My old flame, Los Angeles, got major props from the biggest literary event in the Americas this past week. Before being tapped as the guest of honor at the Guadalajara International Book Fair, L.A. had the opportunity to showcase some of the best L.A.-centric music, architecture, films and authors (yes, people from L.A. have actually written books!). Mexican-American Mayor Antonio Villaragosa even lent his dreamy telenovela charm.
The warm outward gestures offered by both cities were seemingly directed towards strengthening and deepening ties of what each has to offer as important cultural centers. Thanks to Titus for the heads up, you can read the article here:
L.A. Shines At Mexican Book Fair