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missile system, the gold coast, kim stanley robinson

Past Meets Future in ‘The Gold Coast’

Kim Stanley Robinson’s novel, the California Book Club selection for November, shapes a fictional 2027 through the fears and concerns of 1988, but its insights resonate still.

Oct 27, 2022
michael connelly

Creating Harry Bosch and Renée Ballard

Crime novelist Michael Connelly discusses the fictional universe of LAPD detectives he continues to chronicle in The Dark Hours, the California Book Club selection for April.

Mar 24, 2022
attica locke makes it look easy in her most recent highway 59 mystery novel, heaven, my home

Highway 59 Revisited

Attica Locke’s new mystery offers a consequential commentary on contemporary politics.

Jan 28, 2020
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