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ISBN-10: 1945551682
ISBN-13: 9781945551680
Publisher: Prospect Park Books
Publish Date: 03/10/2020
Dimensions: 9.10" L, 8.60" W, 0.80" H

Read Me, Los Angeles: Exploring L.A.’s Book Culture

Hardcover

Price: $35.00

Overview

A colorful, lively, and informed celebration of all things bookish in L.A. past and present, including interviews with current L.A. writers; day trips in search of favorite fictional characters, from Marlowe to Weetzie Bat; author quotes galore; curated lists of the must-read L.A. books; a look at where writers have lived and worked in the City of Angels; and insight into the city’s book festivals, bookstores, publishers, literacy nonprofits, libraries, and more. Rich with photographs, book images, and vintage maps.

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One of Smithsonian's "Ten New Travel Books to Read When You're Stuck at Home"

A reference guide that is deserving of a spot on the bookshelf of any bookworm."
Smithsonian

"A chatty guide to literary tourism in the city, but it has surprising depth...While Read Me is a light romp, it has the potential to open new doors to familiar territory."
Alta magazine

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ISBN-10: 1945551682
ISBN-13: 9781945551680
Publisher: Prospect Park Books
Publish Date: 03/10/2020
Dimensions: 9.10" L, 8.60" W, 0.80" H
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