Here’s the full list of our writers, artists, and designers honored by the Los Angeles Press Club.
Explore this extensive collection of books—83 titles in all—by Alta Journal contributors.
Alien invasions, megacorporations, and unlikely heroes populate worlds both different and eerily similar to our own.
Need a second opinion on the arts? These titles consider subjects ranging from architecture to film.
Seven collections that examine the underpinnings of major world events, social movements, and personal milestones of creative giants.
Learn about the psychology of indoor spaces, meet a boy with a rare blood disease, and examine other gripping topics.
A slew of characters navigate everything from crime-infested cities and international borders to suburbia and parallel universes.
Comedic depictions of aging, and cartoons featuring foulmouthed animals pop off the page in these fun titles.
Visit the Mojave Desert, survey the forests of California, and cultivate herbs with these earthy books.
These stories thrust you into guerrilla warfare, romance in Italy, family loss, and various adventures across the West and abroad.
Discover new recipes and gain insight into how food is produced, harvested, and distributed.
Set aside some time to examine the lives of Octavia E. Butler, Cary Grant, and others.
These six titles (and a special spotlight) reconsider the meaning of murder, tragedy, voting—and comedy in ancient Greece.
Unable to fit an actual black bear into his studio, cover artist Michael Schwab found inspiration elsewhere.
The editors of Alta Journal are pleased to announce the winners of our 2021 Noir Story Contest.
Did you take a photo that wraps up 2020 in one image? Submit your work to Alta and you could win an iPhone 12 Pro Max.
Everything you need to know for tonight’s California Book Club.