Paperback L.A. Book 2

Paperback L.A. Book 2

A Casual Anthology: Studios, Salesmen, Shrines, Surfspots

Paperback L.A.

Edited by Susan LaTempa

Contributions by Ray Bradbury, Naomi Hirahara, Gina B. Nahai and Chester Himes

Published by: Prospect Park Books

Imprint: Prospect Park Books

152 Pages, 6.50 x 9.25 in, Color and B&W photosgraphs

  • Paperback
  • 9781945551376
  • Published: October 2018


Paperback L.A. Book 2 continues the engaging "Casual Anthology" series with genre-crossing writing gems, vibrant photo essays, and more. Memoirs, magazine articles, and magic realism all make an appearance. Contributors include Baby Peggy on Holly wood, Ray Bradbury on Venice Beach, Karen Tei Yamashita on freeways, Preston Lerner on auto racing, Naomi Hirahara on Terminal Island, Gina B. Nahai on the Persian Jewish diaspora, Ann Summa on urban cyclists, and Hartmut Walter on shorebirds.

Editor Susan LaTempa has worked at L.A. Style, West Coast Plays, Westways, the Los Angeles Times, and beyond.