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


WEDNESDAY


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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
Los Angeles, CA 90027


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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

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

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


WEDNESDAY


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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,

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

Issue 124

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MONDAY


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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


THURSDAY


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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



SATURDAY


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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

Literary Events in Los Angeles for the week of January 28, 2019

Issue 123

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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

Literary Events in Los Angeles for the week of January 21, 2019

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

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
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
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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MONDAY


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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
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FRIDAY


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Dan DeWeese, with Daniel Quartz, discusses and signs Gielgud

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Friday, November 30, 2018
7:00pm
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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