Monday 5/25: Happy Memorial Day. Everything is closed. Y’know, because it’s a holiday.
Tuesday 5/26: Anastasia Higginbotham with Ben Karlin, Abraham Higginbotham, Peter Paige, and Michaela Watkins present Divorce Is the Worst (Ordinary Terrible Things). 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Laina Villeneuve discusses and signs The Right Thing Easy. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Wednesday 5/27: Audrey Shulman presents and signs Sitting in Bars with Cake: Lessons and Recipes from One Year of Trying to Bake My Way to a Boyfriend. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
James Ellroy reads from and signs his latest book, LAPD ’53. 7 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Greg Proops discusses his book The Smartest Book in the World. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Thursday 5/28: Tom Stern discusses and signs Sutterfeld, You Are Not a Hero. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Friday 5/29: Mo Piquette, Ariana Basco, and Professor Hiram Sims present readings and performances tied to Mo’s new book, Born to Waltz. 8 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Saturday 5/30: Song of Ourselves: Walt Whitman and the Birth of American Poetry. A reading of his works. 4 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Sunday 5/31: Corie Skolnick discusses and signs her new novel, America’s Most Eligible. 3 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.
Jennifer Arnold and Bill Klein present and sign Life Is Short (No Pun Intended): Love, Laughter, and Learning to Enjoy Every Moment. 4 p.m. at Book Soup.
Vroman’s Local Author Day introduces David Inglish, Ona Russell, and Jason Squire Fluck. 4 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Tongue & Groove features the Beyond Baroque book, Wide Awake: Poets of Los Angeles and Beyond, with Gerald Locklin, Laurel Ann Bogen, Douglas Kearney, Elena Karina Byrne, and Jawanza Dumisani. Hosted by Conrad Romo. 6 p.m. at The Hotel Cafe. $7.
Book release party for Sherman Pearl’s new book, Elegy For Myself. Featuring the musical accompaniment of Bernie Pearl and Mike Barry. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque.