Me and my little sister. I’m the one on the left, who has made a game of collecting leaves. A few years later, my sister would realize that this leaf game was not so exciting, but at this moment, she was thrilled.
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Los Angeles firemen, circa 1978
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Johnny Cash getting an honorary PhD, 1976.
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The book Rev. Jim Jones misinterpreted to justify forcing his followers to drink poison.
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Joan Didion in Los Angeles, 1970.
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Truman Capote with Cher and Sonny on their television show, 1973.
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Groucho Marx speaks to the Los Angeles Book Fair, 1976.
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Western writer Louis L’Amour in Los Angeles in 1970.
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In 1975, 13 year old Ally Sheedy was the author of She Was Nice to Mice. 10 years later she’d play the proto-goth girl in The Breakfast Club.
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And they’re off! Readers race to the tables of the LA Public Library’s book sale, 1976.
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Today I’m celebrating Jonathan Lethem, on his birthday, at HiLoBrow!
Johnny Cash reads.
Hollywood Hills, 1957.
From today’s New York Post. Glad you like the tote, Anne!
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