The spring 2000 lecture series, Booktalk, brought together LA writers on architecture and urbanism to discuss recent publications. The participants included:

Mary Ann Ray and Robert Mangurian, Wrapper: 40 Possible Surfaces for the Museum of Jurassic Technology(William Stout Publishers, 2000)

Peter Zellner, Hybrid Space: New Forms in Digital Architecture (Rizzoli, 1999)

Peter Lunenfeld, Snap to Grid: A Users Guide to Digital Arts, Media and Cultures (MIT Press, 2000)

John Kaliski, Margaret Crawford, and John Chase, editors, Everyday Urbanism (Monacelli Press, 1999)

Dave Hullfish Bailey, Union Pacific: Berlins Neue Mitte and the Fringes of Las Vegas (Kuenstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, 1999)

Jack Burnett-Stuart, co-author, Shifting the View: Documentation of the Commonplace (Public Access Press, 1999)