Author of The Soloist: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music
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About Steve Lopez
Columnist Steve Lopez joined the staff of The Los Angeles Times in May 2001 after four years at Time Inc., where he wrote for Time, Sports Illustrated, Life, and Entertainment Weekly.
Prior to Time Inc., Lopez was a columnist for The Philadelphia Inquirer, San Jose Mercury News, and The Oakland Tribune. His work has won numerous national awards for column writing and magazine reporting.
A California native, Lopez is the author of three novels and a book of non-fiction, The Soloist: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music. The book is based on columns Lopez wrote for The Los Angeles Times about his friendship with a downtown Los Angeles musician.
Lopez is married and has two sons and a daughter.
The Soloist: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music
Steve talks about his four-year odyssey with Nathaniel Ayers, and how a chance encounter turned into a book, and then a movie, about friendship, second chances, the power of human connections, and the healing power of music and art.
Books by Steve Lopez
Media About Steve Lopez
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