Tommy Orange’s dazzling debut novel, “There There,” explores the lives of native Americans in Oakland. T.J. Stiles reviews this hotly-anticipated read.
With the re-release of "Black Swans: Stories" Los Angeles author and artist Eve Babitz is reestablished as a major West Coast literary icon.
Warren Hinckle's editor at the San Francisco Examiner takes us into the newsroom on a "wacko" night with the infamous muckraker — and reviews two Hinckle books in the process.
‘Sticky Fingers,’ a new biography of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone magazine, gets the sordid details right but misses the big picture.
Cari Beauchamp's "My First Time in Hollywood" is an anthology of annotated recollections culled from 42 pioneers in the early days of the movies.
It may seem like overstatement to call Gina Berriault’s “Women in Their Beds” a masterpiece, but that’s what it is.
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