About the Author

Larry Gassan
Blurbarian Since December 2007
Name Larry Gassan
My Web Site http://larrygassan.photoshelter.com/
Location LA, Cali, USA
Gender Male
My Occupation photographer / imaging specialist
My Bio I keep a stable of vintage film cameras in steady rotation with various projects. • I'm interested in everything except television and professional sports. •  Other than that, I'd rather be shark-wrestling.

Things I Don't Mind The World Knowing

Spoiler alert: I'm thinking my next book will be about...
1] portraits of 100-mile runners, immediately after they finish.
2] my vintage photos of Los Angeles: 1980s and its discontents
3] collages involving sharp prose and images
Everyone needs to know about these authors and artists...
Anouar Brahem, Junior Brown, Bryan Ferry, Dinah Washington, AR Rahman, Esquivel, Louis Prima, Mahlathini & Mahotella Queens, Pupi Campo, Beatles
This book is addictive. Read it. (At your own risk.)
1491, Bernie Gunther, The Alan Furst novel cycle [Red Gold, The Polish Officer, Blood of Victory, Night Soldiers, etc], Forgotten Soldier, Confederacy of Dunces, Slaughterhouse 5, Africa: Biography of a Continent, And the rest of the 2000+ books in my life.