Literary Events in Los Angeles for the Week of March 25, 2019

Issue 131

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Matt de la Peña discusses and signs Superman: Dawnbreaker

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Monday, March 25, 2019
6:30pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101


TUESDAY


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Samira Ahmed reads from her new novel Internment with Brandy Colbert

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


Homo-centric: Spring-loaded! with Rebecca Bendheim, Anthony Moses Sanchez, and Kyle T. Wilson

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
7:30 PM
Stories BooksandCafe
1716 W Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, California 90026


WEDNESDAY


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William E. Jones reads from his debut novel I’m Open To Anything

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


Carol Anne Perini shares her new book of short stories, Inexplicably Irrational, with authors Penelope Lowder, Jaha Zainabu, and Wendy Rainey

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
7:30pm ~ $20
The Last Bookstore
453 S Spring St
Los Angeles, CA 90013


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Alfred Gough & Miles Millar, in conversation with Gregg Hurwitz, discuss Double Exposure

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019
7pm
Chevalier’s Books
126 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004


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James Rollins discusses and signs Crucible: A Thriller

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Thursday, March 28, 2019
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101



FRIDAY


Matthew Spradlin discusses and signs The Devils

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Friday, March 29, 2019
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


SUNDAY


Santa Monica Review Presents…

Welcome by reviewer, editor and literary arts booster David Kipen
Erik Kongshaug introduced by Peggy Reavey
Kareem Tayyar introduced by Donna Hilbert
Marilyn Manolakas introduced by Katya Apekina
Suzanne Greenberg introduced by Stephen Cooper
Sunday, March 31, 2019
5pm
The Edye, SMC Performing Arts Center
1310 11th Street,
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Literary Events in Los Angeles for the week of March 18, 2019

Issue 130

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Maura Roosevelt, in conversation with Katya Apekina, discusses and signs Baby of the Family

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Monday, March 18, 2019
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101


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Cory Doctorow celebrate his latest book Radicalized

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Monday March 18, 2019
7:00 PM
The Grove at Farmers Market
Los Angeles, CA 90036


TUESDAY


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John Lanchester, in conversation with David Ulin, discusses and signs The Wall

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101


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Andrea Bartz, in conversation with Heather Wood Rudúlph, discusses and signs The Lost Night

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069


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Tom Rosenstiel discusses The Good Lie

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
7:00pm
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126 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004


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Eleanor Seigler reads from too much beauty with Matt Malloy and Meredith Westgate Russo

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
7:30pm
The Last Bookstore
453 S Spring St
Los Angeles, CA 90013


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Jonathan Evison discusses and signs Lawn Boy

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101


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Mark Doten reads from his new novel Trump Sky Alpha

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


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Book signing with Leigh Bardugo!

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019
7:00pm
Chevalier’s Books
126 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004


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Gary Grossman & Ed Fuller discuss and sign Red Hotel

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Thursday, March 21, 2019
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101



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Christopher Cantwell Discusses his new graphic novel She Could Fly with Nick Dazé

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Friday, March 22, 2019
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


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John McMahon discusses and signs The Good Detective

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Friday, March 22, 2019
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101


SATURDAY


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Aatif Rashid reads from his debut novel Portrait of Sebastian Khan

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Saturday, March 23, 2019
5:00pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


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Publication Party! Laila Lalami discusses and signs The Other Americans

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Saturday, March 23, 2019
4:00pm to 5:00pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore
225 26th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90402


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Cindy Pon celebrates the release of her new novel

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Saturday, March 23, 2019
4:00pm
The Ripped Bodice
Main Street
Culver City, CA


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Literary Events in Los Angeles for the week of March 11, 2019

Issue 129

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April Wahlin reads from her second novel Pandora Syndrome

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Monday, March 11, 2019
7:30pm
The Last Bookstore
453 South Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013


TUESDAY


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Ottessa Moshfegh discusses McGlue with Amanda Stern

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019
7:30pm
Central Library
630 West 5th Street
Mark Taper Auditorium
Los Angeles, CA 90071


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Deanna Raybourn celebrates her new novel A Dangerous Collaboration in conversation with Entertainment Weekly’s Maurene Lenker

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019
7:00pm
The Ripped Bodice
Main Street
Culver City, CA


WEDNESDAY


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Don Winslow reads from the final book in his Cartel trilogy The Border

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


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Otis College of Art and Design presents Daniel A. Olivas

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019
7:30pm
The Forum
9045 Lincoln Boulevard
Goldsmith Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90045


THURSDAY


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Don Winslow reads from The Border

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Thursday, March 14, 2019
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 East Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101


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Richard Chiem reads from King of Joy

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Thursday, March 14, 2019
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027


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Erik Tarloff discusses and signs The Woman in Black

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Thursday, March 14, 2019
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069



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Mesha Maren, in conversation with essayist Randal O’Wain, discusses and signs Sugar Run

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Friday, March 15, 2019
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069

Literary Events in Los Angeles for the week of March 4, 2019

Issue 128

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TUESDAY


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An Evening with Michael Ondaatje

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Tuesday, March 5
7 – 9 p.m.
Bovard Auditorium, USC
3661 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, CA 90089


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Taylor Jenkins Reid discusses and signs Daisy Jones & the Six

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069


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Lisa See discusses and signs The Island of Sea Women

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019
7:00pm
Chevalier’s Books
126 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004


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Nina Revoyr reads from her new novel A Student of History

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Thursday, March 7, 2019
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


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Irvine Welsh, in conversation with Mark Haskell Smith, discusses and signs Dead Men’s Trousers

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Thursday, March 7, 2019
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


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Lisa See discusses and signs The Island of Sea Women

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Thursday, March 7, 2019
6:30pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore
225 26th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90402



FRIDAY


ArtNight Pasadena

Stop by Red Hen Press on ArtNight to help celebrate their 25th anniversary! Watch a book grow from seed to flower, fight crime with our fitness superhero, attend an eco-friendly cooking demo, and get FREE books!
Red Hen Press
1450 Lincoln Ave
Pasadena, CA 91103


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Lisa See discusses and signs The Island of Sea Women

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Friday, March 8, 2019
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101


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Lilliam Rivera reads from her new YA novel Dealing in Dreams with Virginia Isadd

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Friday, March 8, 2019
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


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Author Luncheon! Elinor Lipman discusses and signs Good Riddance

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Friday, March 8, 2019
12:00pm to 2:00pm, $75 includes the book
Amici Brentwood
2538 San Vicente Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90402


SATURDAY


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Jennifer E. Smith, in conversation with Morgan Matson, discusses and signs Field Notes on Love

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Saturday, March 9, 2019
4:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101


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Nikki Barthelmess reads from her debut YA novel The Quiet You Carry with Autumn Krause

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Saturday, March 9, 2019
5:00pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


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SUNDAY


The New Short Fiction Series presents Exciting Times, Jim and other stories by g c cunningham

Sunday, March 10, 2019
7:00PM
The Federal
5303 Lankershim Blvd.
North Hollywood, CA 91601


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Time is the Longest Distance with Author Janet Clare

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Sunday, March 10, 2019
3pm
Gatsby Books
5535 E SPRING ST.
LONG BEACH CA 90808

Literary Events in Los Angeles for the week of February 25, 2019

Issue 127

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TUESDAY


Homo-centric at Stories BooksandCafe

This is the 10th year of homo-centric! Come be a part of L.A.’s venerable LGBTQ reading series 7:30 pm Tuesday February 26th at Stories Books and Cafe in Echo Park.
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
7:30 PM
Stories BooksandCafe
1716 W Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, California 90026


WEDNESDAY


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Otis College Presents: Ramona Ausubel

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019
7:30pm
The Forum
Goldsmith Campus
9045 Lincoln Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90045


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Nina LaCour discusses We Are Okay with Nicola Yoon

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019
7:00 PM
The Ripped Bodice
3806 Main St.
Culver City, CA 90232


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Chris Cander reads from her new novel The Weight of a Piano

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


THURSDAY


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Open Book Presents: An Evening with Leif Enger, Ten Years in the Making

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Thursday, February 28, 2019
7:00pm ~ $35-50.00
Sierra Madre Playhouse
87 W Sierra Madre Blvd.
Sierra Madre, CA 91024



FRIDAY


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Jen Beagin discusses and signs Vacuum in the Dark

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Friday, March 1, 2019
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101


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Jeff Johnson discusses and signs The Animals After Midnight

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Friday, March 1, 2019
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069


SATURDAY


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Christopher Rice celebrates his new novel Blood Echo with Eric Shaw Quinn

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Saturday, March 2, 2019
3:00 PM
The Ripped Bodice
3806 Main St.
Culver City, CA 90232


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Sarah Enni in conversation with Tahereh Mafi

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Sunday, March 3, 2019
4:00 PM
The Ripped Bodice
3806 Main St.
Culver City, CA 90232

Literary Events in Los Angeles for the week of February 18, 2019

Issue 126

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Sara Holland and Laura Sebastian, with Jessica Cluess discuss and sign Evermore and Lady Smoke

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019
6:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101


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Chloe Aridjis reads from her new novel Sea Monsters

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


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Mel’s Love Land with Melanie Lutz

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019
8:00pm
The Last Bookstore
453 S Spring St – Ground Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90013


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Marlon James In conversation with Roxane Gay

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019
6pm
Museum of African American Art
4005 Crenshaw Boulevard
LA Public Library
Los Angeles, CA 90008


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Charlie Jane Anders reads from The City in the Middle of the Night

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


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Melissa Scrivner Love, in conversation with Jade Chang, discusses and signs American Heroin

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


THURSDAY


Special Pre-Release Event for The Highly Anticipated Novel The Auctioneer

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Thursday, February 21, 2019
7pm
Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse
1010 Foothill Boulevard
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011


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Elizabeth McCracken reads from her new novel Bowlaway with Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney

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Thursday, February 21, 2019
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027


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Percival Everett presents The Book of Training

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Thursday, February 21, 2019
7pm
Chevalier’s Books
126 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004


FRIDAY


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Alan Brennert discusses and signs Daughter of Moloka’i

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Friday, February 22, 2019
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101


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Holly Goldberg Sloan and Meg Wolitzer present To Night Owl From Dogfish

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Friday, February 22, 2019
7pm
Chevalier’s Books
126 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004


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Marlon James reads from Black Leopard, Red Wolf

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Friday, February 22, 2019
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
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Marissa Kennerson, with Mai Bloomfield, discusses and signs Tarot

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Saturday, February 23, 2019
5:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101


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Mystery writer Roger Angle

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Saturday, February 23, 2019
3:00pm
Gatsby Books
5535 E SPRING ST.
LONG BEACH CA 90808


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Author & Country Musician Robert Hunter

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Saturday, February 23, 2019
4:30pm
Gatsby Books
5535 E SPRING ST.
LONG BEACH CA 90808


SUNDAY


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The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm: Tales from Alagaesia (Volume 1: Eragon)

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Sunday February 24, 2019
3:00 PM
The Grove at Farmers Market
Los Angeles, CA 90036

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Issue 125

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Elizabeth Letts discusses and signs Finding Dorothy

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101


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Melissa Broder at The Forum

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019
7:30
The Forum at Otis College
9045 Lincoln Boulevard
Goldsmith Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90045



FRIDAY


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Janet Fitch and Sophia Shalmiyev in conversation with Lisa Mecham

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Friday, February 15, 2019
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Stories BooksandCafe
1716 W Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, California 90026


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Keith Scribner reads from his new novel Old Newgate Road

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Friday, February 15, 2019
7:30pm
Skylight Bookstore
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


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Jill Santopolo, in conversation with Taylor Jenkins Reid, discusses and signs More Than Words

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Friday, February 15, 2019
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


SATURDAY


Mercy Not Sacrifice with Author Dan Parks

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Saturday, February 16, 2019
3pm
Gatsby Books
5535 E SPRING ST.
LONG BEACH CA 90808


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Angie Thomas discusses and signs On the Come Up

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Saturday, February 16, 2019
2pm
Barnes & Noble
The Grove
Los Angeles, CA 90036


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Darynda Jones Book Signing

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Saturday, February 16, 2019
4:00pm
The Ripped Bodice
Main Street
Culver City, CA,

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Chloe Benjamin, in conversation with Nicole Richie, discusses and signs The Immortalists

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Monday, February 4, 2019
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


TUESDAY


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Johannes Lichtman reads from his debut novel Such Good Work

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027


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Robin LaFevers, with Sarah Enni, discusses and signs Courting Darkness

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101


WEDNESDAY


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Leigh Bardugo is hitting the road in support of her next adventure in the Grishaverse, King of Scars

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019
7:30pm (special fan meet-up: 5:30pm)
Barnes & Noble
The Grove at Farmers Market
Los Angeles, CA 90036


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Nikki Darling reads from her debit novel Fade Into You

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


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Samuel W. Gailey discusses and signs The Guilt We Carry

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


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Ben H. Winters discusses and signs Golden State

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019
6:30pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore
225 26th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90402


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Jesmyn Ward & Mitchell Jackson in Conversation

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Thursday, February 7, 2019
8:00pm ~ $29-59
UCLA
Center for the Performing Arts


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Group event presenting A People’s Future of the United States: Speculative Fiction from 25 Extraordinary Writers

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Thursday, February 7, 2019
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101



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Cocktails & Conversation with RACHEL CUSK

Your ticket directly supports the Los Angeles Review of Books, a 501(c)(3) public service nonprofit, and is tax-deductible.
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Saturday, February 9, 2019
6pm Sponsors ~ $75
7pm Guests ~ $250
Hosted by Los Angeles Review of Books
A Private Home
Los Angeles, CA 90039


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John August signs Arlo Finch in the Lake of the Moon

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Saturday, February 9, 2019
12:30pm
Chevalier’s Books
126 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004


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SUNDAY


IWOSC Reads Its Own

IWOSC Reads Its Own is a spellbinding afternoon of eclectic, eccentric, and exemplary works – from poems to true stories to hilarious monologues and beyond, read aloud by distinguished IWOSC scribes. Fifteen of IWOSC’s talented member writers will read short excerpts from their work.
Sunday, February 10, 2019
2:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101


Narratives of the Southwest: Mexican Schools

Join us for the first installment of a groundbreaking quarterly series that combines storytelling, history, and poetry to share narratives about events past and present that continue to shape this country from this region we call home. Mexican Schools featuring poets/educators: Matt Sedillo, Irene Sanchez, Angelina Saenz, and Fernando Salinas, with narration by Sean Arce.
Sunday, February 10, 2019
4pm
Beyond Baroque
681 North Venice Boulevard
Venice, CA 90291


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Lawrence Grobel discusses and signs The Narcissist: Stories

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Sunday, February 10, 2019
3:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


Evelyn Dewolfe reads from her novel Hanadai: The Price of the Flower

Sunday, February 10, 2019
4pm
Chevalier’s Books
126 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004


Library Girl Presents: I Love You A Thousand Ways

Sunday, February 10, 2019
7pm ~ $10
Ruskin Group Theatre
3000 Airport Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90405


The New Short Fiction Series presents Down Under and other stories by Susan Berman

Sunday, February 10, 2019
7pm ~ $12-15
The Federal Bar
5303 Lankershim Blvd.
North Hollywood, CA 91601


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Meet the Author of The Swan, Banoo Mehr

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Sunday, February 10, 2019
3pm
Gatsby Books
5535 E SPRING ST.
LONG BEACH CA 908

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TUESDAY


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Audrey Harris and Matthew Gleeson discuss their translation of Amparo Dávila’s The Houseguest

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027


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Publication Party! Gregg Hurwitz discusses and signs Out of the Dark

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019
6:30pm to 7:30pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore
225 26th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90402


WEDNESDAY


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Thomas Perry discusses and signs The Burglar

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101


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Madhuri Vijay reads from her debut novel The Far Field

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


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Otis College presents Andre Dubus III at The Forum

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019
7:30pm
The Forum
9045 Lincoln Boulevard
Goldsmith Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90045


THURSDAY


PEN Emerging Voices Welcome Party

Join Judy Choi, Anthony Hoang, Fajer Alexander Khansa, T.K. Lê, and Dare Williams for short readings.
Thursday, January 31, 2019
7:00-9:00
Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE)
6522 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026


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Sam Lipsyte reads from Hark

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Thursday, January 31, 2019
7:30
Skylight Books
1818 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027


Not Your Average Thriller

The Last Bookstore presents four thriller/crime writers with their most recent books: Eric Beetner with “All the Way Down,” Sarah Chen with “The Night of the Flood,” Roger Angle with “The Disappearance of Maggie Collins,” and Gray Basnight with “Flight of the Fox.”
Thursday, January 31, 2019
7:30
The Last Bookstore
453 South Spring Street
Ground Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90013


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A Conversation with Crazy Rich Asians author Kevin Kwan

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Thursday, January 31, 2019
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Garrison Theater
Scripps College 241 E. 10th Street
Claremont, CA 91711 United States



SATURDAY


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Michelle Tea reads from the final installment fo her YA trilogy Castle on the River Vistual with Brendan Scannell

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Saturday, February 2, 2019
5:00pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


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SUNDAY


It’s 5 o’clock Somewhere

With authors Janet Fitch, John Tottenham, Derek D. Brown, Diana Wagman, and Sandy Yang.
Sunday, February 3, 2019
5pm
Chevalier’s Books
126 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004


Why There Are Words – Los Angeles presents This Is Definitely Not the Super Bowl

Join hosts Patrick O’Neil and Ashley Perez with authors Dennis Cruz, Alex Espinoza, Anita Gill, Natalie Graham, Lauren Marks, Sarah Stone.
Sunday, February 3, 2019
6:30pm
KaffeBaren
1000 South Olive St. (at Olympic Blvd.)
Los Angeles, CA 90015

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Issue 122

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MONDAY


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Author Ian Mark reads from his debut novel Love from Amanda to Zoey

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Monday, January 21, 2019
7:30pm
The Last Bookstore
453 South Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013


TUESDAY


PEN America presents: New Year New Books

Join Shauna Barbosa, Ingrid Rojas Contreras, Franklin Leonard, Susan Orlean, and Michelle Tea as they raise a glass to our favorite books of 2018.
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Band of Vices
5376 W. Adams Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90016


WEDNESDAY


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Otis College presents Ingrid Rojas Contreras at The Forum

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
7:30pm
The Forum
9045 Lincoln Boulevard
Goldsmith Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90045


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Sarah Tarkoff discusses and signs Fearless

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069



FRIDAY


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Michael Conant discusses and signs Mother’s Child

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Friday, January 25, 2019
7pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 East Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101


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Rabeah Ghaffari reads from her debut novel To Keep The Sun Alive

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Friday, January 25, 2019
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027


SATURDAY


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Johanna Hedva discusses their novel On Hell with Asher Hartman

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Saturday, January 26, 2019
5:00pm
Skylight Books
1818 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027


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Roshani Chokshi celebrates her latest novel The Gilded Wolves

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Saturday January 26, 2019
2:00 PM
The Grove at Farmers Market
189 The Grove Drive Suite K 30
Los Angeles, CA 90036


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SUNDAY


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Publication Party! Amanda Sthers discusses and signs Holy Lands

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Sunday, January 27, 2019
3:00pm to 4:00pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore
225 26th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90402