Downtown Los Angeles. What would you do with 10,000 square feet of space? Open a used bookstore, of course.
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Aimee Semple McPherson with a puppet in her likeness.
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Albert Einstein with an Albert Einstein puppet in Los Angeles. Probably 1931, when he was at CalTech.
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Meet then eat at Sheetz! 1937, Los Angeles.
Special chicken dinner, glass of wine, 5 cents extra.
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I love this bookplate because the etching is beautiful but confusing. What’s the owl looking at — a plow? Why is the plow on a beach?
William Andrews Clark Jr. was the financier who founded the LA Philharmonic. He also founded the cool but not very well known Clark Library in Los Angeles.
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Artist Hans Burkhart’s hillside LA house is for sale. Accessible only by original funicular and stairs! With guest house and studio! Artist compound! And, um, $1.08 million.
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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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