Notable Los Angeles: 1/25–1/31
Monday 1/25: John Wilder discusses and signs Nobody Dies in Hollywood. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
PEN Center USA presents an evening with Viet Thanh Nguyen, signing The Sympathizer and T. Geronimo Johnson, signing Welcome to Braggsville. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Tuesday 1/26: The Women Group monthly reading event. Open to all. 6:30 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Ian Rankin discusses and signs Even Dogs in the Wild. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Diana Nyad presents and signs Find a Way. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Wednesday 1/27: Warren Zanes discusses and signs Petty: The Biography. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Ioan Grillo discusses and signs Gangster Warlords: Drug Dollars, Killing Fields, and the New Politics of Latin America. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Thursday 1/28: Matt Marinovich discusses and signs The Winter Girl. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Devin Johnston presents and signs his new poetry book Far-Fetched. Hosted by UCLA Professor Stephen Yenser. 7:30 p.m. at The Hammer Museum.
Homo-Centric monthly LBQTI Reading Series. Hosted by Hank Henderson. 7:30 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Unnamed Press presents Bette Adriaanse discusses her debut novel Rus Like Everyone Else, with Gallagher Lawson. This is the 2-year anniversary party for UP, and they’ll be providing some drinks and snacks to help celebrate! 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Friday 1/29: The USC Department of English Reading presents an evening with National Book Award winner Robin Coste Lewis and Claudia Rankine. 4:30 p.m. at Doheny Memorial Library. RSVP here.
Greg Cope White discusses and signs The Pink Marine. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Greg Jobin-Leeds presents and signs When We Fight, We Win!: Twenty-First-Century Social Movements and the Activists That Are Transforming Our World. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Rob and Chelsea McFarland discuss and sign their new book Save the Bees with Natural Backyard Hives. 7 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Román Luján, Omar Pimienta, and Carlos Soto Román read from their works. 7:30 p.m. at The Poetic Research Bureau.
Release party for All The Boys I Never Kissed by Nicolette Daskalakis. 8 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Will Alexander and Anthony Seidman present their poetry. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Saturday 1/30: Jeremy Geltzer discusses and signs Dirty Words & Filthy Pictures. 5 p.m. at Book Soup.
Jake Gerhardt reads from his young adult novel Me & Miranda Mullaly. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.
An Evening with Cahuenga Press poets James Cushing, Phoebe MacAdams, Harry E. Northup, and Holly Prado. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Sunday 1/31: Julie Weise discusses and signs Corazon De Dixie: Mexicanos in the U.S. South Since 1910. 1 p.m. at Book Soup.
Jim Krusoe discusses and signs The Sleep Garden. 3 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.
Mary Huckstep reads from and signs Mary Mary Quite: On Raising Children (and other Mind-Altering Substances), Russell Avery signs Losing Ground, and Kita Shantiris signs What Snakes Want. 4 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Kalpna Singh-Chitnis presents and reads from her new poetry collection Bare Soul. 4 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $5 suggested donation.
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