A new collection of short stories by Andrew Lam features surprising Vietnamese-American voices.
“There is no ‘authentic’ culture or neighborhood for these characters…” Hsuan Hsu reviews The Madonnas of Echo Park.
Profiling California Is a Place, the award-winning video series from directors Drea Cooper and Zackary Canepari
Anthony Raynsford charts the history and evolution of architectural education in this review essay of the new collection Design on the Edge
Karen Tei Yamashita’s I Hotel, in a genre all its own somewhere between historical fiction and creative nonfiction, is an inventive attempt to re-present such an era
Michael Ziser examines the notions of visibility and invisibility, and California’s relationship to twentieth-century visual technologies.
Michael Ziser discusses environmental ethics and a new vision of public land, in the context of three books on the topic.
Lynell George discusses how Kevin McCollister’s photos of East LA reveal the conundrum that LA is both destination and dream.
Boom has received praise from the prestigious publication Library Journal.
Michael Ziser discusses the relationship between water and California, in the context of three recent books on the topic.