The Young Literati are throwing The Book Drop BASH! There will be cocktails, dessert, music, and some very, very cool authors. $35 Young Literati and free for participating festival authors. 8:30 p.m. at the Los Angeles Central Library.
Sunday 4/21: The L.A. Times Festival of Books continues! If you didn’t get a chance to buy a Write Like A Motherfucker mug yesterday, then buy one at the Tin House booth today! 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday 4/22: Peggy Riley presents and signs Amity & Sorrow. 7:00 p.m. at Book Soup.
Tuesday 4/23: Aloud presents Granta’s Best Young British Novelists. Nodifa Mohamed and Ross Raisin in conversation with Granta Editor John Freeman. Free. 7:15 p.m. at Mark Taper Auditorium in the Los Angeles Central Library.
Wednesday 4/24: Cartoonist Gilbert Hernandez signs Marble Season and shares a lovely slideshow ”From Funnybooks to Graphic Novels,” which features comics of his childhood. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Friday 4/26: Black Lawrence Press: West Coast Prose and Poetry will be happening! Join Elizabeth Cantwell, Tracy DeBrincat, Michael Hemmingson, Frank Montesonti, James Morrison, Jessica Piazza, and Sarah Suzor for poetry and prose readings. 8:00 p.m. at Beyond Baroque.