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Dreams and Schemes: My Decade of Fun in the Sun
by Steve López
Dreams and Schemes is a collection of the most controversial, irreverent, trouble-making, and heart-warming columns written by the Los Angeles Times' Steve Lopez. He writes through the eyes of the region and its people, unflinchingly taking on the movers and shakers, and poking about in places where other reporters wouldn't dare go. Dreams and Schemes is an entertaining an ...more
Paperback, 309 pages
Published November 15th 2010 by Camino Books
(first published October 25th 2010)
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This book is perfect for what it is. I keep this by my bed and read one article a night! It's like chocolate but fat-free and somehow it makes me feel more connected to the city I live in. Steve Lopez is a little loopy and a little naive and that makes for a perfect muckracker. Somehow he talks the LA Times into paying for him to fly to Texas and NY when he needs to track people down. I copied 5 or 6 of these (unbalanced!)articles about Villaraigosa to bring my teenage LA loving daughter up to d ...more
This book was actually more interesting then I originally thought it was going to be. Granted I had to read it for my class but it was in fact very enjoyable. I will not give any details on the book but I will say it is a good read and you should definitely pick it up.