This was one of the major goals of my new book, Your House Will Pay, a social crime novel about Los Angeles with deep roots in the 90s.
If you’re interested in learning about the troubles of contemporary Los Angeles, here are a few books to get you started.
I’ve lived in Los Angeles most of my life, and I felt like I understood my city’s history twice as well after finishing reading it.
Revoyr’s novel takes place in the Crenshaw district of Los Angeles, following two families – one black, one Japanese – over several decades.
A thrilling panorama of life and death in Los Angeles.