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The ‘Chosen’ Ones Across the Street

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/the_chosen_ones_across_the_street_20060428

It has long been a cliché that Los Angeles does not respect the culture of the book. It is true that this town famously eviscerated Faulkner and Fitzgerald, that Hollywood suits to this day treat screenwriters the way Henry VIII treated his wives. Yet, it is also true that Los Angeles has spawned unique brands of literature, such as the hard-boiled detective story.

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