Monday 8/11: Euny Hong presents and signs The Birth of Korean Cool: How One Nation Is Conquering the World Through Pop Culture. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Elizabeth Little discusses and signs Dear Daughter. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Midnight release party for Haruki Murakami’s Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage. Hang out until midnight and you have a chance to get one of the SIGNED COPIES of this book. Book ordering begins at 10 p.m. Sales begin at midnight, at Skylight Books.
Tuesday 8/12: Red Hen Press presents readings by Cynthia Hogue, Jodi Ann Johnson, William Trowbridge, and Dana Levin. Moderated by Dr. Kate Gale. 6:30 p.m. at The Annenberg Community Beach House. The event is free, parking is $3/hour or $12/day.
Rick Ross presents and signs Freeway Rick Ross: The Untold Autobiography. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Rebecca Rasmussen discusses and signs Evergreen. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Wednesday 8/13: Michael D. Dennis presents and signs A Native’s Tongue. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Lev Grossman discusses and signs The Magician’s Land. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Sarah Cornwell reads from and signs her new novel, What I Had Before You. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Thursday 8/14: Sci-Fi Loves Prog, an evening of music and literature featuring performances by perfect_beings and Mark Nichols, as well as a panel with Suhail Rafidi, David Gill, Erik Davis, Mark Weingarten, and Tyson Cornell. Presented in partnership with Los Angeles Artwalk. 7 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Book signing and launch party for Steph Cha’s new book, Beware Beware. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Friday 8/15: Suzanne Lazear discusses and signs Fragile Destiny. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
*LOUD* story telling party hosted by Scott Schultz, part of Echo Park Rising. 7:30 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Roxane Gay‘s Bad Feminist(s) tour will feature the author appearing with Nina Bargiel, Antonia Crane, Kima Jones, Mallory Ortberg, Pamela Ribon, Kate Spencer, and Karolina Waclawiak. Emceed by the incomparable Zoe Ruiz. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Saturday 8/16: Rip Rense signs his new book, Strange Places of the Heart. 2 p.m. at the bookstore at Beyond Baroque.
Live poetry event as part of Echo Park Rising. 3 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Jim Ruland reads from and signs his novel Forest of Fortune. 7 p.m. at Avenue 50 Studio.
Sunday 8/17: Bruce Duff reads and signs The Smell of Death. Part of Echo Park Rising. 5:30 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Mende Smith hosts Eric Trules, Conney Williams, George Korolog, and Christian Alvarez in a round table discussion, where they will answer questions from the audience as well. 7 p.m. in the Mike Kelley Gallery at Beyond Baroque. $10. Members free.