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Skylight Books

Map & Directions 1818 N. Vermont Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027


Merchant's Description

We are a general bookstore serving such historic Los Angeles neighborhoods as Hollywood, Los Feliz, Silver Lake, and Echo Park; located in the shadow of Griffith Park and its iconic Observatory, and surrounded by the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, R.M. Schindler, and Richard Neutra. Our eclectic clientele, including many local artists, musicians, writers, and scholars, challenges us to provide the cutting edge of culture including the best in literary fiction, books on music, art, film and theatre, Los Angeles regional culture and history, graphic literature, children’s books, political theory and more.

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  • LA Weekly on 12/03/10

    LA Weekly's Best of LA 2010 pick - Indie-est Indie Bookstore!

  • Racked on 07/30/11

    One of LA’s last great indie bookstores. A warm, knowledgeable staff, in-store events with A-list authors, a design/graphic novel annex, and a really great cat make this a favorite. [Racked 38 Member]

  • AskMen on 10/29/10

    Saturday at noon, filmmaker Judd Apatow (The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up) will be at Skylight Books to talk about I Found This Funny!, a humor collection he edited.

  • Louis Vuitton on 08/04/11

    French actress Elodie Bouchez is also a dedicated mom, and loves the selection of kid’s books here—and the comics too! See the other LA attractions she recommends on her Route at the LV Amble site.

  • SPIN on 07/22/11

    Skylight reminds Airborne Toxic Event's Mikel Jollett of his old college haunt, City Lights bookstore in San Francisco. “I used to peruse the fiction aisles and dream of being in them one day.”

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Upcoming Events Here

  • 7:30 p.m. April 24

    The author reads There Will Come a Time.

  • 5:00 p.m. April 26

    The author reads Pointe.

  • 7:30 p.m. April 29

    The author discusses Dead End: Suburban Sprawl and the Rebirth of American Urbanism.

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