Monday 7/13: Bridget Foley discusses and signs Hugo & Rose. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Robert Kurson discusses and signs Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Tuesday 7/14: Andrew Meredith discusses and signs The Removers. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Christopher Zeischegg, aka Danny Wylde, presents and signs The Wolves That Live in Skin and Space. 7:30 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Christian Kracht reads from his new book, Imperium. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Wilde Words #7, featuring readings by Clay Kerrigan, Caity Wallace, Brennan Holness, Courtney King, Puppet, Vesta Vaingloria, and Jahcobie Cosom. 8 p.m. at The Wilde Thistle.
Wednesday 7/15: Leila Howland discusses and signs The Forget-Me-Not Summer. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Pen Center USA presents Genderqueer and Other Gender Identities. This reading and discussion features Buck Angel, Sarah Burghauser, Jenny Factor, Jiz Lee, and Dave Naz. 7:30 p.m. at Lace. All ages, but this is adult content.
Thursday 7/16: We have a new litmag in town! The Angel City Review is having the release party for Issue One! Featuring readings by F. Douglas Brown, Keith Niles, A.R. Castellanos, Thea Manalang, and Teresa Córdova. 7 p.m. at Avenue 50 Studio.
Phoef Sutton in conversation with Lee Goldberg to discuss and sign Crush. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Homo-Centric presents: Flying Through Glass. Featuring readings by Daniel Foster, Jason Jenn, Anthony Moses Sanches, and Todd Swindell. Hosted by Hank Henderson. 7:30 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Friday 7/17: Matt Coyle signs Night Tremors, and David Putnam signs The Disposables. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Josh Kun discusses his book To Live and Dine in L.A., together with Roy Choi. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Todd Swindell will read along with Michael C. Ford from selected poems of Harold Norse. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Saturday 7/18: Cyrus Copeland discusses and signs Off the Radar: A Father’s Secret, a Mother’s Heroism, and a Son’s Quest. 4 p.m. at Book Soup.
Andi Teran reads from her debut novel Ana of California. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Patrick O’Neil‘s Gun Needle Spoon book tour returns to Los Angeles. Featuring a night of readings and discussion with Craig Clevenger, Wendy C. Ortiz, Rob Roberge, Joshua Mohr, and Patrick O’Neil himself. 7 p.m. at Book Show.
Shades & Shadows 11! Featuring dark and creepy readings designed to chill your spine and give you goosebumps by Kate Maruyama, The Winner Twins, Gallagher Lawson, Gary Phillips, John Palisano, and Nicole Sconiers. Doors at 7:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. at MiMoDa Studio. $10 online or at the door.
The Lit Show’s 10th annual celebration of song and literature, featuring Diva Deluxe and Brad Kay, who will perform songs based on words by Tolkien, Oscar Wilde, Hafitz, Kurt Vonnegut, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and Dorothy Parker. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. Special admission $15.
Sunday 7/19: Mike “The Poet” Sonksen hosts Three Generations on a Stage. Featuring A.K. Toney, Monique Mitchell, Joe Gardiner, Armond Kinard, and more. 2 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. Suggested donation $5.
Corey Taylor and Randall “Randy” Blythe present and sign their latest books, You’re Making Me Hate You and Dark Days: A Memoir. 4 p.m. at Book Soup.
M. Beth Bloom discusses and signs Don’t Ever Change. 4 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.