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Los Angeles Review of Books

The Los Angeles Review of Books is a literary review journal covering the national and international book scenes. A preview version launched on Tumblr in April 2011, and the official website followed one year later in April 2012. A print edition premiered in May 2013.

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The Rolling Stones: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Ronnie Wood: According to the Rolling Stones

Book Review by Mark Rozzo, Los Angeles Review of Books, 21 December 2003

ONE DAY ABOUT 40 years ago, the Rolling Stones found themselves ogling the Beatles' tour van, regally parked outside Royal Albert Hall. "It was covered ...

The Beatles: Revolutionaries, Eight Days a Week: New Beatles books

Book Review by Mark Rozzo, Los Angeles Review of Books, 4 December 2005

IN THE LATE summer of 1963, with Beatlemania sweeping into every corner of the British Isles, a reporter approached Paul McCartney for his thoughts on, ...

The Byrds, Crosby Stills and Nash, Joni Mitchell, Frank Zappa: Michael Walker: Laurel Canyon

Book Review by Mark Rozzo, Los Angeles Review of Books, 7 May 2006

UP LAUREL CANYON Boulevard at the corner of Lookout Mountain there sits a walled-in postage stamp of lawn and trees. It's a prime slice of ...

Greil Marcus: The Shape of Things to Come – Prophecy and the American Voice

Book Review by Mark Rozzo, Los Angeles Review of Books, 3 September 2006

IN THE relatively short history of rock criticism, the 1975 appearance of Greil Marcus' first book, Mystery Train, was an explosion as unexpected and indelible ...

The Eagles: Some Dance to Remember, Some Dance to Forget: A Few Thoughts on Iraq, 'Hotel California' and Coming Home

Essay by Deanne Stillman, Los Angeles Review of Books, 23 August 2014

FOR THE PAST three years, I've been away from California, living in Arizona but returning to the Golden State as much as I could. It ...

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