Literary Events in Los Angeles for the Week of July 8, 2019

Issue 146

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TUESDAY


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Book Soup at the Skirball presents Linda Holmes, with Sam Sanders, discussing and signing Evvie Drake Starts Over

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019
8:00pm ~ $28 includes the book
Skirball Cultural Center
2701 N. Sepulveda Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90049

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Abbi Waxman discusses The Bookish Life of Nina Hill with Hilary Liftin

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019
7pm
Chevalier’s Books
126 N. Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004

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J.S. Breukelaar & Ben Loory

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019
8:00pm
Stories Books & Cafe
1716 Sunset Blvd.,
Los Angeles, California 90026

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Frank Strausser discusses his debut novel PLASTIC with Dr. Alexander Rivkin

Join Frank Strausser in conversation with plastic surgeon Dr. Alexander Rivkin to discuss Hollywood’s obsession with beauty and image making, based on Strausser’s debut novel PLASTIC. Dubbed “Hollywood celebrity in the raw, combining celluloid glamour and criminal conspiracy” by Esquire writer Mike Sager, PLASTIC is a novel of psychological suspense that explores the ephemeral and diabolical world inside “the Capital of Good Looks.”
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Tuesday, July 16, 2019
6:30 pm – 8 pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore 
  225 26th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90402

THURSDAY


McSweeney’s Quarterly 56 Launch Event

Issue 56 delivers new work from Michelle Tea, Emerson Whitney, Jose Antonio Vargas, T. C. Boyle, Dantiel W. Moniz, Genevieve Hudson, Jincy Willett, to name a few, and a section of staggering fiction from emerging Nigerian writers soon to be household names, with an introduction by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
Thursday, July 11, 2019
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027

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Lauren Kate celebrates her adult novel debut Orphan’s Song in conversation with Lydia Fitzpatrick

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Thursday, July 11, 2019
7pm
The Ripped Bodice
Main Street
Culver City, CA


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FRIDAY


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David Marlett launches his new novel American Red

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Friday, July 12, 2019
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027

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SUNDAY


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Words Uncaged reading by Tobias Tubbs, George Sanchez, and Johana Diaz

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Sunday, July 14, 2019
5:00pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027

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Publication Party! Ed Rucker discusses and signs Justice Makes a Killing

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Sunday, July 14, 2019
3:00pm
Diesel Bookstore
225 26th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90402