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August 27, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library
August 27, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library
David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, August 30, 2017

Mrs. Fletcher by Tom Perrotta is the new #1 on the Los Angeles Times Hardcover Fiction Bestseller List, while Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil Degrasse Tyson returns to the top of...

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April 30, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

April 30, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Sunday, April 30, 2017

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders remains at #1 on the Los Angeles Times Fict


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April is Stress Awareness Month

Social Science, Philosophy and Religion Department, Central Library, Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Stress is everywhere. There is no getting away from it, especially here in Los Angeles. So what is stress? Here are a couple of definitions culled from some of our reference sources:


April 23, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

April 23, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders remains at #1 on the Los Angeles Times Fict


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April is Financial Literacy Month

Richard Kraus, Librarian III, Business Department, Wednesday, April 19, 2017

April has been designated by annual congressional resolutions since April 2004 as “Financial Literacy Month” to “raise pub


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Baseball Poetry

Christa Deitrick, Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Friday, April 14, 2017

April is National Poetry Month, and it's also the month that Major League Baseball kicks off a brand-new season.


April 9, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

April 16, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders returns to #1 on the Los Angeles Times Fict


Read it First! Film adaptations headed to theatres near you.

Read it First! Film adaptations headed to theatres near you. April 2017 edition

Elizabeth Graney, Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Thursday, April 6, 2017

If you've heard it once, you've heard it a million times—the book was better! There's nothing like debating the differences between a favorite book and its translation to the screen.


April 2, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

April 2, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Wednesday, April 5, 2017

After a week out of the top spot, Hillbilly Elegy by J. D.


Ruth Crawford Seeger (1901-1953)

Ruth Crawford Seeger: Musical Ultra-Modernist and Folklorist

Alan Westby, Librarian, Art, Music & Recreation Department, Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Ruth Crawford Seeger (1901-1953) is widely recognized both as the most important American woman composer of the Twentieth Century, and as a major figure in the study and preservation of American folk music.


March 26, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

March 26, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders retains the top spot

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