From steam donkeys to whistle punks, Karl Marlantes’s Deep River is a sweeping tale of Finnish immigrants who felled the forests of the Pacific Northwest at the start of the 20th century.
Take a peek onto the nightstands of Alta's editors—and maybe get a few ideas for your own bedside table reading material.
The Last Black Man in San Francisco wrests lyrical beauty from a tale of gentrification, economic inequality, and homesickness.
Each year, 25,000 visitors flock to the Gamble House, an architectural masterpiece built in 1908.
South Coast Repertory has a knack for birthing influential new work like Vietgone and Poor Yella Rednecks.
"Phantoms", a new novel from Christian Kiefer, exorcises past crimes and confronts current issues against the backdrop of two wars.
Alta editors make our recommendations on a literature website, a true crime podcast, and a quarterly publication straight from the California desert that will become your latest favorites. Trust us.
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