Jean Stein is the author of West of Eden: An American Place (Random House), American Journey: The Times of Robert Kennedy (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1970) and Edie: American Girl (Grove Press, 1982). She is the former editor of Grand Street and The Paris Review.
ARTICLES FEATURING JEAN
Five Kinds of High-End-LA-centric Madness
In "West of Eden," LA's notable families spin fictions of happy family life, while the reality is generations of trustafarians raised by distracted wolves....