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California Fiction     View
Database of works of adult fiction that take place in California. Each entry includes a plot summary, locale(s), decade(s) in which the story takes place, subject headings, author, title, and publisher. From the Los Angeles Public Library (LAPL).

Valley Writers Read     View
Archive of radio shows featuring writers from California's San Joaquin Valley reading from their works of literary fiction. Archived audio from the show goes back to 2006. From Valley Public Radio.

Fact and Fiction in the Mother Load: The Legend of Joaquin Murieta     View
Background about the California Mother Lode's legendary bandit Joaquin Murieta. "In 1854, a San Francisco journalist who wrote under the pen-name 'Yellow Bird,' published a sensational and highly fictional account of the life of Joaquin Murieta, ...

Story Hour in the Library     View
Website for a reading series featuring video of interviews and readings with distinguished prose writers from the San Francisco Bay Area. Includes a January 2008 interview of Oakley Hall (who "has authored more than twenty works," including ...

Leo Politi Centennial     View
Website for the 2008 centennial celebration of the birth of California artist Leo Politi, known for writing and illustrating books about children in Southern California and Los Angeles neighborhoods such as Chinatown and around Olvera Street. His ...     View
This site "is an independent online publication dedicated to the proposition that California's often fragmented literary scene, its authors, publishers, booksellers and readers, deserve a voice of their own." It features information about n ... Books     View
In addition to book reviews, this site contains news about bookstores and other literary happenings in the San Francisco area, listings for author readings and book signings in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond, and podcasts and columns. From the ...

UCR Libraries' Author Series     View
Material from this series of author appearances held during the school year at the Tom??s Rivera Library, University of California, Riverside. Features a schedule of upcoming author talks and links to schedules for previous years (back to 2002-2003) ...

Ink Spots     View
This article describes five of the most significant literary landmarks in Northern California: Jack London's Wolf House, Robinson Jeffers' Tor House, Eugene O'Neill's Tao House, Doc Ricketts' Lab (John Steinbeck), and City Lights bookstore (the natio ...

Los Angeles Times: Books & Talks     View
Book reviews, bestseller lists, and literary news for the Los Angeles area and beyond. Includes listings for book events, lectures, and signings in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Ventura counties. From the website for the Los Ang ...



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