Lou Mathews, an L.A. Author both Legendary and Overlooked, Has his Moment

His third publication, “Shaky Town,” a novel of interconnected stories set in a fictional 1980s East L.A. neighborhood, arrived at the end of August, thanks in part to a mentee’s drive to cement his legacy. Jim Gavin, the creator of the critically acclaimed AMC series “Lodge 49” and a recurring guest at the annual chile celebration, said he owed a debt to Mathews “that has long needed to be repaid.”  – Los Angeles Times, December 2, 2021

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