A few weeks ago, I had the unusual opportunity of re-walking through several years of musical experiences in the ‘60s and ‘70s by reading Jon Taplin’s new book, The Magic Years: Scenes from a Rock-and-Roll Life. As a tour manager for Bob Dylan, The Band, Janis Joplin, the Rolling Stones,[…]
Bookstories Podcast Interview with Darryl Holter Bookstories by Alternate Thursdays on Apple Podcasts A podcast about the business and culture of bookselling in the 21st century. Episode 11: Chevalier’s Books / Daryl Holter Released Jun 28, 2018 A wide-ranging conversation with Daryl Holter, co-owner of Chevalier’s Books in the Larchmont[…]
Caravan Book Store in DTLA Is Closing After Nearly 64 Years Elisabeth L. Uyeda | Blogspot Leonard Bernstein, proprietor of Caravan Book Store, said at the time his parents started the business in 1954, the area consisted of numerous offices for rail and shipping lines along with a few airlines.[…]
Chevalier’s Offers Selection of Books from “S***hole Countries” Patricia Lombard | www.larchmontbuzz.com You may have noticed a new selection of books in the window at Chevalier’s Books on Larchmont Blvd. “I just woke up that morning and thought we had to do something,” Liz Newstat, manager at Chevalier’s, told the[…]
Darryl Holter grew up playing the guitar and singing country and rock and roll songs in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His current brand of Americana music draws from country, blues and folk traditions and often tells stories about people, places and events.
Besides his music, Holter has worked as an academic, a labor leader, an urban revitalization planner, and an entrepreneur. Darryl Holter is also a historian who has written on Woody Guthrie and a contributor to the Los Angeles Review of Books.