Synopses & Reviews
"Klein clearly follows in Mike Davis's wake, but develops a distinctive focus on the erasure of memory in and about the city." Times Literary Supplement
"Klein is a fine stylist, an engaging historian - his account of the way noir shaped the city is strikingly fresh." New Scientist
"Norman Klein is full of ideas, brilliantly and beautifully expressed." Journal of Americann History
Analysis, photography and fiction combine in a bracing portrait of LA.
About the Author
Norman M. Klein is a critic and historian of mass culture, editor of Fragile Moments: A History of Media-Induced Experience, and author of Seven Minutes: The Life and Death of the American Animated Cartoon from Verso. He teaches at the California Institute of the Arts in Los Angeles.