Dean Kuipers

A photo of Angeles skyline and the author's farm (just to the left of blue truck) from a hilltop in Glassell Park.

Digging the Dirt on an L.A. Farm

The novel coronavirus magnifies everything about nature and the material world, revealing both threat and benefit. So go ahead: start a tray of tomato seedlings in the kitchen window.

Spring 2020 Nonfiction Picks

Complicating the ordinary, letters from home, the arrival of a meteorite, and the disappearance of a son: E.J. Koh, Dinah Lenney, Harry Dodge, and Roman Dial take us into very different, very real worlds with these nonfiction selections. 

Nonfiction Picks for Winter 2020

Intimate and intense, these nonfiction selections are must-reads for 2020. 

Alta California author Nick Neely

In the Footsteps of Portolá

In his new book, Alta California, Nick Neely rediscovers the Golden State one step at a time.