Becoming Ms. Burton – Becoming Me

By Vivian D. Nixon “I told the judge I needed help. A police officer had run over my five-year-old son …

Alexander Woollcott’s Memorial of Father Francis Duffy of New York’s 69th Regiment

By John Romano  This piece was written by Alexander Woollcott, New Yorker drama critic and Algonquin wit, one night in …

10 Ways to Celebrate Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

By Sarah Maugaotega Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month was first celebrated in May of 1990. Since then, the achievements and contributions …

An Evening with Mary Gaitskill and the Los Angeles Review of Books

By Sophie Browner Two weekends ago, the Los Angeles Review of Books hosted Mary Gaitskill at Editor-in-Chief Tom Lutz’s home …

Shedding the Light — The House in Scardale: A Memoir for the Stage

By Dinah Lenney “I’ve been trying to write about my family. Our family. Like it’s a mystery, which it is …

An Evening With Granta’s Best Young American Novelists

Dearest supporters, readers, and friends: The Los Angeles Review of Books and Granta invite you to cocktails and conversation with a selection of …

How LitFest Pasadena Got Rolling

By Jervey Tervalon, Literary Director of LitFest Pasadena LitFest Pasadena came into being because I used to go to the Squaw …