Novelist and associate professor at the University of San Francisco
In talking about his new novel, David Vann tells us how the characters were born of staring for hours at different delicate fish until they revealed who he was supposed to write about.
Apr. 16, 2015from Bookworm
Caribu Island (Harper Collins)
David Vann builds his first novel out of dire materials: his father took his own life, and his stepmother's parents died in a murder/suicide...
Jan. 13, 2011from Bookworm
Every divorce story is a marriage story, but every movie about divorce is not on the level of Noah Baumbach's "Marriage Story."
Nov. 8from Film Reviews
Dozens of fired employees protested in front of the now-shuttered Marciano Art Foundation on Friday.
Nov. 8from KCRW Features
What moves the rods of a water dowser? Is it magic, science or imagination?
Oct. 30from Here Be Monsters
The city of LA is launching a design competition to design a new streetlight.
Nov. 19from Design and Architecture
Jeanette Winterson’s Frankissstein: A Love Story is about time travel and body travel.
Nov. 14from Bookworm
Thousands of residents in and around Simi Valley were forced to flee their homes after the Easy Fire sparked early Wednesday morning.
Oct. 30from Greater LA
One nonprofit in Santa Monica is teaching under-resourced kids how to play mariachi music, plus Spanish language and Mexican culture. One student has gone on to play with the LA Phil.
Nov. 4from Greater LA
Peter Jackson generated whole worlds for his ‘Lord of the Rings’ and ‘Hobbit’ trilogies.
Nov. 15from The Business
In part two of our interview with Damon Lindelof, he and Kim Masters have a heart to heart about ‘The Hunt.’
Nov. 8from The Business