William Bratton stepped down after seven remarkably effective, reforming years as Los Angeles’s chief of police; during his time there, he did for the city what he did for New York as Police Commissioner from 1994-96 (before leaving because Giuliani wanted all the credit). A round-up of analysis.
What will Ahmadinejad’s second term look like? Guess.
New fiction: “Fly-Over State“, by recent L Mag fiction contributor Emma Straub, at Flatmancrooked, a new publishing venture which gives readers the chance to “launch” writers by pre-buying their book.