The End of the Night

John D. MacDonald

March 17, 2021 Lisa Morton 0

We just acquired some nice collectible John D. MacDonald paperbacks, so I asked furloughed Iliad employee and mystery expert Richard Brewer to tell us a […]

A Child's Garden of Verses Little Golden Book

Waxing nostalgic

March 11, 2021 Lisa Morton 0

I don’t know about anyone else, but over the course of the last year I’ve found myself indulging in nostalgia more than usual (for me, […]

Creatures of the Night II front

Cult Movie Books

February 23, 2021 Lisa Morton 0

Cult movies. We all love a few of ’em, right? Whether your tastes run towards the granddaddy of folk horror movies, sweet transvestites from Transylvania, […]

The Afro-American in United States History

Black History Books

February 12, 2021 Lisa Morton 0

It’s February, which means it’s Black History Month. In honor of that celebration, we’d like to share a few titles from our shelves. While we […]

Then and Now San Fernando Valley cover

SoCal in Books

January 29, 2021 Lisa Morton 0

Like many others, I’ve gained some interesting new habits during the almost-a-year-now of the pandemic. During my March-to-May furlough of last year, I developed an […]

Duels of the Mind


January 9, 2021 Lisa Morton 0

Since The Queen’s Gambit started airing on Netflix last October, we’ve been inundated with requests for chess books (and for books by author Walter Tevis, […]

Chandler wall mural restored

Iliad’s Mural V 2.0

December 16, 2020 Lisa Morton 0

In October, we were devastated to discover one morning that a significant part of our beautiful mural had been vandalized. A week later, it happened […]