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
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
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
“Dolittle” is the latest in a long, undistinguished line of movies about the veterinarian who can talk to animals.
Jan. 17from Film Reviews
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are stepping back from the British Royal Family. Will they become new Hollywood royalty?
Jan. 14from Design and Architecture
With the start of a new year and a new decade, there’s been a lot of reflecting on the last 10 years and prognosticating about the next.
Jan. 9from Design and Architecture
Remember Cross Colours? The LA-based urban streetwear line was a hit in the early 90s, with bright, bold designs and uplifting messages about unity.
Jan. 21from Design and Architecture
With the jury set, the Harvey Weinstein trial is underway in New York, and the first few days have provided some dramatic and emotional testimony, especially from actress and alleged…
Jan. 24from Hollywood Breakdown
If you watched the Golden Globes this year, you may have noticed a lot of speeches got bleeped.
Jan. 21from Screengrab
When filmmaker Lulu Wang set out to write and direct a personal movie based on a real-life family saga, she had a clear vision for an American film, largely set in China, mostly in…
Jan. 3from The Business
The Santa Barbara International Film Festival features one foreign language film directed and produced by UCSB students. “ Mother of Chernobyl ” is a fictional tale about…
Jan. 17from KCRW Features
Angelenos can reduce their carbon footprints by composting, but finding a place to do that is tough.
Jan. 15from Greater LA