About the Book
In December 2009, four dozen top L.A. writers traveled to Guadalajara, Mexico to represent Los Angeles at the second largest book fair in the world - la Feria Internacional del Libro, la FIL.
Here are their impressions and remembrances, illustrated with rich graphic interpretations of that remarkable city.
Artist and Author, J Michael Walker has exibited widely, participating in over 100 exhibitions in the United States and Mexico. His book All the Saints of the City of the Angels: Seeking the Soul of L.A. on Its Streets (Heyday 2008), won awards for art book of the year (U.S. News) and best regional non-fiction of the Pacific West(Independent Publishers). Waiting for Foreign is the first book he has co-edited (with Veronique de Turenne, whose profile appears here on blurb as veronique_) and designed.