Posts Tagged: David Ulin

Notable Los Angeles: 3/19–3/25

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Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week!

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Notable Los Angeles: 1/15–1/21

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Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week!

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Notable Los Angeles: 10/30–11/5

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Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week!

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Notable Los Angeles: 10/16–10/22

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Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week!

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Notable Los Angeles: 10/9–10/15

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Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week!

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Notable Los Angeles: 10/2–10/8

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Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week!

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Notable Los Angeles: 9/11–9/17

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Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week!

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Notable Los Angeles: 8/14–8/20

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Monday 8/14: WRITE CLUB Los Angeles Chapter 66: Strange Magick. Featuring readings by Yasamin Safarzadeh, Anahita Safarzadeh, Justin Welborn, Raven Mystere, Marc Rigaud, and Vincent Lacey. Hosted by Paula Killen, Justin Wellborn, and Jeff Dorchen. 7 p.m. at The Bootleg Theater. $10–20/pay what you can. Michelle Kuo discusses and signs Reading with Patrick: A Teacher, a […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 5/29–6/4

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Monday 5/29: Happy Memorial Day! Take a moment to remember those who served and are no longer with us. Jonathan Gould, with Tom Vickers, discusses and signs Otis Redding: An Unfinished Life. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

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Notable Los Angeles: 5/15–5/21

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Monday 5/15: Bianca Bosker discusses and signs Cork Dork: A Wine-Fueled Adventure Among the Obsessive Sommeliers, Big Bottle Hunters, and Rogue Scientists Who Taught Me to Live. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. Tuesday 5/16: Brown Paper Press and Peter Gajdics celebrates the release of his new memoir, The Inheritance of Shame. 7 p.m. at Fingerprints.

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Notable Los Angeles: 3/6–3/12

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Lambda Literary Festival kicks off a week-long series of events celebrating contemporary, diverse voices in SoCal! All of them are free and open to the public. We’ve included some highlights here, but for the full list go to their website. Monday 3/6: Erika Lewis discusses and signs Game of Shadows. 6:30 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore. Yes […]

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Swinging Modern Sounds #73: Prince Rogers Nelson, Guitar Player: A Symposium

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I started thinking about additional, more slantwise ways we might talk about his legacy. What if I organized a bunch of guitar players?

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Anna March’s Reading Mixtape #15: Beautiful Renderings of Complex Locales

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In both fiction and non-fiction, I love a book that helps us unravel ourselves by illuminating place, a book that transports me from here to there. These six books will take you far… and deliver you.

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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First, Brandon Hicks’s most recent comic provides a guidepost for the maturing male artist. Then, in a cutting Saturday Essay, Eileen G’Sell exposes the forward-looking and regressive trends in advertising. Though Progressive’s fully-clothed and “offbeat” spokeswoman, “Flo,” is a step in the right direction, other advertisers seem to be balking. And in a review of Carl Phillips’s thirteenth collection, Reconnaissance, […]

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The Saturday Rumpus Interview: Karrie Higgins

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The more narratives that approach reality “differently” get treated as “insane” or “unreal,” the less readers are exposed to them, and the more “unreal” or “insane” they seem. It’s like a feedback loop.

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David Ulin on the LOA’s Raymond Carver

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“What We Talk About When We Talk About Love is stunningly desolate, a group of stories so laconic they almost perfectly reflect the resignation of characters struggling with alcoholism, infidelity and the desperation of diminished dreams… “Despite the book’s success, Carver was unhappy at how he was labeled; “There’s something about ‘minimalist,’ ” he grumbled […]

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