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10 Great Works of Literature About Los Angeles

The city known for churning out fantastical versions of life via film tends toward a darker sensibility in its fiction. Of course, when it's been in a more sullen mood, the Hollywood machine has adapted a good number of these novels to the silver screen.Here are 10 great novels about Los Angeles...*Flung uses affiliate links in this ...

10 Great Works of Literature about Florida

The best books about Florida tend toward what are arguably that state's sleaziest features--its seedy backwaters (literal and other), its wayward characters, its activities of dubious legality. In other words, you won't find a reflection of your retired grandparents' condo anywhere in this literature (unless your grandparents are seriously ...

Among the Very Tall

The drive into Waikiki from the Honolulu Airport takes us first along the city’s notoriously clogged freeways, victims initially of bad design and later an undercalculated influx of people and cars. Stopping, then going, crawling then picking up speed, the torture-device boredom of automobile travel finally sedates us and we sink further, into ...