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a-w-hill's picture
Nov.06.2009
A great bookstore is a time machine. You enter at 2 PM for a quick browse and exit after sundown with no sense of time's passage. And great small bookstores, like some wonderful steampunk contraption of brass and jewel, seem to exist perpetually in an imagined Victorian era--the age of books, the...
a-w-hill's picture
Oct.22.2009
L.A. is a prism. And because it's a prism hammered three-hundred thirty-three days a year with blazing, unrelenting white light, where you stand determines which part of its spectrum you'll see. Personally, my favorite angle of view is from five-thousand, eight-hundred feet above, atop the recently...