12/22/2010 07:52 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Los Angeles In Books: 10 Literary Hotspots

Many writers have brought unique outlooks to their visions of Los Angeles. From classic authors like Raymond Chandler and Joan Didion to modern ones like Sara Davidson and Hector Tobar, a great number of writers have put L.A. on the literary map. With so many authors writing about so many places, it necessitates an eclectic selection of 10 spots to visit.

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