Literary Events in Los Angeles for the week of January 14, 2019

LitWeekLA

Issue 121

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Some Favorite Writers: Evgenia Citkowitz

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019
7:30pm
Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024


Actor Mark Valley in conversation with author Lesley-Ann Brown

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
8:00 PM
Stories BooksandCafe
1716 W Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, California 90026


WEDNESDAY


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Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore reads from her new novel Sketchtasy

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027


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A.G. Howard discusses and signs Stain

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101


THURSDAY


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Jenn Stroud Rossmann: The Place You’re Supposed to Laugh

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Thursday, January 17, 2019
7:30pm
The Last Bookstore
453 South Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013


Viet Thanh Nguyen & Luis Alberto Urrea in Conversation

Thursday, January 17, 2019
8pm, $29-59
Royce Hall
UCLA
10745 Dickson Ct,
Los Angeles, CA 90095



SATURDAY


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Wendy Heard, in conversation with audiobook narrator Tim Chiou, discusses and signs Hunting Annabelle

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Saturday, January 19, 2019
3:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


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Activist Rachel Roy and her daughter Ava Dash celebrate their book 96 Words for Love

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Saturday, January 19, 2019
2:00pm
B&N at The Grove
189 The Grove Drive Suite K 30
Los Angeles, CA 90036


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SUNDAY


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Ingrid Rojas Contreras rads from her novel Fruit of the Drunken Tree with Lilliam Rivera

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Sunday, January 20, 2019
5pm
Skylight Books
1818 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Literary Events in Los Angeles for the week of January 7, 2019

LitWeekLA

Issue 120

Happy New Year! And welcome back to the LitWeekLA. Don’t forget – for just 25 cents a week you can help me keep the LitWeekLA running and support the literary community in Los Angeles as a whole. Click here to make a donation of any size (really – even a quarter a week makes a difference).

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MONDAY


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Janet Clare discusses and signs Time Is the Long Distance, in conversation with David Francis

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Monday, January 7, 2019
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069


TUESDAY


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Alison Hart discusses and signs Mostly White

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019
7pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 East Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101


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ason Primrose discusses and signs Zosma (Lost Children of Andromeda #1)

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


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An Improbable Pairing – A Book Signing Party at Jimmy Choo

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019
6 PM
Hosted by Gatsby Books
at Jimmy Choo, Beverly Hills


WEDNESDAY


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Tom Barbash discusses his novel The Dakota Winters with Ivy Pochoda

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019
7pm
Chevalier’s Books
126 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004


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Justin Murphy discusses and signs Whiskey Jelly Blues

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069



FRIDAY


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Matt Coyle discusses and signs Wrong Light

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Friday, January 11, 2019
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101


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Thomas Kohnstamm, in conversation with Bronson Pinchot, discusses and signs Lake City

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Friday, January 11, 2019
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Book Soup
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West Hollywood, CA 90069


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SUNDAY


WRITERS RESIST

Celebrate the power of the written word and redouble your commitment to preserving our rights, democracy, and environment with some of the finest writers and poets in Los Angeles at the third annual staging of this inspiring event. FREE
Sunday, January 13, 2019
1pm
Beyond Baroque
681 N. Venice Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291


Library Girl Presents: Ever Fallen In Love (With Someone You Shouldn’t’ve)

Co-Curated with Iris Berry + Celebrating the 7 Year Anniversary of Punk Hostage Press. Featuring Writers: Annette Cruz, Dennis Cruz, Iris Berry, Jack Grisham, Joel Landmine, Michael Marcus, Pleasant Gehman,Razor, Rich Ferguson, Yvonne de la Vega + S.A. Griffin.
Sunday, January 13th, 2019
Party at 6 PM. Show at 7 PM.
$10 Includes Taco Cart + Dessert + Souvenirs
Ruskin Group Theatre
3000 Airport Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90405


The New Short Fiction Series

Sunday, January 13th, 2019
Performances begin at 7:00 p.m., Doors open 6:00 p.m.
$10-20
The Federal Bar
5303 Lankershim Blvd.
North Hollywood CA 91601

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

Issue 119

This will be our last update for 2018. Hope everyone has a lovely holiday and we’ll be back with more LitWeekLA goodness the week of January 1st. Cheers!


TUESDAY


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Simon Stålenhag present and sign The Electric State

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069


WEDNESDAY


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Cassandra Clare celebrates the final novel in The Dark Artifices trilogy Queen of Air and Darkness

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018
7pm
The Grove at Farmers Market
189 The Grove Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90036

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

Issue 118

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MONDAY


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Constantine Singer discusses and signs Strange Days

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Monday, December 3, 2018
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101


StoriesLA Reading!

Creative reading with Brittany Ackerman, Kim Dower, Nicelle Davis, and Agatha French. Join these four ladies as they read works of literature!
Monday, December 3, 2018
8:00 PM – 10:00
Stories BooksandCafe
1716 W Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, California 90026


WEDNESDAY


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Leland de la Durantaye presents Hannah Versus the Tree

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018
8:00 PM – 10:00
Stories BooksandCafe
1716 W Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, California 90026



FRIDAY


Brittany Ackerman, Siel Ju, & Nicelle Davis discuss and sign Perpetual Motion Machine, Cake Time, & The Walled Wife

Friday, December 7, 2018
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069


CSULB Creative Writing MFA Reading Series

Friday, December 7th 2018
7pm
Gatsby Books
5535 E Spring St.
Long Beach, CA 90808


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SUNDAY


Why There Are Words – Los Angeles presents This Is Not a Christmas Reading

Join host and emcee, Patrick O’Neil and co-host Ashley Perez for an unforgettable evening with authors Sanjiv Bhattacharya, Devin Galaudet, Eric J. Guignard, Shawna Kenney, Anne-Marie Kinney, and Jim Ruland.Sunday, December 9, 2018
6:30pm
KaffeBaren
1000 South Olive St. (at Olympic Blvd.)
Los Angeles, CA 90015


Library Girl + Roar Shack Present: I Have Loved the Story of My Life.

Featuring Writers: liz gonzalez, Steve Hochman, Henry Mortensen, Tanya White
+ Mary Woronov reading from their work.
Sunday, December 9, 2018
7pm
Ruskin Group Theatre
3000 Airport Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90405


The New Short Fiction Series

Sunday, December 9, 2018
7pm
The Federal Bar
5303 Lankershim Blvd.
North Hollywood CA 91601

Literary Events in Los Angeles for the week of November 26, 2018

Issue 117

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Roxanne Veletzos discusses and signs The Girl They Left Behind

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Monday, November 26, 2018
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069


TUESDAY


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Diane Leslie’s Book Group with Laila Lalami discuss The Moor’s Account

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018
5:00pm to 7:00pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore
225 26th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90402


THURSDAY


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Calvin Gimpelevich discusses his short story collection Invasions

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Thursday, November 29, 2018
7:30pm
The Last Bookstore
453 South Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013


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Christian Kracht discusses and signs The Dead

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Thursday, November 29, 2018
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069



FRIDAY


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Dan DeWeese, with Daniel Quartz, discusses and signs Gielgud

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Friday, November 30, 2018
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069


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SUNDAY


Elizabeth Gilbert & Cheryl Strayed in Conversation

Sunday, December 2, 2018
3pm
Royce Hall, UCLA
10745 Dickson Ct
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Literary Events in Los Angeles for the week of November 19, 2018

Issue 116

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MONDAY


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Anita Felicelli & Huda Al-Marashi discuss and sign Love Songs for a Lost Continent & First Comes Marriage

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Monday, November 19, 2018
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069


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A night of crime with authors Tim Hallinan and Naomi Hirahara

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Monday, November 19, 2018
7:00pm
Chevalier’s Books
126 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004


SATURDAY


INDIES FIRST – SHOP SMALL THIS SATURDAY

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SUNDAY


California School of the Arts Reading

Sunday, November 25, 2018
6:00pm
The Last Bookstore
453 South Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013

Literary Events in Los Angeles for the week of November 12, 2018

Issue 115

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MONDAY


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Michael Connelly discusses Dark Sacred Night with Paul Levine

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Monday, November 12, 2018
8pm
Ann and Jerry Moss Theatre
New Roads School
Herb Alpert Educational Village
3131 Olympic Blvd.,
Santa Monica, CA 90404


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Margo Sorenson discusses and signs Secrets in Translation

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Monday, November 12, 2018
7pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101


TUESDAY


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Wayne Barton launches Peach

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018
7:30pm
The Last Bookstore
453 South Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013


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Michelle Hodkin, in conversation with Daria Polatin, discusses The Reckoning of Noah Shaw

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018
7:00pm
Chevalier’s Books
126 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004


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Joseph Fink celebrates his novel Alice Isn’t Dead

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018
7:00pm
The Grove at Farmers Market
189 The Grove Drive Suite K 30
Los Angeles, CA 90036


WEDNESDAY


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John Wray discusses and signs Godsend

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069


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Nathan Englander: A Reading and Conversation with David Ulin

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018
6:00pm
Balch Auditorium
Scripps College 1030 Columbia Ave.
Claremont, CA 91711


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Tom Hanks in conversation with Tim Long

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018
8:00pm
Aratani Theatre
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
244 S. San Pedro Street
Downtown Los Angeles, CA 90012


THURSDAY


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Spaceland presents: Kat Gardiner reading from her new book of microfiction Little Wonder
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with author Amy Fleisher Madden

Thursday, November 15, 2018
7pm (21+, FREE)
The Love Song Bar
450 S Main Strett
Los Angeles, California 90013



FRIDAY


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Kayla Olson, with Sarah Enni, discusses and signs This Splintered Silence

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Friday, November 16, 2018
7pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 East Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101


SATURDAY


UC Irvine MFA Reading Series

Saturday, November 17, 2018
7:00pm
The Last Bookstore
453 South Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013


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Shaun Barger discusses and signs Mage Against the Machine

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Saturday, November 17, 2018
4:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069


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Meet Alan Brennert: Author of Molakai

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Saturday, November 17, 2018
1:00pm ~ $25 get tickets here
ST. GREGORYS’ EPISCOPAL CHURCH
6201 E. Willow St.
Long Beach, California 90815


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SUNDAY


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Natasha Solomons reads from House of Gold

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Sunday, November 18, 2018
1:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 East Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101


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Paul Kleiman discusses and signs Smoking in Bed

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Sunday, November 18, 2018
3:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


Literary Events in Los Angeles for the week of November 5, 2018

LitWeekLA November 5 2018

Issue 114

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MONDAY


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Home Fire: An Evening with Kamila Shamsie

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Monday, November 5, 2018
7 p.m.
Town and Gown
University of Southern California
665 Exposition Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90089


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Seth Greenland discusses The Hazards of Good Fortune with Tom Lutz

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Monday, November 5, 2018
7 p.m.
Chevalier’s Books
126 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004


TUESDAY


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Éric Vuillard discusses his book The Order of the Day with Tom Lutz and Laurie Winer

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027


WEDNESDAY


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Otis College of Art and Design, Visiting Writers Series presents Jade Chang

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018
7:30pm
Otis College of Art and Design
9045 Lincoln Boulevard
The Forum, Goldsmith Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90045


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Well-Read Black Girl: Glory Edim

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018
7:00
Balch Auditorium
Scripps College 1030 Columbia Ave.
Claremont, CA 91711


THURSDAY


WCCW Reading Series: UNSCHOOLED

The WCCW Reading Series is a quarterly literary reading series organized by Sara Finnerty and Nina Rota, presenting Frankie Norstad, Amina Cain, Laura Vena, and Adrienne Walser.
Thursday, November 8, 2018
7:30-9:30
Women’s Center for Creative Work
2425 Glover Place
Los Angeles, CA 90031


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The Best Small Fictions 2018 Anthology Reading

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Contributors set to appear: Lori Sambol Brody, Christoper DeWan, Ruth LeFaive, Jan Stinchcomb, and Denise Tolan.
Thursday, November 8, 2018
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069



FRIDAY


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Jason Starr, with Jerry Stahl, discusses and signs Fugitive Red

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Friday, November 9, 2018
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069


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Wayétu Moore reads from her debut novel She Would Be King

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Friday, November 9, 2018
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


SATURDAY


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Vroman’s Walk of Fame Dedication Ceremony Honoring Naomi Hirahara

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Saturday, November 10, 2018
12:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101


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SUNDAY


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Marissa Meyer celebrates the release of the second installment in her Renegades trilogy, Archenemies.

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Sunday, November 11, 2018
7pm
The Last Bookstore
453 S Spring St – Ground Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90013


Library Girl Presents

Sunday, November 11, 2018
7pm
Ruskin Group Theatre
3000 Airport Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90405


The New Short Fiction Series

Sunday, November 11, 2018
7pm ~ $10-20
The Federal Bar
5303 Lankershim Blvd.
North Hollywood CA 91601

Literary Events in Los Angeles for the week of October 29, 2018

litweekla October 2018

Issue 113

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MONDAY


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Jeffrey Lewis discusses and signs Bealport: A Novel of a Town

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Monday, October 29, 2018
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


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Vroman’s Presents an Evening with Sarah J. Maas

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Monday, October 29, 2018
7:00pm to 8:30pm ~ $24-48 tickets
The Pasadena Playhouse
39 S El Molino Ave
Pasadena, CA 91101


TUESDAY


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Leif Enger discusses and signs Virgil Wander

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101


WEDNESDAY


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Jennifer L. Armentrout celebrates her romantic YA science fiction series The Darkest Star

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Wednesday October 31, 2018
7:00 PM
B&N The Grove at Farmers Market
189 The Grove Drive Suite K 30
Los Angeles, CA 90036


THURSDAY


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Susan Orlean in conversation with Burbank’s Library Services Director Elizabeth Goldman

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Thursday, November 1, 2018
7pm
Buena Vista Branch Library
300 N. Buena Vista Street
Burbank, CA 91505


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Jason Segel & Kirsten Miller discuss and sign OtherEarth

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Thursday, November 1, 2018
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101


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Christian Kracht discusses The Dead

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Thursday, November 1, 2018
7pm
Chevalier’s Books
126 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004



FRIDAY


PEN American 2018 LitFest Gala

The PEN America LitFest Gala is a highlight of the Los Angeles literary and social calendars, with over 500 guests and an impressive group of leading writers and creatives who sit among them as Literary Hosts.
Friday, November 2, 2018
6pm
The Beverly Wilshire Hotel
9500 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills


SATURDAY


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Book Launch for Jasmine Guillory’s The Proposal with Maureen Lenker

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Saturday, November 3, 2018
5pm
The Ripped Bodice
3806 Main St.
Culver City, CA 90232


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SUNDAY


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YA panel with Bree Barton, Nicole Maggi, and Maura Milan

Three feminist authors join us to discuss their most recents works. Join Nicole Maggi (What They Don’t Know), Bree Barton (Heart of Thorns), and Maura Milan (Ignite the Stars) in a conversation about female-driven YA literature in the era of #MeToo.
Sunday, November 4, 2018
5pm
B&N The Grove at Farmers Market
189 The Grove Drive Suite K 30
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Literary Events in Los Angeles for the week of October 22, 2018

Issue 112

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MONDAY


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Louisa Hall, in conversation with Ivy Pochoda, discusses Trinity

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Monday, October 22, 2018
7pm
Chevalier’s Books
126 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004


TUESDAY


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Christina Hoag discuss her novel Skin of Tattoos

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018
7pm
Lit Up OC
Bardot Bars and Coffee
662 El Camino Real, Tustin


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Joe Ide dicusses Wrecked, an IQ novel

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018
7pm
Chevalier’s Books
126 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004


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Diane Leslie’s Book Group with Edan Lepucki discuss Woman No. 17

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018
5:00pm to 7:00pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore
225 26th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90402


Celebrate MEDIA’s latest anthology Suitcase of Chrysanthemums

Featuring contributors and special guests including Daniel Dissinger, Tanya Ko Hong, Richard Loranger, Sophie Malleret, Yan Sham-Shackleton, Christian Georgescu, Doug Knott, and Daniel Yaryan, plus editor Jane Ormerod.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM PDT
Stories BooksandCafe
1716 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, California 90026


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Some Favorite Writers: Emily Wilson and The Odyssey

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018
7:30pm
HAMMER MUSEUM
10899 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA


WEDNESDAY


Literature for Justice Launch Event

Join the National Book Foundation and the Los Angeles Public Library for the launch of the Literature for Justice program, a three-year initiative by the National Book Foundation to contextualize and humanize mass incarceration through the power of books. Readings by James Kilgore, Ayelet Waldman, Robin Levi and Theresa Martinez, Kalisha Buckhanon, and Antonio Baca.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
7:00–8:00pm
Los Angeles Public Library
630 W 5th Street
Los Angeles, CA


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Jeff Jackson reads from his new book Destroy All Monsters: The Last Rock Novel with Janet Fitch

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018
7:30
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


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Maura Milan, with Romina Russell & Bree Barton, discusses and signs Ignite the Stars

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101


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Translating The Odyssey with Emily Wilson

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Hampton Room, 2nd Floor, Malott Commons
Scripps College
Claremont, CA


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Neal Shusterman celebrates Dry

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018
7:00pm
The Grove at Farmers Market
189 The Grove Drive Suite K 30
Los Angeles, CA 90036


THURSDAY


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Tammy Lynne Stoner, with Jillian Lauren & Siel Ju, discusses and signs Sugar Land

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Thursday, October 25, 2018
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


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Nancy Boyarsky discusses and signs Liar Liar

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Thursday, October 25, 2018
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101


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Book Launch for California Son by Tim Burgess

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Thursday, October 25, 2018
7:00pm
Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse
1010 Foothill Boulevard
La Cañada Flintridge, CA, 91011


FRIDAY


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Belletrist and The Paris Review present Jeffrey Eugenides, in conversation with Emma Roberts & Karah Preiss, discussing and signing The Virgin Suicides (25th Anniversary Edition)

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


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Nick Zinner, Zachary Lipez and Stacy Wakefield present their book 131 Different Things

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Friday, October 26, 2018
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


Fairytales & Scarytales: Stories & Songs for Halloween

Friday, October 26, 2018
7:00 PM 8:30 PM
Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse
1010 Foothill Boulevard
La Cañada Flintridge, CA, 91011


SATURDAY


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Markus Zusak celebrates Bridge of Clay

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Saturday October 27, 2018
1:00 PM
The Grove at Farmers Market
189 The Grove Drive Suite K 30
Los Angeles, CA 90036


Halloween Bash at The Ripped Bodice

Saturday, October 27, 2018
7:00-9:00pm ~ $30 includes a magic show, tarot reading and all the pumpkin flavored food and drinks you can eat
The Ripped Bodice
3806 Main St.
Culver City, CA 90232


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SUNDAY


Skylight Anniversary Party!

Back in 1996 Skylight Books was born and every year we get to celebrate with the community that keeps us alive. Come on down and hang out. We’ll have food, fun, and frolic! We’ll have discounts throughout the store! WE’LL HAVE A BRAND NEW TOTE BAG DESIGN!
Sunday, October 28, 2018
12:00pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027