Tag Archives: Los Angeles Review of Books

Perry Mason Meets The Loved One

Another review of the recent Perry Mason TV series also implicates Waugh.  (See previ0us post.) This is not so much for his admiration of Erle Stanley Gardner but for his sharing with Gardner an interest in “distinctly Los Angelean” themes. … Continue reading

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Midwinter Roundup

–One of our readers Bruce Gaston contributed this item: Early every morning on BBC Radio 4 there is a short item called “Tweet  of the Day”, which is actually about birdsong. Today’s bird was the  Great Crested Grebe. The continuity … Continue reading

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Waugh and the Hollywood Novel

A feature length article in this week’s Los Angeles Review of Books is entitled “In Search of the Great Hollywood Novel.” This is by Graham Daseler who begins by wondering why there is no genre for Washington novels but then … Continue reading

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Waugh in the LARB

The Los Angeles Review of Books contains references to Waugh in two of this months’ issues. The first is in a review of a book entitled Sidewalking: Coming to Terms with Los Angeles, by David Ulin, a transplanted New Yorker, … Continue reading

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