Literary Events in Los Angeles for the week of September 17, 2018

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Issue 107


TUESDAY


Rebecca Serle discusses her new novel The Dinner List with Gabrielle Zevin

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


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Thursday, October 11, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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WEDNESDAY


Gavin Scott discusses and signs The Age of Exodus

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


Katya Apekina reads from her debut novel The Deeper the Water the Uglier the Fish with Michelle Huneven

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


THURSDAY


KOFA celebrates the release of his novel June Gemini

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Thursday, September 20, 2018
6:30PM – 8:30PM – FREE, but RSVP is required
WeWork Culver City
5792 W Jefferson Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90016


Robert Rorke discusses and signs Car Trouble, in conversation with Amy E. Wallen

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Thursday, September 20, 2018
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


Sara Gran reads from her new novel The Infinite Blacktop

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Thursday, September 20, 2018
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


ALOUD presents Tommy Orange in conversation with author and professor Rigoberto González

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Thursday, Sep 20, 2018
7:30pm – SOLD OUT, but there is often standing room
Mark Taper Auditorium
Central Library
630 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071


Scripps College presents Charles Baxter

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Thursday, September 20, 2018
6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Balch Auditorium
Scripps College 1030 Columbia Ave.
Claremont, CA 91711



FRIDAY


Flintridge Bookstore: An Evening of Literature & Fiction

Featuring three distinct fiction writers Bradley Bazzle, Bryan Hurt, and Mia Alvar, join Red Hen and Flintridge Bookstore on September 21st to hear excerpts from their latest books!
Friday, September 21, 2018
7pm – 8:30pm FREE
Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse
1010 Foothill Blvd,
La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011


Aminder Dhaliwal discusses her new graphic novel Woman World with Nicole Dong

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Friday, September 21, 2018
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


Alex Beard presents The Lying King

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Friday, September 21, 2018
7:00pm
The Last Bookstore
453 S Spring St – Ground Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90013


SATURDAY


Karl Ove Knausgaard with Mark Danielewski

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Saturday, September 22, 2018
5:00pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


SUNDAY


ALOUD presents Karl Ove Knausgaard with Tom Lutz

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Sunday, September 23, 2018
5pm
Aratani Theatre
244 San Pedro St
Los Angeles, CA


Grady Hendrix presents We Sold Our Souls LIVE!

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Sunday, September 23, 2018
4:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069


The Nebraska Girl Open Reading

Sunday, September 23, 2018
2pm, Sign ups at 1:45
Beyond Baroque
681 N. Venice Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291

Literary Events in Los Angeles for the week of September 10, 2018

Issue 106


MONDAY


Claudia Dey reads from her new novel Heartbreaker

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Monday, September 10, 2018
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


TUESDAY


Book Soup at the Skirball presents Gary Shteyngart reading from Lake Success

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018
8:00pm, $28-34
Skirball Cultural Center
2701 N. Sepulveda Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90049


WEDNESDAY


D. Wystan Owen discusses and signs Other People’s Love Affairs: Stories

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


Rebecca Clarren reads from her debut novel Kickdown with Ken Bensinger

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


THURSDAY


Peter Blauner discusses and signs Sunrise Highway

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Thursday, September 13, 2018
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


Paula Saunders reads from her debut novel The Distance Home

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Thursday, September 13, 2018
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


Book launch event for Seamstress of Ourfa by Victoria Butler-Sloss

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Thursday, September 13, 2018
7pm
Chevalier’s Books
126 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004



FRIDAY


John Carpenter & Anthony Burch present and sign Big Trouble in Little China: Old Man Jack Vol. 1

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Friday, September 14, 2018
1:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


Julia Whicker, in conversation with Edan Lepucki, discusses and signs Wonderblood

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Friday, September 14, 2018
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101


Gerry Orz reads from Lucky or Not, Here I Come

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Friday, September 14, 2018
8:00 pm
Beyond Baroque
681 N. Venice Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291


SATURDAY


Zenobia Neil reads from her new novel The Jinni’s Last Wish

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Saturday, September 15, 2018
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


Call Me Anorexic: The Ballad of a Thin Man with Author Ken Capobianco

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Saturday, September 15, 2018
3pm
Gatsby Books
5535 E SPRING ST.
LONG BEACH CA 90808


2018 Literary Soul Symposium

The 2018 Literary Soul Symposium is an annual event that promotes and supports the diverse literary efforts of LGBTQ Authors.
Saturday, September 15, 2018
8:30am to 5:00pm
California State University Los Angeles, Student Union
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032


FEATURED EVENT


Cynthia Lim launches her powerful memoir Wherever You Are

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Join Cynthia Lim for the launch of her memoir, Wherever You Are. Cynthia Lim thought she had the perfect life: a loving husband, two teenaged sons, and a home, filled with books, music and art. When her husband suffers a debilitating brain injury, a different person emerges. What do we do when our life is changed by one catastrophic event?

Sunday, Sept 16, 2018
3 – 4 pm
Diesel Bookstore
225 26th Street (inside Brentwood Country Mart)
Santa Monica, CA 90402


SUNDAY


Gerry Orz discusses Lucky or Not, Here I Come

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Sunday, September 16, 2018
6:30 pm
The Last Bookstore
453 S Spring St – Ground Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90013


The New Short Fiction Series presents Lana Turner Slept Here and Other Stories

Sunday, September 16, 2018
Doors open at 6pm, $10-20
The Federal Bar
5303 Lankershim Blvd.
North Hollywood, CA 91601

Literary Events in Los Angeles for the week of September 3, 2018

Issue 105


TUESDAY


Mark Gunther discusses and signs Without Jenny

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018
6:30 pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore
225 26th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90402


WEDNESDAY


Patric Dewitt reads from his new novel French Exit

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


Somaya Daud discusses her sci-fi/fantasy YA debut Mirage with Leigh Bardugo

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018
7pm
Chevalier’s Books
126 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004


Otis College of Art and Design welcomes Lydia Millet

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018
7:30pm
The Forum, Goldsmith Campus
9045 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045


Mark Gunther discusses and signs Without Jenny

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018
7:30 pm
The Last Bookstore
453 S Spring St – Ground Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90013


The Art of the Short

Debbie Graber, Michelle Blair Wilker, and Jacqueline Suskin will be at Stories BooksandCafe Saturday night to read from their collections!
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
7:30 pm
Stories BooksandCafe
1716 W Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, California 90026


THURSDAY


Terence Harkin discusses and signs The Big Buddha Bicycle Race

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Thursday, September 6, 2018
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


Ben Marcus reads from his new collection of stories Notes From the Fog

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Thursday, September 6, 2018
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


Dana Gould celebrates his graphic novel Planet of the Apes Visionaries

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Thursday September 6, 2018
7:00 PM
The Grove at Farmers Market
189 The Grove Drive Suite K 30
Los Angeles, CA 90036



FRIDAY


Amy Meyerson, in conversation with Nova Jacobs, discusses and signs The Bookshop of Yesterdays

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Friday, September 7, 2018
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101


Martin Jay Weiss discusses and signs The Second Son

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Friday, September 7, 2018
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


SATURDAY


Jeri Westerson discusses and signs The Deepest Grave

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Saturday, September 8, 2018
5:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101


SUNDAY


Elliott Turner discusses and signs The Night of the Virgin

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Sunday, September 9, 2018
1:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


Signing with Author Tiffany Reisz

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Sunday, September 9, 2018
12-1:30
The Ripped Bodice
Main Street
Culver City, CA, USA

Literary Events in Los Angeles for the week of August 27, 2018

LitWeekLA August 27 2018

Issue 104


MONDAY


Mark Leidner will read from his new book Under the Sea with Ben Loory

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Monday, August 27, 2018
8pm
Stories BooksandCafe
1716 W Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, California 90026


TUESDAY


Claire Naden discusses and signs Cache Under the Stacks: A Cate Wagner Mystery

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101


WEDNESDAY


Laura Van Den Berg launches her new novel The Third Hotel with Aja Gabel

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


Literary Events in Los Angeles for the week of August 20, 2018

LitWeekLA August 20 2018

Issue 103


MONDAY


Stephen Markley celebrates Ohio

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Monday August 20, 2018
7:00 PM
The Grove at Farmers Market
189 The Grove Drive Suite K 30
Los Angeles, CA 90036


TUESDAY


Genevieve Hudson reads fro her debut collection of stories Pretend We Live Here with Henry Hoke and Myriam Gurba

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


John Larison discusses and signs Whiskey When We’re Dry

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101


WEDNESDAY


JM Holmes discusses his debut collection of stories How Are You Going To Save Yourself with Natasha Deon

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


THURSDAY


Juliet McDaniel discusses and signs Mr. & Mrs. American Pie

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Thursday, August 23, 2018
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


Lisa Hanawwalt discusses her new graphic novel Coyote Doggirl with Molly Lambert

Thursday, August 23, 2018
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


Pablo Cartaya, with Lilliam Rivera, discusses and signs Marcus Vega Doesn’t Speak Spanish

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Thursday, August 23, 2018
6:30pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101



FRIDAY


The Difficult to Name Reading Series

With authors Hallie Cantor, Helen Donahue, Seth Fischer, Jean Chen Ho, Ben Loory, Nathaniel Stein, and Yezmin Villarreal. Hosted by Ryan Sartor
Friday, August 24, 2018
8pm
Stories Books and Cafe
1716 W Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles


Skylight Staff Showcase!

From their website: Ever wonder what your favorite, gentle-souled, booksellers do when they’re not recommending you hot books? That’s right, we got musicians and writers and photographers, folks who spin lore and drop sick beats and capture moments that would otherwise be lost with the ages. And it’s all going to be on display for your consumption. So come hang, get weird, and tell us how much you love us. Pretty please.
Friday, August 24, 2018
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


Jo Piazza discusses and signs Charlotte Walsh Likes to Win

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Friday, August 24, 2018
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


SATURDAY


Tessa Dare launches The Governess Game

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Saturday, August 25, 2018
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Ripped Bodice
Main Street
Culver City, CA, USA


SUNDAY


Black Writers at The Table

Sanura Williams, founder of My Lit Box, and Bridgette Bianca, poet and professor, have teamed up once again to bring some color to your conversation and community! Produced by critically acclaimed novelist, Natashia Deón, The Table Lit is a monthly reading series dedicated to bringing a diverse collection of writers and readers together. Join us as we make room for more Black Writers at The Table! Celebrate and support the work of contemporary poets in Los Angeles at the historic Hollywood Hotel. Stop in early and grab a drink from the hotel’s Route 66 Bar & Lounge, pick up some goodies from the My Lit Box table, and settle in for a literary feast. Admission is FREE, however, we encourage a $5 donation to support.
FEATURED READERS: Jessica Gallion aka Yellawoman, Alyesha Wise-Hernandez, B.A. Williams, Imani Tolliver, Jaha Zainabu, Asia Bryant-Wilkerson, & Aleah Bradshaw aka Nyfe,
Sunday, August 26, 2018
3-5pm
Hollywood Hotel
1160 North Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90029


The Nebraska Girls Open Reading

Sunday, August 26, 2018
2pm
Beyond Baroque
681 N. Venice Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291

Literary Events in Los Angeles for the week of August 13, 2018

Issue 102


MONDAY


Peter Myers discusses and signs Leonardo’s Secret: A Novel Based on the Life of Leonardo Da Vinci

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Monday, August 13, 2018
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


TUESDAY


Brandy Colbert reads from her YA novel Finding Yvonne with Lilliam Rivera

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


Adam Greenfield launches Circa

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018
7pm
Chevalier’s Books
126 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004


WEDNESDAY


Lisa Locascio discusses her debut novel Open Me with Karolina Waclawiak

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


Adam Walker Phillips discusses and signs The Big Con: A Chuck Restic Mystery

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101


THURSDAY


Gina Wohlsdorf discusses Blood Highway with Steph Cha

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Thursday, August 16, 2018
7pm
Chevalier’s Books
126 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004



FRIDAY


Hot August Night: Matt Hewitt launches his comic Biker Party

Friday, August 17, 2018
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


SATURDAY


Elisa Parhad presents and signs Los Angeles Is…

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Saturday, August 18, 2018
10:30am
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101


Vanessa Hua reads from her debut novel A River of Stars with Medaya Ocher

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Saturday, August 18, 2018
5:00pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


SUNDAY


Kristan Higgins presents Good Luck With That with Karen Warner

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Sunday, August 19, 2018
5pm
Chevalier’s Books
126 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004


Koln Letters with author Mushroom Montoya

Sunday, Aug 19, 2018
3pm
Gatsby Books
5535 E Spring Street
Long Beach, CA 90808

Literary Events in Los Angeles for the week of August 6, 2018

Issue 101


MONDAY


Michael Mejia discusses and signs Tokyo

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Monday, August 6, 2018
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


TUESDAY


Gretchen McNeil and Tiffany Jackson celebrate their books #MurderTrending and Monday’s Not Coming

Buy #murdertrending Buy Monday’s Not Coming
Tuesday August 07, 2018
7:00 PM ~ a wristbanded event
The Grove at Farmers Market
189 The Grove Drive Suite K 30
Los Angeles, CA 90036


WEDNESDAY


Andrew Shaffer discusses and signs Hope Never Dies

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


Jean Guerrero discusses and signs Crux

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101


Jo Scott-Coe and Tim Kirk discuss Mass and Burnt

Buy Mass Buy Burnt
Two artists explore how readers and audiences can take a more thoughtful look at ugly events and phenomena all to easy to ignore.
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
7pm
Chevalier’s Books
126 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004



FRIDAY


Author Luncheon with Fiona Davis for The Masterpiece

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Friday, August 10, 2018
12:00pm to 2:00pm ~ Tickets $26
Presented by Diesel Books at
Amici Brentwood
2538 San Vicente Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90402


SATURDAY


Joshua Mattson reads from his debut novel A Short Film About Disappointment

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Saturday, August 11, 2018
5:00pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


SUNDAY


WHY THERE ARE WORDS – LA Presents 6 Acclaimed Authors

Host and emcee, Patrick O’Neil, with co-host Ashley Perez, present Adrian Ernesto Cepeda, Steph Cha, Brendan Constantine, Catie Disabato, Marnie Goodfriend and Liska Jacobs.
Sunday, August 12, 2018
6:30pm
KaffeBaren
1000 South Olive St.
Los Angeles, CA 90015 (at Olympic Blvd.)


Publication Party! Jennifer Graeser Dornbush discusses and signs The Coroner

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Sunday, August 12, 2018
3:00pm to 4:00pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore
225 26th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90402


Library Girl Presents

Sunday, August 12, 2018
7pm ~ $10 includes dessert
Ruskin Group Theatre
3000 Airport Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90405


The New Short Fiction Series

Sunday, August 12, 2018
7pm ~ $10-20
The Federal Bar
5303 Lankershim Blvd.
North Hollywood CA 91601

Literary Events in Los Angeles for the week of July 30, 2018

LitWeekLA July 30 2018

Issue 100! Woot woot!


TUESDAY


Patrick Hasburgh discusses and signs Pirata

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


THURSDAY


R.O. Kwon reads from her debut novel The Incendiaries with Jade Chang

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Thursday, August 2, 2018
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


WCCW Reading Series: CONTROL

Please join this group of amazing writers and performers on a late summer’s evening in Frogtown (Echo Park): Bridgette Bianca, Shacole Hamlett, B.A. Williams, Melissa Ximena. Organized by Sara Finnerty and Nina Rota.
Thursday, August 2, 2018
7:30pm
Women’s Center for Creative Work
2425 Glover Place
Los Angeles, CA 90031



FRIDAY


BookSparks Summer Reading Challenge: A Conversation with Susie Orman Schnall & Taylor Jenkins Reid

Friday, August 3, 2018
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


The 2018 Emerging Voices Final Reading

Reading featuring PEN America’s 2018 Emerging Voices Fellows Jubi Arriola-Headley, Ron L. Dowell, Natalie Mislang Mann, Angela M. Sanchez, and Francisco Uribe, introduced by mentors Douglas Manuel, Tananarive Due, Angela Morales, Lilliam Rivera, and Michael Jaime-Becerra.
Friday, August 3, 2018
7-9:30
MOSS THEATER
3131 Olympic Blvd,
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Literary Events in Los Angeles for the week of July 23, 2018

LitWeekLA July 23 2018

Issue 99


MONDAY


Sally Koslow and Michelle Gable discuss and sign their novels, Another Side of Paradise and The Summer I Met Jack

Buy Another Side of Paradise Buy The Summer I Met Jack
Monday, July 23, 2018
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


Brian Catling discusses and signs The Cloven

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Monday, July 23, 2018
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101


TUESDAY


Elyssa Friedland discusses and signs The Intermission

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018
6:30pm to 7:30pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore
225 26th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90402


Alex Hirsh celebrates Gravity Falls: Lost Legends

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018
6:00pm
The Grove at Farmers Market
189 The Grove Drive Suite K 30
Los Angeles, CA 90036


THURSDAY


Translator Boris Dralyuk discusses and signs Mikhail Zoshchenko’s Sentimental Tales

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Thursday, July 26, 2018
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069



FRIDAY


Megan Abbott reads from her new novel Give Me Your Hand with Tom Perrotta

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Friday, July 27, 2018
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


Alexis Rafael reads her #MeToo novel Sex and the Cyborg Goddess

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Friday, July 27, 2018
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Stories Books and Cafe
1716 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026


SATURDAY


Melissa Broder and Alex Dimitrov present The Pisces and Together and By Ourselves

Buy The Pisces Buy Together and By Ourselves
Saturday, July 28, 2018
5:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


Colleen Hoover discusses All Your Perfects

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Saturday, July 28, 2018
4:00pm ~ ticketed event
The Ripped Bodice
Main Street,
Culver City, CA,


SUNDAY


Derek Milman reads from his young adult novel Scream All Night with Naomi Grossman

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Sunday, July 29, 2018
5:00pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


Vroman’s Bookstore Local Author Day with Thomas M. Hewlett

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Sunday, July 29, 2018
4:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101


Book Club with Paul Tremblay discussing The Cabin at the End of the World

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Sunday, July 29, 2018
9:30pm
The Last Bookstore
453 S Spring St – Ground Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90013

Literary Events in Los Angeles for the week of July 16, 2018

LitweekLA July 9 2018

Issue 98


MONDAY


Terror is our Business with Joe R. Lansdale & Kasey Lansdale

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Monday, July 16, 2018
7pm
The Last Bookstore
453 S Spring St – Ground Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90013


Entertainment Weekly’s YA Fantasy Stars Panel

Meet bestselling authors Tomi Adeyemi, Victoria Aveyard, and Sabaa Tahir as they celebrate their latest novels.
Monday, July 16, 2018
7pm
The Grove at Farmers Market
189 The Grove Drive Suite K 30
Los Angeles, CA 90036


TUESDAY


Kate Christensen discusses and signs The Last Cruise

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


Judith Freeman, David Ulin, Steph Cha, Kim Cooper and Gary Phillips discuss The Annotated Big Sleep

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


Victoria Patterson discusses and signs The Secret Habit of Sorrow

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101


WEDNESDAY


Joe R. Lansdale & Kasey Lansdale discuss and sign Terror is Our Business

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101


Emily Skrutskie discusses and signs Hullmetal Girls

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018
7:00pm
Chevalier’s Books
126 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004


Gabriel Tallent discusses and signs My Absolute Darling

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018
6:30pm to 7:30pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore
225 26th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90402


THURSDAY


Cristina Alger, with Steph Cha, discusses and signs The Banker’s Wife

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Thursday, July 19, 2018
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069



FRIDAY


Jennifer Wolfe discusses and signs Watch the Girls

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Friday, July 20, 2018
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


SATURDAY


Huntington Beach Public Library’s “Publishing Panel” hosts Christina Hoag

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Saturday, July 21, 2018
2-4 p.m.
Huntington Beach Public Library
7111 Halbert Ave,
Huntington Beach, CA 92648.