DEAR LOS ANGELES

DEAR LA DAVID KIPEN

David Kipen is a native Angeleno, former literature director for the National Endowment of the Arts, professor, critic, radio personality and founder of the nonprofit Boyle Heights lending library Libros Schmibros.

But his greatest achievement may the splendid new book he compiled and edited: “Dear Los Angeles: The City In Diaries and Letters, 1542 To 2018.”