Physician co-writers moonlight as mystery writers

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BY ATINA HARTUNIAN The rain clouds were parting just as a crowd was forming at the foyer of the Encino Barnes & Noble on Saturday December 12. Just as you enter the front doors- and before you’re are bombarded by the Christmas gift ideas- … [Read more...]

Book Review: The Age of Dreaming

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BY ATINA HARTUNIAN Picture it: Sunset Blvd as a dirt road. It's hard to imagine, let alone believe the famous strip was anything but a row of fashionable nightclubs and boutiques. How about the massive studio lots that take up a sizable portion of … [Read more...]

Writing through a Wall of Fire: Robin Maxwell

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BY ATINA HARTUNIAN Fans and admirers of historical fiction writer, Robin Maxwell, recently gathered at the Studio City Branch Library. Rather than diving straight into a reading of her newest title, Signora Da Vinci, Maxwell decided to first talk … [Read more...]

The Depth of RIVERBIG

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BY ATINA HARTUNIAN The novel, Riverbig, written by Aris Janigian, is a story that follows Andy Demerjian. Andy is a remarkable character:  a combination of Americana hard work ethics and Armenian resilience and tenacity. These two traits reveal … [Read more...]