Notable Los Angeles: 3/21–3/27

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Monday 3/21: Erin Aubry Kaplan discusses and signs I Heart Obama. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Tuesday 3/22: Andrea Dunlop signs Losing the Light and Taylor Jenkins Reid signs Maybe In Another Life. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Mark Rogo presents and signs 23 Hours. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.

T. Jefferson Parker discusses and signs Crazy Blood. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Wednesday 3/23: Red Hen Press presents Brendan Constantine, Orlando Ricardo Menes, and Alicia Partnoy. 7 p.m. at Bergamot Station: Rosegallery.

Catherine Lowell presents and signs The Madwoman Upstairs. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.

Somini Sengupta discusses and signs The End of Karma: Hope and Fury Among India’s Young. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Olivia Laing discusses and signs The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone, in conversation with Maggie Nelson. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

David Ulin in conversation with Polly Samson and and David Gilmour. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.

Wade Graham presents Dream Cities. 7:30 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.

Thursday 3/24: Wendy Lawless presents and signs Heart of Glass. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.

Lauren Holmes discusses and signs Barbara the Slut and Other People. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Aris Janigian discusses and signs Waiting for Lipchitz at Chateau Marmont. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Souffles-Anfas: A Critical Anthology from the Moroccan Journal of Culture and Politics. With Olivia C. Harrison, Guy Bennett, and Lia Brozgal. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.

Emily Hunt celebrates the release of her debut poetry chapbook, John Travolta Considers His Odds. Also featuring readings by Ruth Madievsky and Chelsea Kirk. 8 p.m. at Book Show.

Friday 3/25: Craig Tomashoff discusses and signs The Can’t-idates: Running for President When No One Knows Your Name. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Jack Bender in conversation with Rachelle Lefevre to discuss and sign The Elephant in the Room. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

One-act plays by Michael C. Ford and Aram Saroyan. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.

The Last Book Review. Featuring Shauna McGarry, Chris Redd, Julie Pearson, Eric Dadourian, Lindsay Hicks, and Brad Silnutzer. Hosted by Caitlin Bergh and Ever Mainard. 8 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.

Saturday 3/26: Elena Secota: From Transylvania with Love. 2 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $8 for all.

Viola Shipman discusses and signs The Charm Bracelet. 4 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Red Hen showcase featuring Tony Barnstone, Sean Bernard, John Brantingham, Brendan Constantine, Kim Dower, Kathy Hall, Genevieve Kaplan, Gary Lemons, Louise Wareham Leonard, Seema Reza, Stephen Jay Schwartz, and Charles Harper Webb. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.

Sunday 3/27: Tongue & Groove presents: Desert Stories. Featuring Matt Perry, Vicki Juditz, Ken Layne, Marie Chambers, Steve Stajich, and Cheryl Montelle. Hosted by Conrad Romo. 6 p.m. at The Hotel Cafe.


Xach Fromson is a native Angeleno and the co-host/co-founder of Shades & Shadows, a sci-fi/fantasy/horror/etc. reading series here in LA. He studied creative writing at California State University Northridge, where he worked on The Northridge Review. He received an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of California Riverside Palm Desert Low Residency program, and is finishing his first novel. He appeared at Dirty Laundry Lit's "Love Sucks" event in February 2013, and has stories published in "Halloween Tales" and "Winter Horror Days" from Omnium Gatherum press. And once, he slew a dragon. Follow him on Twitter @_mythogenesis_. Want your event listed here? Send an email with the information to [email protected]. More from this author →