Posts Tagged: The Last Bookstore

Breaking Through: Gayle Brandeis Discusses The Art of Misdiagnosis

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Gayle Brandeis discusses her memoir, The Art of Misdiagnosis, out today from Beacon Press.

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This Week in Indie Bookstores

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The next victim of Amazon’s physical stores will be Chicago. If Los Angeles is having a literary renaissance, it is happing at The Last Bookstore. A bookstore in Tampa pokes fun at Amy Schumer poking fun at Tampa.

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This Week in Indie Bookstores

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The World Bank houses a bookstore. Unfortunately, it’s closing. Harry Potter is causing a legal dispute between two bookstores in the Philippines, with one store claiming a legal monopoly over the book. CityLab checks out The Last Bookstore, a massive bookstore warehouse in Los Angeles.

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This Week in Indie Bookstores

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LAist takes readers inside Los Angeles’s iconic The Last Bookstore, a “sprawling temple” of books, and talks with owner Josh Spencer. A Hong Kong bookstore, one that hasn’t been closed by mainland China, cites bookstore cats and good music as reasons for their success. The Ripped Bodice opened this week in Los Angeles, becoming the city’s […]

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This Week in Indie Bookstores

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A new wall mural has been installed in Los Angeles’s The Last Bookstore to coincide with a new rare books section. Bookstores in train stations and airports are seeing sales rise as they begin acting more like traditional independent bookstores and less like chains, offering personalized recommendations from booksellers and stocking lesser known literary fiction. […]

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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. 7 p.m. at The Bootleg Theater. $5-$20, pay what you […]

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Jerry Stahl & Marc Maron in one room!

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Los Angeles! Comes see Rumpus columnist Jerry Stahl and Marc Maron at The Last Bookstore this Friday, November 8th at 7:30 PM. Jerry will be reading from his latest book, Happy Mutant Baby Pills and Marc will be reading from his book, Attempting Normal. This is why the rest of the country is jealous of […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 10/7 – 10/13

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Monday 10/7: Andre Dubus III presents and signs Dirty Love. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. Tuesday 10/8: Tongue & Groove presents readers Amelia Gray, Jeremy Radin, Pam Noles, Marsha de la O, and music by Kevin Sandbloom. 6:30 p.m. at The Annenberg Community Beach House. Free. There’s a $6 parking lot nearby. RSVP here. The […]

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