David L. Ulin, formerly the head book critic at the the Los Angeles Times and a Guggenheim Fellow who now teaches at USC, knows that reading habits are changing. Book-readers often prefer using Kindle or NOOK. Young readers rely heavily on their phones. Today, Ulin will explore the good and the bad of these developments, and suggest that reading is essential to sound critical thinking.
|Where:||Arizona Daily Star Tent (Seats 250) |
|When:||Sun, Mar 3, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm|
|Signing area:||Sales & Signing Area - Arizona Daily Star Store (following presentation)|
|Genre:||Current Issues / Politics / Social Science|
David L. Ulin is the author or editor of ten books, including "Sidewalking: Coming to Terms with Los Angeles," shortlisted for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay, "The Lost Art of Reading: Books and Resistance in a Troubled Time" and the Library of America’s "Writing Los Angeles: A Literary Anthology," which won a California Book Award....