Reading by Moonlight – January 2016

All about L A - Reading by Moonlight - January 2016

This month, Reading by Moonlight is all about L A

This month, it’s all about L. A.  In the January 2016 episode of Reading by Moonlight, David Kipen discusses new non-fiction, either about Los Angeles or by writers with roots in Los Angeles.

This months literary picks:

  • Eternity Street: Violence and Justice in Frontier Los Angeles by John Mack Faragher
  • I Heart Obama by Erin Aubry Kaplan
  • Breakthrough: The Making of the America’s First Woman President by Nancy L. Cohen
David Kipen - Founder of Libros Schmibros Lending Library in Boyle Heights

David Kipen, founder of Libros Schmibros Lending Library in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles

Upcoming literary events:

There are some great events for aspiring writers at UC Riverside later this week.  Including a talk by Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrara, February 2nd at 7 PM.  Details here.

Want more?

Read the full article on the SCPR website or listen to an excerpt from the original Take Two segment, which aired on KPCC.

Reading By Moonlight – Nov 2015

David Kipen dishes the good reads for Reading by Moonlight November 2015

Listen here:  Reading by Moonlight – November 2015 – Take Two

If you’re looking for something to read when you’re chowing down on those Thanksgiving leftovers, David Kipen of the Libros Schmibros Lending Library has these recommendations:

— This content originally appeared on SCPR.org

Reading by Moonlight – October 2015

…It’s time for our favorite segment on books we call Reading by Moonlight.

David Kipen of the Libros Schmibros Lending Library in Boyle Heights dropped by to talk about all this and more.

Boo, no audio! - Reading by Moonlight - October 2015No audio this month.

This content originally appeared on KPCC.  View this episode on SCPR.org

Reading by Moonlight with David Kipen – March 2015

Take Two’s book critic David Kipen, founder of Libros Schmibros, joins the show with his list of literary highlights for the coming month:

Into the Beautiful North  - Urrea

Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea

— from KPCC / SCPR.org

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Read the full article here  |  Listen here:  Reading by Moonlight – Take Two – March 2015

 View David Kipen‘s full archive on the KPCC website or view the Take Two webpage.

Photo courtesy of The Big Read

Reading by Moonlight with David Kipen – February 2015

In this month’s installment, the new novel by Los Angeles novelist and screenwriter Seth Greenland, “I Regret Everything” is one of David’s picks for February.

I Regret Everything - Seth Greenland

David also discusses: the literature of the Inland Empire, and upcoming literary and cultural events.

Read the full article here  |  Listen here:  Reading by Moonlight – Take Two – February 2015

 View David Kipen‘s full archive on the KPCC website or view the Take Two webpage.

Reading by Moonlight with David Kipen – January 2015

Just in time for the Full Wolf Moon, it’s time for another installment of Reading by Moonlight, David Kipen’s roundup of bibliocentric events.

This month, David highlights a slew of upcoming LA-related book releases from a biography of author and screenwriter Dalton Trumbo to the new book from LA Times’ Homicide Report blogger, Jill Leovy.

 

Dalton Trumbo and wife Cleo at his 1947 HUAC hearing

Read the full article here  |  Listen here:  Reading by Moonlight – Take Two – January 2015
(Reading by Moonlight starts around 31:00)

 View David Kipen‘s full archive on the KPCC website or view the Take Two webpage.

 

This content originally appeared on KPCC, SCPR and Take Two.

Reading by Moonlight with David Kipen – December 2014

Just in time for the Full Cold Moon, Reading by Moonlight, David Kipen’s monthly wrap up of California-inspired literary news.  In this month’s installment, David discusses ‘Earthquakes! Mudslides! Fires! and Riots,’ CA portraits, LA’s on the map and recommends great gifts for bibliophiles.

 

David Kipen - portrait by Don Bachardy

David Kipen – portrait by Don Bachardy

Read the full article here  |  Listen here:  Reading by Moonlight – Take Two – November 6, 2014

 View David Kipen‘s full archive on the KPCC website or view the Take Two webpage.