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    November 16, 2021

    The Sentence

    Louise Erdrich

    In her stunning and timely new novel, Louise Erdrich creates a wickedly funny ghost story, a tale of passion, of…

    December 2, 2021

    ALOUD Cooks

    Curated by Leslie Jonath

    Food connects us to our past, to our family, our communities and to each other. As we reflect on the…

    January 19, 2022

    Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival & Hope in an American City

    Andrea Elliott

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Andrea Elliott shares an unforgettable story of a girl whose indomitable spirit is tested by homelessness, poverty,…

    November 9, 2021

    The Matter of Black Lives:
    Writing from The New Yorker

    Jelani Cobb

    Historian and writer Jelani Cobb present a collection of The New Yorker‘s groundbreaking writing on race in America, from stories…

    September 29, 2021

    Lost & Found at the Movies:
    Into Great Silents

    John Nein

    For as long as there’s been a movie industry, there have been filmmakers compelled to work outside of it. In…

    May 5, 2021

    My Time Will Come:
    A Memoir of Crime, Punishment, Hope, and Redemption

    Ian Manuel

    “Ian is magic. His story is difficult and heartbreaking, but he takes us places we need to go to understand…

    April 16, 2021

    Lost & Found at the Movies:
    New Suns

    John Nein

    “There is nothing new under the sun, but there are new suns.” Octavia E. Butler Fifteen years after her death, Octavia…

    April 12, 2021

    The Committed

    Viet Thanh Nguyen

    In a highly anticipated sequel to the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Sympathizer, Viet Thanh Nguyen returns with an exhilarating spy…

    January 28, 2021

    Lift Every Voice: Why African American Poetry Matters

    Kevin Young

    As part of Lift Every Voice: Why African American Poetry Matters, the Library Foundation of Los Angeles joins the nationwide…

    January 23, 2021

    Lost and Found at the Movies: Rebels and Revolutionaries

    Haifaa Al-Mansour, Billy Woodberry, Grace Lee, and Mo Perkins

    Amid this unprecedented moment of protest and uprising, Lost & Found reflects on stories of cinematic revolt. Cinema itself has…