Books & Culture Editor at the LA Times
1970 Britnoir crime novel 'Get Carter' has been reissued--to be read aloud in style of Steve Coogan as Michael Caine lat.ms/1w3I4TL
RT @LailaLalami: So little has changed about human nature—its violence, especially—that writing historical fiction is much like writing about the present.
RT @SimonRetromania: now online my essay Worth Their Wait for debut Pitchfork Review on UK music press of 70s / 80s, NME, MM, Sounds, etc bit.ly/1A1REqT
RT @KathViner: How fantastic... Booker Prize winner Eleanor Catton sets up grant to give writers 'time to read' gu.com/p/4x7nc/tw
Heartfelt tributes to Charles Bowden from @Urrealism & @tomzoellner lat.ms/1q3yLmr
RT @carynjames: Totally fabulous! RT @carmitstead Is this not the most fabulous project? London's book benches–readers' photos gu.com/p/4v95v/tw
RT @TobarWriter: For Labor Day, my appreciation of the unheralded laborers of the literary world fw.to/cG4I85k
@mattdpearce I was thinking it might be crowded on that balcony this wknd. Or is everyone at the office trying to get away from the music?
I am seeing sad news that Charles Bowden--author, journalist, great chronicler of the West-- has passed away. tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archi…
@judyberman At least it's a good excuse to put your feet up. (I seem to sprain mine every few years.)
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