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Ryan La Sala and his debut novel, Reverie
Daryl M., February 13, 2020

Ryan La Sala grew up in Connecticut, but only physically.

Collage of books
Lupita Leyva, February 06, 2020

In recent days, the literary world has been rocked by controversy.

Chris McCormick and his latest book, The Gimmicks
Daryl M., January 30, 2020

Chris McCormick is the author of a collection of stories, Desert Boys, winner of the 2017 Stonewall Book Award.

Kobe Bryant reads a book with The Last Bookstore's book tunnel in the background
Keith Kesler, January 28, 2020

Kobe Bryant’s post-basketball life was dedicated to inspiring young people through storytelling.

colorful logo for LA Made with photos of the performers
Tina Lerno, January 23, 2020

Get ready, we're preparing to launch Season 5 of the LA Made cultural programming series on February 15, 2020 with a return of the ever-popular Strong Words storytelling event!

Tochi Onyebuchi and his adult fiction debut novel, Riot Baby
Daryl M., January 16, 2020

Tochi Onyebuchi is the author of the young adult novel Beasts Made of Night, which won the Ilube Nommo Award for Best Speculative Fiction Novel by an African, its sequel,

Paul Krueger and his new book, Steel Crow Saga
Daryl M., December 26, 2019

Paul Krueger is a Filipino-American author and a lapsed Chicagoan who may now be found literally herding cats in Los Angeles.

3 new book covers
Daryl M., December 18, 2019

Season’s Readings everyone. 2019 has been quite a year in terms of fiction and non-fiction titles. I’ve had the opportunity to read some truly remarkable books over this past year.

Jenn Bailey reading her book, A Friend for Henry
Keith Kesler, December 17, 2019

Jenn Bailey has won blue ribbons for pie baking, roamed Australia as the still photographer for Continuum, and made it to the Top 40 in the Lego Master Builder competition. Bailey has her MFA in writing for children and young adults from the Vermont College of Fine Arts.

Nicholas Meyer and his latest novel, The Adventure of the Peculiar Protocols
Daryl M., December 05, 2019

Nicholas Meyer is an award-winning author, screenwriter and director. His body of creative work in publishing, film and television spans more than five decades.