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

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

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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

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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)

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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

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Reading by Moonlight with David Kipen – November 2014

Just in time for the full beaver moon, it’s the third monthly installment of Reading by Moonlight, David Kipen’s roundup of bibliocentric events.

In this month’s installment, David discusses LA writer John Fante and his novel ‘Ask the Dust’, ‘Moby Dick’ in Venice Beach synchronized with the annual whale migration, the 50th anniversary of Henry Miller’s obscenity trial for ‘Tropic of Cancer’, and more.

Reading by Moonlight with David Kipen - November 2014

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

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Reading by Moonlight with David Kipen – August 8, 2014

Reading by Moonlight with David Kipen - August-4-2014

If you missed the first installment of Reading by Moonlight with David Kipen when it originally aired on August 8th, we’ve got you covered.

From the KPCC website:

“Our regular book critic and literary contributor David Kipen joins us once in a full moon for his roundup of bibliocentric events: Reading by Moonlight.

He’s the founder of the lending library, Libros Schmibros, in Boyle Heights, which celebrates its fourth birthday Aug. 10.

This lunar cycle Kipen recommends:

  • Midnight release party for Haruki Murakami’s new novel, “Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage,” at Skylight Books in Los Feliz
  • Leonard Maltin’s 2014 Movie Guide, releases September 3
  • August 26 centennial birthday for Argentine writer Julio Cortázar”

 

Read the full article here  |  Listen here:  Reading by Moonlight – Take Two – KPCC – August 8, 2014

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Reading by Moonlight with David Kipen

Just in time for the full harvest moon, it’s the second monthly installment of Reading by Moonlight, David Kipen’s roundup of bibliocentric events.  In this month’s installment, David discusses ‘Los Angeles Boulevard’, Nobel Prize and 10 most influential books.

David Kipen - Los Angeles Boulevard - Reading by Moonlight

David Kipen & Libros Schmibros

Read the full article here  |  Listen here:  Reading by Moonlight – Take Two – KPCC – September 8, 2014

Listen to the first installment which originally aired on August 8th 2014, view the Take Two webpage or view David Kipen‘s full archive on the KPCC website.