Lisbeth Salander, meet David Fincher
Ziman's first novel, The Gray Zone, published by Greenleaf Book Group Press in June 2011. Local author Daphna Edwards Ziman garnered a lot of attention for socially aware novel The Gray Zone, which chronicled the fate of kids put in the American foster care system via a fast-paced thriller o ... More >>
Flickr/Lauren Manning In which we highlight the past week in food, either at home or abroad. "The words 'authentic,' 'New York' and 'pizza' in conjunction mean nothing but trouble around here." Ask Mr. Gold: Filling the New York-style Pizza Vacuum. "Instead of the usual long, dry, and oft ... More >>
We don't want to get a rep as The Girl Who Hates Gastropubs (one of the lesser Stieg Larsson novels), but with so many new restaurants using the term to tart up overpriced, mediocre food, we're not going to fight it. Culver City is Ground Zero for this precise sort of gentrification: the neighborh ... More >>
Flickr/GoodSquadSarah This just in from the "humanity isn't as screwed as we think" department: people read books. A new USC Dornsife College/Los Angeles Times Poll says 80 percent of Californians surveyed have read at least one book in the last month, and 40 percent have read three. Here at ... More >>
Trent Reznor Says Rage Against The Machine Collaboration "Out There"
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