Notable Los Angeles: 11/13–11/19
Monday 11/13: WRITE CLUB L.A. chapter 69: Music In Our Heads. Featuring readings by Sarah Stanley, Tim Rutili, Lou DiMaggio, Jesse Myers, Brett Paesel, and Jamie Koogler. Hosted by Justin Welborn, Paula Killen, and Jeff Dorchen. 7 p.m. at the Bootleg Theater. $10+ Pay what you can.
Joe Zieja discusses and signs Communication Failure (Epic Failure #2). 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Steven Ross discusses and signs Hitler in Los Angeles: How Jews Foiled Nazi Plots Against Hollywood and America. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Stefan Bucher reads from his book LetterHeads: An Eccentric Alphabet. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Tuesday 11/14: WeHo Reads presents Chris Kraus in conversation with West Hollywood City Poet Laureate Kim Dower. 7 p.m. at West Hollywood City Council Chambers.
Patty Schemel, in conversation with Shirley Manson (of Garbage), discusses and signs Hit So Hard: A Memoir. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Jefferson Morley presents The Ghost: The Secret Life of CIA Spymaster James Jesus Angleton, with Michael Scott. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
David Rocklin reads from his new novel The Night Language. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Jeanne McWilliams Blasberg reads from and signs her new novel, Eden. 8 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Wednesday 11/15: PEN Center USA and The Edison Book Club discusses Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng. 6 p.m. at The Edison. 21+.
Joe Hagan, with Susan Orlean, discusses and signs Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Paola Gianturco and Alex Sangster discuss and sign Wonder Girls: Changing Our World. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Mahtem Shiferraw reads from and discusses her poetry. 7:30 p.m. at The Forum at Otis.
Liska Jacobs reads from her debut novel Catalina, with David Ulin. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Thursday 11/16: Bill McKibben discusses and signs Radio Free Vermont: A Fable of Resistance. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Patty Schemel discusses her new memoir, Hit So Hard, in conversation with Clea Duvall. 8 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Friday 11/17: Tara Beth Leach discusses and signs Emboldened: A Vision for Empowering Women in Ministry. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Matthew Weiner presents Heather, The Totality, in conversation with Danzy Senna. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Danny Katch celebrates the launch of his new book, Why Bad Governments Happen to Good People. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Mark Bray discusses his book Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Sixteen Rivers Press presents readings by poets Erin Rodoni and Gillian Wegener. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Saturday 11/18: Kiwi Smith, Kurt Lustgarten, and Naomi Franquiz discuss Misfit City. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.
UC Irvine MFA Reading Series. Featuring readings by Miles Parnegg, Hannah Dow, Ross Green, and Joel Wood. 6 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Ambika Talwar presents My Greece: Mirrors & Metamorphoses. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Sunday 11/19: Because I Was a Girl panel, featuring Melissa de la Cruz, Margaret Stohl, Victoria Aveyard, Tina Hay, and Jill Lorie. 3 p.m. at Book Soup.
Beyond Words presents Forrest Roth, Chuck Rosenthal, and Kate Haake, from What Books Press and Goldline Press. 4:30 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
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