Staff Picks - Amelia
Mr.Urrea did the most charming interview with NPR’s “FRESH AIR”! He has quite the family, which clearly informs this novel. Also, his first favorite book was “The Godfather.” AWESOME!
First of all, the title of this book is absolutely splendid. Apart from that, if you are as riveted as I by the current incarnation of “ACS,” you owe it to yourself to read the first 2/3rds of this book.
Neil Gaiman's mythic tale of a talking tiger teaching a mute princess to speak is one of the most gorgeously illustrated books I've ever seen. Its story is both humorous and heartbreaking -- just lovely.
A physically and emotionally beautiful requiem for the artist's late mother. Extracts from Maman's diaries married with pictures from her life unveil a complicated life and intense relationship with her daughter.
I found Mr. Wilder's memoir to be charming, sincere, and very, very candid. RIP, sir. We shall not see your like again.
The legendary cafeteria is now restored and open for business in DTLA! Clinton himself was a big humanitarian, and quite the badass. The corrupt LA government tried to blow up his house. But he won in the end.