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In honor of BritWeek, a festival of all things UK in LA, Native Intelligence interviews British residents of Los Angeles. Today, author and musician, Anthony Russell, discusses his memoir Outrageous Fortune and his favorite L.A. spots.
Come by and chat at the Angel City Press booth between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Plus: Tonight's winners of the LA Times Book Prizes.
Channel 4's investigation of tour bus accidents and Lawrence Wright's "Going Clear" are cited by the judges, as well as an investigation into LA-area rehab scams. Details inside.
"Rewire: Digital Cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection" is in the view of the judges 2013’s most illuminating and compelling nonfiction book about community and human connectedness.
The mystery bookstore at 1118 Mission Street will close at the end of April after 24 years. Owners Mary Riley and Barry Martin are retiring.
On a nice day, in a small town, the customers never stopped coming in. Bart's provides everything that the failed book chains never figured out. Including sunshine.
The American Ballet Theater soloist we wrote about here the other day will speak Thursday night at Bergamot Station.
Misty Copeland, the only black female soloist dancing with the American Ballet Theater, will be back home in Los Angeles this week talking about her new memoir. The book explores her rise from a vagabond childhood to stature in the ballet world, where she found a surrogate family.
This farewell note went out to the Los Angeles Times newsroom today from former staff writer Sam Quinones. He's off to freelance and write books, most immediately about America's new upper middle class heroin epidemic.
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