Tag: Chevalier’s Books

Read e-books at libraries, Chevalier’s is delivering

Read e-books at libraries, Chevalier’s is delivering

| April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Los Angeles Public Library has closed Central Library and all 72 branches, including our local John C. Fremont, Fairfax, Memorial and Wilshire branch libraries. While the library is closed, no late fines will be assessed for overdue items, and patrons can return materials when libraries reopen with no penalty. Librarians will remain available to provide […]

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Chevalier’s among independents that actually care about books

Chevalier’s among independents that actually care about books

| October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Articles on the death of bookstores have appeared so often over the past decade as to become a kind of genre — complete with a conventional theme, predictable structure, and prevailing tone. But these elegiac notices of passing shouldn’t obscure an important fact: independent bookstores that remain are doing quite well. Of course there is […]

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Businesses as neighbors, from fine wines to good books

Businesses as neighbors, from fine wines to good books

| May 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Wine lovers know the value of neighbors: a small independent wine store is owned by and employs people who care about wine and who attend to specific questions, interests, and tastes. Customers living nearby will likely return. A give-and-take develops between those who buy and those who sell. Both sides learn as a result. It’s […]

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New book on Mother Road: ‘66 on 66: A Photographer’s Journey’

New book on Mother Road: ‘66 on 66: A Photographer’s Journey’

| November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Terry Moore first rolled down the Mother Road, Route 66, in the back seat of a 1953 green Studebaker; he was nine years old. His family was on the move in the summer of 1953 from Minnesota to Claremont, Calif.; he still recalls the startling sight, in Cucamonga, of eucalyptus wind breaks on the side […]

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‘The Fighters’ discussed at Chevalier’s Books

‘The Fighters’ discussed at Chevalier’s Books

| November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

The iconic Larchmont bookstore founded by Joe Chevalier in 1940 continues to stimulate visitors not only with its inventory, but also with book-related events. Typical of the quality of the dozens of events presented most months was the dialogue late last month between C.J. Chivers, a Pulitzer Prize-winning “New York Times” war correspondent, and retired […]

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CORRECTION: August 2018 “Women of Larchmont” profile of Jane Gilman

CORRECTION: August 2018 “Women of Larchmont” profile of Jane Gilman

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the August “Women of Larchmont” profile of Jane Gilman by Billy Taylor, the editor added an error. He addresses it below. Jane Gilman had it right. Interviewer Billy Taylor had it right. I got it wrong. In his original story, Taylor described Gilman’s recounting of her and Dawne Goodwin’s first success when they were […]

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