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Books bound in human skin? A UCLA librarian on why you'll want to read about them
In "Dark Archives," UCLA's Megan Rosenbloom unfurls the surprisingly fascinating, compelling and (sometimes) cheerful history of rare books made of skin.
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Column: America's oldest children's bookstore is struggling in the pandemic. But there's hope
Jimmy Fallon, local authors and devoted regulars are rallying to help Once Upon a Time in Montrose — the country's oldest kids' bookstore — survive the pandemic that has destroyed so many small businesses.
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What Barack Obama's memoir reveals about his long battle for healthcare reform
In an excerpt from his upcoming memoir published by the New Yorker, former President Barack Obama recalls the long battle for healthcare reform.
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How to watch this week's Festival of Books with Natalie Portman, Maria Hinojosa and Marlon James
This week's lineup in the virtual Festival of Books 2020 features conversations with Natalie Portman, Kevin Kwan, Marlon James and Maria Hinojosa.
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