DAVID L. ULIN is the author or editor of a dozen books, including Sidewalking: Coming to Terms with Los Angeles, shortlisted for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay, and Writing Los Angeles: A Literary Anthology, which won a California Book Award. The former book editor and book critic of the Los Angeles Times, he has written for The Atlantic, Virginia Quarterly Review, The Paris Review, and the New York Times, among other publications. He has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and Lannan Foundation and teaches at the University of Southern California. Most recently he edited the Library of America's Joan Didion: The 1960's & 70s, the first in a three-volume edition of the author's collected works.
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