Posts Tagged: Book Soup

This Week in Indie Bookstores

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Famed Indian bookseller Ram Advani has passed away at the age of 95. He had planned to continue visiting his shops until was 99.

Elton John has a favorite Los Angeles bookstore: Book Soup.

Seattle’s only bookstore dedicated to poetry is looking for a new owner.

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Notable Los Angeles: 6/16–6/22

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Monday 6/16: Rumpus cartoonist Yumi Sakugawa discusses and signs I Think I Am in Friend-Love with You. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Greg Sestero and Tom Bissell present The Disaster Artist, together with Juliette Danielle, Kyle Vogt, Robyn Paris, and Joseph Setele.

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Notable Los Angeles: 6/9–6/15

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Monday 6/9: Write Club Los Angeles presents Chapter 26: If Wishes Were Fishes. Featuring competitive readings by David Yow, Antonio Sacre, Brian Jude Leahy, Cathy Schenkelberg, Victoria Heric, and Laura House. The audience will decide the winners. Hosted by Paula Killen, Jeffery Dorchen, and Justin Welborn.

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Notable Los Angeles: 6/2–6/8

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Monday 6/2: Sarah Lotz discusses and signs The Three. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Roxane Gay reads from An Untamed State. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.

Tuesday 6/3: David Peace presents and signs Red Or Dead.

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Notable Los Angeles: 5/19–5/25

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Monday 5/19: Jane Rosenberg LaForge presents and signs An Unsuitable Princess. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Tuesday 5/20: ALOUD presents Sentence After Sentence After Sentence: Three Writers on the Not-Exactly-Random Extraordinary Ordinary Key of Life. Anne Germanacos, Dinah Lenney, and Matias Viegener, moderated by novelist Jim Krusoe.

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Notable Los Angeles: 5/12–5/18

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Monday 5/12: Maggie Shipstead presents and signs Astonish Me. 7:00 p.m. at Book Soup.

Michelle Huneven reads from Off Course, in conversation with Mona Simpson. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.

Tuesday 5/13: Stacey D’Erasmo presents and signs Wonderland, joined in conversation by singer-songwriter Beth Orton.

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