allah
Catherine Davis, the landlady slain by actor, was a 'Hollywood legend'
Hometown-Pasadena sold by Prospect Park Books
Previous story: Watch Al Martinez's column to learn about growing old
New at LA Observed
Follow us on Twitter
On the Media Page
Go to Media
LA Biz Observed
Go to LA Biz Observed
Sign up for daily email from LA Observed