Literary Events in Los Angeles for the Week of September 9, 2019

Issue 155

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MONDAY


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Book Readings with Author Sula Miller

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Monday, September 9, 2019
1pm
Pan Pacific Senior Activity Center
141 S. Gardner St.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
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TUESDAY


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An Evening With Fantasy Authors D.J. Butler, Christopher Husberg, Christopher Ruocchio, and Luke Tarzian

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019
5:30pm
Flintridge Bookstore
1010 Foothill Boulevard La Cañada Flintridge, CA
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Liza Palmer discusses and signs The Nobodies

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019
7:00pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101

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Robin Page discusses and signs Small Silent Things

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019
6:30pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore
225 26th St
Santa Monica, CA 90402

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Scripps Presents Sehba Sarwar

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019
12:15pm
Hampton Room
Scripps College 1030 Columbia Ave.
Claremont, CA 91711 United States

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Emma Donoghue in conversation with Marisa Matarazzo

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019
8pm ~ $20-43
William Turner Gallery
Bergamot Station Arts Center
2525 Michigan Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90404

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Book Readings with Author Sula Miller

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019
1pm
Sherman Oaks East Valley Adult Center
5056 Van Nuys, Bldg. C-Library,
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
More info: (818) 386-9674 / kelci.verdugo@lacity.org

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WEDNESDAY


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Drew Minh Launches His Debut Novel Neon Empire

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019
7:30pm
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027

THURSDAY


WCCW Reading Series: WORK & LABOR

Nina Rota and Bridgette Bianca welcome authors Sehba Sarwar, Irene Sanchez, Camari Carter-Hawkins, Amoni Thompson-Jones, and Miya King.
Thursday, September 12, 2019
7:30pm
Women’s Center for Creative Work – WCCW
2425 Glover Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90031

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Susan Steinberg reads from her debut novel Machine with Sarah Manguso

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

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Amy Waldman discusses and signs A Door in the Earth

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Thursday, September 12, 2019
6:30pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore
225 26th St
Santa Monica, CA 90402

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A celebration of Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments with local authors Julie Berry & Catherine Linka

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Thursday, September 12, 2019
6:00pm
Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse
1010 Foothill Boulevard
La Cañada Flintridge


FRIDAY


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Maika & Maritza Moulite discuss and sign Dear Haiti, Love Alaine

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Friday, September 13, 2019
7:00pm

SATURDAY


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Anthony McCann and Brian Evenson read from their new books Shadowlands and Song For The Unraveling Of The World

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

Penny Reid, April White & Cathy Yardley discuss their new collaborative series Smartypants Romance

Saturday, September 14, 2019
3:30pm ~ $5-10
The Ripped Bodice
Main Street
Culver City, CA

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Author Janet Fitch discusses Chimes of a Lost Cathedral

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Saturday, September 14, 2019
3:00 pm
Pasadena Central Library
285 East Walnut Street
Pasadena, CA 91101

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SUNDAY


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Cathleen Schine discusses and signs The Grammarians

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Sunday, September 15, 2019
3pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore
225 26th St
Santa Monica, CA 90402

Failure Panel

Hear from authors Liza Palmer, Chaz Lamar, Frederick Smith, Maika and Maritza Moulite as they talk about the failures, the big risks and the inspirational stories that gave them the courage to keep going. Come, listen and walk away knowing it’s never just you who has battled feelings of giving up.
Sunday, September 15, 2019
3pm
The Ripped Bodice
Main Street
Culver City, CA