Literary Events in Los Angeles for the Week of July 15, 2019

Issue 147

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MONDAY


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JL Ruiz discusses his new novel Irreversible Damage

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Monday, July 15, 2019
7:30pm
The Last Bookstore
453 S Spring St
Los Angeles, CA 90013

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Allison Raskin & Gaby Dunn celebrate Please Send Help: A Novel

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Monday, July 15, 2019
7:30pm
B&N at the Farmers Market
189 The Grove Drive Los Angeles, CA 90036

TUESDAY


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Frank Strausser, with Dr. Alexander Rivkin, discusses and signs Plastic

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019
6:30pm
Diesel Bookstore
225 26th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90402

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Janet Fitch reads from her new novel Chimes of a Lost Cathedral

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027

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Kimi Eisele discusses and signs The Lightest Object in the Universe

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

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Jamil Jan Kochai in conversation about his debut novel 99 Nights in Logar

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019
7:30pm
The Last Bookstore
453 South Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013

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WEDNESDAY


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Jasmine Guillory discusses and signs The Wedding Party

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101

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Lisa Taddeo discusses her new book Three Women with Clarissa Cruz

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027

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Cristina Alger, with Allison Winn Scotch, discusses and signs Girls Like Us

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
7:00pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069

THURSDAY


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Andrea Dunlop, with Julia Whelan, discusses and signs We Came Here to Forget

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

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Authors Jasmine Guillory and Sonali Dev in conversation ,with Q&A and book signing to follow

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Thursday, July 18, 2019
7pm ~ $15 includes include book
The Ripped Bodice
Main Street
Culver City, CA


FRIDAY


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Madeleine Henry discusses and signs Breathe In, Cash Out

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

Made in L.A. Vol. 2: Chasing the Elusive Dream Launch Event

The Made in L.A. indie author co-op presents contributors to the latest installment of their annual fiction anthology series, including Sara Chisolm, Nick Duretta, Jude-Marie Green, Nolan Knight, Gabi Lorino, Allison Rose, Cody Sisco, Abigail Walthausen, and C. Gregory Thompson.
Friday, July 19, 2019
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027

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SUNDAY


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Vroman’s Local Author Day introducing Jeffrey Kwitny, Tom King, and Richard Tarlow

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Sunday, July 21, 2019
4:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101

Library Girl Presents

Sunday, July 14, 2019
7pm ~ $10 includes Dessert
Ruskin Group Theatre
3000 Airport Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90405

The New Short Fiction Series presents The Fox Girl Revival by Jan Stinchcomb

Sunday, July 14, 2019
7:00pm ~ $12-15
The Federal
5303 Lankershim Blvd.
North Hollywood, CA 91601