Literary Events in Los Angeles for the Week of August 19, 2019

Issue 152

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TUESDAY


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Love and Death Among the Cheetahs with Rhys Bowen

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019
7pm
Starbucks across the street from Mystery Ink Bookstore
8907 Warner Ave.
Huntington Beach, CA 92647

THURSDAY


SKYLIGHT STAFF SHOWCASE!

We play in bands. We write plays, poems, and short stories. We draw and paint and sculpt. We make films, zines and podcasts. We even tell jokes. Come and see us do the things we do.
Thursday, August 22, 2019
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027


FRIDAY


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Aya De Leon discusses her new book Side Chick Nation with special guests

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Friday, August 23, 2019
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027

SATURDAY


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Téa Obreht discusses Inland with Lydia Fitzpatrick

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Saturday, August 24, 2019
5:30pm
Chevalier’s Books
126 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004

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Made In LA – Literary Showcase & Book Launch

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Saturday, August 24, 2019
7:00pm
Gatsby Books
5535 E Spring St.
Long Beach, CA 90808

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Howard Michael Gould discusses Below The Line

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Saturday, August 24, 2019
3pm
Mystery Ink Bookstore
8907 Warner Ave.
Huntington Beach, CA 92647

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SUNDAY


Celebrate Our Words

Featuring writers Sehba Sarwar, Jamie Asaye FitzGerald, Lisbeth Coiman, Lucy Rodriguez-Hanley, and Alicia Vogl Saenz. Two high school students, Sofia Barrios and Minal Saldivar, will read fresh work.
Sunday, August 25, 2019
2-4pm
Pasadena Central Library Dwight Wright Auditorium
285 E Walnut St
Pasadena, CA

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Vroman’s Local Author Day introducing Jefferson Travis Croushere & Amina Warsuma

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Sunday, August 25, 2019
4:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101

Mexican Schools: A Reading of Resistance

With Angelina Sáenz, Matt Sedillo, Fernando Salinas, Irene Sanchez and Sean Arce.
Sunday, August 25, 2019
2-4pm
Avenue 50 Studio
131 North Ave 50
Highland Park, CA