When Chef Josh Niland was diagnosed at age eight with Wilms’ Tumor, a form of childhood cancer affecting the kidneys, he spent countless days in treatment and at home, where he got…
Jan. 25from Good Food
Latinx writers and critics are speaking out against Jeanine Cummins' new book American Dirt, calling its depiction of the migrant experience inauthentic and harmful. We asked Cummins to respond.
Jan. 24from NPR
Daniel Mendelsohn’s Ecstasy and Terror: From the Greeks to Game of Thrones is an uncommon collection of essays that intertwine the personal with the intellectual and critical.
Jan. 23from Bookworm
Poet Bridgette Bianca recently performed at Hilltop Coffee + Kitchen in South LA.
Jan. 21from Greater LA
Jonathan Blum wrote characters with open destinies, in stories with open endings, for his new book of short stories, The Usual Uncertainties.
Jan. 16from Bookworm
The United States has been fighting the War on Drugs ever since President Nixon declared warfare in 1971.
Jan. 15from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Ben Lerner’s Leaving the Atocha Station and 10:04 find their synthesis in The Topeka School , the third in his Hegelian trilogy.
Jan. 9from Bookworm
Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall is a Canadian journalist who traveled to 35 countries over a decade trying every hangover remedy he could find.
Jan. 3from Good Food
Chani Nicholas says she wrote “You Were Born For This: Astrology for Radical Self-Acceptance” to demystify and disrupt the system.
Jan. 3from KCRW Features
In André Aciman’s Find Me, strokes of luck are destiny.
Jan. 2from Bookworm
The Black Sea is full of mystery and wonder. Bordered by countries like Turkey, Bulgaria, and the Ukraine, the inland sea sits at the nexus of Asia Minor and Europe.
Dec. 28from Good Food
On average, each American produces 133 lbs. of food waste each year while 40% of food in this country goes uneaten.
Michael Silverblatt, host of KCRW’s “Bookworm,” says 2019 was a good year for books. He shares three of his favorite books.
Dec. 23from Greater LA
Dec. 23from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Again Deborah Eisenberg demonstrates herself as a masterful and electric writer, in her new collection of seven stories, Your Duck Is My Duck .
Dec. 20from Bookworm
Adina Hoffman’s "Ben Hecht: Fighting Words, Moving Pictures" is about a man of multitudes.
Dec. 19from Bookworm
Louisa May Alcott wrote “Little Women” more than 150 years ago, and since then, the novel has been adapted into TV shows, a musical, a play, and seven movies.
Dec. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Dec. 18from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Chris Ware’s Rusty Brown depicts life the way it is: jam packed with details, the closer you look the ever more there is.
Dec. 12from Bookworm
When Mark Padoongpatt was first asked to write a book about Thai food in America, he wasn’t interested.
Dec. 7from Good Food