Pass the Zantac: Why Nathanael West (Still) Gives Angelenos Heartburn

Palak Patel reviews the Los Angeles classic "The Day of the Locust" by Nathanael West.

Fantasy Lands: Black Panther and Call Me By Your Name

Jonathan Alexander discusses the fantastical elements of "Black Panther" and "Call Me By Your Name."

Improv Nation: Yes, And No

John Schneider reviews Sam Wasson's "Improv Nation: How We Made a Great American Art."

Obsession and Tragedy in Michelle McNamara’s I’ll Be Gone in the Dark

Sara Century reviews "I'll Be Gone in the Dark" by Michelle McNamara.

Regendering Strong: Life After Rugby by Eileen G’Sell

JoAnna Novak reviews Eileen G'Sell's poetry collection "Life After Rugby."

Fatih Akin’s In the Fade Provides Revenge Without Redemption

Zoë Hu reviews Fatih Akin's revenge film "In the Fade," starring Diane Kruger.

“You Were Always My Hero”: Magical Realism in Guillermo del Toro’s Trollhunters

Niv M. Sultan reviews Guillermo del Toro's animated show "Trollhunters."