We'll take a rare look behind the scenes of the California Supreme Court with former Chief Justice Ron George. In his new
memoir "Chief: The Quest for Justice in California," George writes candidly about historic cases and hot-button issues like
gay marriage and the death penalty.
The ten best mind bending reads of the year.
Randi Zuckerberg's brother Mark connected over a billion people as founder and CEO of Facebook. So it might come as a surprise
that Randi -- a former Facebook executive herself -- has written a book about the hazards of social media. In "Dot Complicated,"
she recommends digital down time in order to improve real-life relationships. She joins us to discuss her new book, and the
pros and cons of being plugged in.
Half travel book, half fancy, Michael Jacobs' The Robber of Memories imagines Columbia's tumultuous Magdalena as a
river of myth, able to steal the memories of anyone who drinks its waters.
This year's batch of kid lit picks by Hucklebee's Book Store co-owner Valerie Lewis features stories about people solving
The gourmet food truck craze was hot-wired back in 2008 by a then out-of-work chef from Los Angeles. Roy Choi transformed
the L.A. food world with his fleet of Kogi taco trucks. He writes about his tumultuous road trip to food celebrity in his
new book, "L.A. Son: My Life, My City, My Food."
Downtown Los Angeles has been enjoying a renaissance lately, especially its Gallery Row district where, besides new lofts
and restaurants, a thriving creative community has sprung up. At its heart is a giant bookstore known for unusual art as well
as its selection of books. We spend an evening checking out The Last Bookstore.