Los Angeles Books
|The City: Los Angeles and Urban Theory at the End of the Twentieth Century|
by Allen J. Scott (Preface), Edward W. Soja (Preface)
Essays examining LA's urban planning, architecture, geography, and sociology.
by Tim Street-Porter
Shows off the land and scenes of LA in photographs.
|Ecology of Fear: Los Angeles and the Imagination of Disaster|
by Mike Davis
Examines the conflux of the urban, natural, imaginative, and political in LA. See book notes.
|City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles|
by Mike Davis
Traces LA's history from the 1840's Spanish farms to the 1992 riots.
|Afoot and Afield in Los Angeles|
by Jerry Schad
Humans actually walk in LA? Yes--this book shows 192 hikes described in detail with trips organized into specific areas. Illustrated; detailed maps.
|Resident Tourist: Los Angeles|
by Kelly Mayfield, Chuck Mindenhall, Aaron M. Fontana
The LA beyond the Tar Pits and Hollywood sign.
|Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992|
by Anna Deavere Smith
Words of the people who experienced the Los Angeles riots of 1992.
|Paul Jasmin: Lost Angeles|
by Paul Jasmin, Bruce Weber, Sofia Coppola
Photographs by Paul Jasmin of people in LA. Essays by Bruce Weber and Sofia Coppola.
|The Whole Equation: A History of Hollywood|
by David Thomson
Covers film, filmmakers, culture, and gossip that make up the history of the town synonymous with movies.
Los Angeles Movies
|L.A. Story (1991)|
Starring: Steve Martin, Victoria Tennant, et al. Director: Mick Jackson (II)
|True Blue: The Dramatic History of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Told by the Men Who Lived It|
by Steve Delsohn
|Los Angeles Lakers NBA Champions|
Starring: Los Angeles Lakers, et al.