From the time we first learn to read, we are steered towards “the classics.” FromThe Velveteen Rabbit to War and Peace, these novels are touted as enlightening, world expanding, and, sometimes, enjoyable reads. But what, exactly, is a “classic” novel?
Disconnect from technology and the busy life in Los Angeles for a few minutes as you explore the world of short stories. Los Angeles Public Library invites you to visit Central Library to pick-up a short story, freshly printed from our Short Story Dispenser. On the go? no problem.
On January 19, the Mystery Writers of America announced the nominees for the 2018 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2017. The Edgar Awards will be presented to the winners on April 26, 2018 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New Y
In Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Between The World and Me Atlantic Magazine journalist Coates writes the book in the form of a letter to his 15-year-old son, preparing him for the reality of entering into adulthood as a black man