Writers Read Presents David Ulin, Author and Book Critic


October 13, 2015, at Fallbrook Library

Author David L. Ulin


Sidewalking: Coming to Terms with Los Angeles

Preceded by open mic for original poetry and prose


SidewalkingDate: Tuesday, October 13, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Location: Fallbrook Library, 124 S Mission, Fallbrook, 760-731-4650

David L. Ulin, author and book critic for the L.A. Times will read and discuss his new book, Sidewalking: Coming to Terms with Los Angeles. Ulin's other books include the novella Labyrinth, The Lost Art of Reading: Why Books Matter in a Distracted Time and the Library of America's Writing Los Angeles: A Literary Anthology, which won a California Book Award. Ulin is a core faculty member at the UC Riverside low residency MFA in Creative Writing Program and teaches at the University of Southern California. He was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship this summer.

Minolta DSCIn Sidewalking, published by University of California Press, Ulin explores the city’s built environment and the emotional landscape through which the city’s residents travel. Susan Orlean, author of The Orchid Thief, described Sidewalking as "a profound and poetic book. It is a meditation not only on the strange and marvelous nature of Los Angeles but also on the nature of history, memory, and community itself. This is nonfiction writing at its very best."

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Photo credit: Noah Ulin.