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Alan Rifkin

Alan Rifkin is a former Details and L.A. Weekly contributing editor who has also written for Premiere, The San Francisco Bay Guardian, The Los Angeles Times, Black Clock and The Quarterly, ed. Gordon Lish. Of his first book, Signal Hill, the Los Angeles Times wrote, "[H]auntingly beautiful, the work of a gifted storyteller with a sharp eye and a tender heart," and Kirkus Reviews wrote, "Rifkin is what might have happened had Nathanael West lived on and been even more talented. . . Exquisite."