The Southland author manages to include some of our favorites among her picks for best new books about California and the West.
The Sellout author reveals which 2013 book sent him down a YouTube rabbit hole.
The next guest of Alta’s California Book Club is a fan of Dashiell Hammett, Ross Macdonald, and Raymond Chandler.
In Devil in a Blue Dress and dozens of other books, the author is driven by a sense of confronting injustice.
The California Book Club panelist praises the writings of Joan Didion, Armistead Maupin, Walter Mosley, and Wendy C. Ortiz.
The author of Alta’s California Book Club November pick shares her journey.
The California Book Club panelist admires the works of Joan Didion, Dana Johnson, and Octavia E. Butler.
Ten titles that pair well with Reyna Grande’s memoir The Distance Between Us.
The Distance Between Us author has also written a sequel to her memoir—and two novels.
The California Book Club panelist looks for works that beautifully relate the struggles of so many in the state.
What the author of The Distance Between Us endured is a reflection of U.S.-Mexican border history.
The author of How Much of These Hills Is Gold joins John Freeman for the first meeting of the monthly club.
C Pam Zhang has been recognized with yet another honor.
Distance gave C Pam Zhang the freedom she needed to bring her novel to light.
The story lends some historical context to C Pam Zhang’s novel.
The California Book Club panelist celebrates the work of Wanda Coleman, Tommy Orange, and Octavia E. Butler.