Literary Events in Los Angeles for the week of October 1, 2018

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Issue 109


MONDAY


Taran Matharu, with Maureen Goo, discusses and signs The Summoner’s Handbook

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


TUESDAY


Kate Atkinson, in conversation with Susan Orlean, discusses her new novel Transcription

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Tuesday, October 2, 2018
8:00pm
Ann and Jerry Moss Theatre
New Roads School
Herb Alpert Educational Village
3131 Olympic Blvd.,
Santa Monica, CA 90404


Nicole Maggi discusses and signs What They Don’t Know

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Tuesday, October 2, 2018
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101


Dennis Vaughn discusses and signs The Longboat

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Tuesday, October 2, 2018
6:30pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore
225 26th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90402


Acclaimed Bi Writers Read Their Works in Lambda LitFest

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
7:30 PM – 9:30
Stories BooksandCafe
1716 W Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles, California 90026


Laini Taylor and Lauren Oliver celebrate their latest novels Muse of Nightmares and Broken Things

Buy Muse of Nightmares Buy Broken Things
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
7:00pm
The Grove at Farmers Market
189 The Grove Drive Suite K 30
Los Angeles, CA 90036


WEDNESDAY


Hank Green: An Absolutely Remarkable Thing

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018
7:00pm ~ $30
Pasadena Presbyterian Church
585 East Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101


Otis College of Art & Design Presents Venita Blackburn

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018
7:30pm
Otis College of Art and Design
9045 Lincoln Boulevard
The Forum, Goldsmith Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90045


Kayla Cagan presents Art Boss

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018
7:30pm
Chevalier’s Books
126 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004


Peter Stone celebrates his political thriller The Perfect Candidate

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018
7:00pm
The Grove at Farmers Market
189 The Grove Drive Suite K 30
Los Angeles, CA 90036


SPONSOR


Open Book Presents:
Unraveling the Mystery of Sherlock Holmes

Thursday, October 11, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Enjoy a night of murder and mayhem at the Mountain View Mausoleum with Les Klinger, one of the world’s leading authorities on Sherlock Holmes. First, mingle with other guests at a pre-event, hosted happy hour. Then take in a spirited discussion of everything Holmesian with Les Klinger. Afterwards, join the author for a book signing and dessert reception. It’s the Sherlock Holmes adventure everyone’s dying to get into. For more information visit https://pasadenaliteraryalliance.org/open-book/


THURSDAY


Juan Gabriel Vásquez: The Shape of Ruins

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Thursday, October 4, 2018
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027



FRIDAY


LAMBDA Litfest Presents Trumpocalypse: Can Writing Books Help Save a Seriously F*cked World?

Friday, October 5, 2018
6:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027


LAMBDA Litfest: Queer Writing Teachers from UCLA Extension’s Writers’ Program

Friday, October 5, 2018
8:00pm
Skylight Books
1818 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027


Kathleen Kaufman discusses and signs Hag

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Friday, October 5, 2018
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


Author Luncheon with Juan Gabriel Vásquez for The Shape of the Ruins

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Friday, October 5, 2018
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Amici Brentwood
2538 San Vicente Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90402


Rip Rap CSULB MFA Creative Writing Reading

Friday, October 5, 2018
5:00pm
Gatsby Books
5535 E SPRING ST.
LONG BEACH CA 90808


SUNDAY


Rebekah Weatherspoon and Zoey Castille Discuss and sign their books Rafeand Stripped

Buy Rafe Buy Stripped
Sunday, October 7, 2018
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Ripped Bodice
Main Street
Culver City


Anne-Marie Kinney presents Coldwater Canyon

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Sunday, October 7, 2018
5:00pm
Skylight Books
1818 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027


David Stromberg, in conversation with Aimee Bender, presents In the Land Of Happy Tears: Yiddish Tales for Modern Times

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Sunday, October 7, 2018
10:15am
Chevalier’s Books
126 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004