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Resident takes Young Adult genre by storm in ‘Dangerous Year’

Resident takes Young Adult genre by storm in ‘Dangerous Year’

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

As the October issue of the Larchmont Chronicle goes to press, first-time author and Brookside resident Kes Trester’s soon-to-be-released Young Adult (YA) novel, “A Dangerous Year,” is already racking up positive reviews. “This is our new Gossip Girl, guys. We can feel it,” raves HelloGiggles.com. “You’ll devour this clever and dangerously good plot. We guarantee […]

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Authors on Larchmont

Authors on Larchmont

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Crime scene yellow tape was in evidence for the Chevalier’s Books discussion of  the new story collection, “The Highway Kind: Tales of Fast Cars, Desperate Drivers and Dark Roads,” Nov. 15. The collection of original stories hail from acclaimed crime writers, including Michael Connelly, Ben H. Winters, Gary Phillips and Sara Gran. They discussed  the […]

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Book club keeps indie bookstore spirit alive

Book club keeps indie bookstore spirit alive

| October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Having an independent bookstore in the neighborhood is a major perk for many residents. Unlike online or big box retailers, they can offer customers a curated experience and foster community. On Larchmont Blvd., Chevalier’s Books does just that through a monthly book club. The club is simple. Each month, members pick a book and then […]

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M.F.K. Fisher writer in residence in the neighborhood

M.F.K. Fisher writer in residence in the neighborhood

| September 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

The writer M.F.K. Fisher (1908-1992) seems to be best remembered as a “food” writer, known especially for celebrating the terroir and everyday triumphs of the gastronomy of Provence. But there is much more to her life, and much more to the writer about whom W.H. Auden in 1963 said: “I do not know of anyone […]

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Literary talks continue at Chevalier’s Books

Literary talks continue at Chevalier’s Books

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chevalier’s Books, 76 years strong on Larchmont, had more than a dozen book signings and similar events during the month of August. More events are scheduled this and every month. For the schedule, visit chevaliersbooks.com. Two of the August events had ties to the local community. Stephen Gee, writer of “Los Angeles Central Library, A […]

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‘Remarkable Women’ talk at Chevalier’s Books Aug. 24

‘Remarkable Women’ talk at Chevalier’s Books Aug. 24

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Marilyn Brant Chandler DeYoung will present a short illustrated talk about her book, “Remarkable Women of California,” at 6:30 p.m. on Wed., Aug. 24 at Chevalier’s Books at 126 N. Larchmont Blvd. Mrs. DeYoung will stay to sign books. For further information, call Chevalier’s at 323-465-1334. Several prominent local women grace the pages of new […]

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