The literary life of Los Angeles was already in gear when F. Scott Fitzgerald settled here in the 1930s, and it's been heating up ever since. This map, which will be updated periodically, highlights some literary landmarks, contemporary bookstores and passages from a number of works about L.A. by authors who've called the city home.
Editorial: Carolyn Kellogg, Joy Press, Hector Tobar, David Ulin. Production: Jerome Adamstein, Dianne de Guzman, Cindy Hively. Special assistance: Michael Darling