Notable Los Angeles: 4/17–4/23
Monday 4/17: SEEfest presents Marjorie Perloff discussing and signing Edge of Irony: Modernism in the Shadow of the Habsburg Empire. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Tuesday 4/18: Daniel Suarez discusses and signs Change Agent. 6:30 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Poet Elizabeth Powell signs Willy Loman’s Reckless Daughter, and Angela Palm signs Riverine: A Memoir from Anywhere But Here. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Harold Bronson discusses and signs My British Invasion. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Amina Khan presents her new book Adapt: How Humans are Tapping into Nature’s Secrets to Design and Build a Better Future. 7 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Selfish launches Issue Five: Void of Course. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Wednesday 4/19: How We Survived panel discussion with Mona Simpson and Children Survivors of the Holocaust. 3 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.
Jo Haldeman reads and signs In the Shadow of the White House. 6:30 at Chevalier’s Books.
Alan Bell discusses and signs Poisoned: How a Crime-Busting Prosecutor Turned His Medical Mystery into a Crusade for Environmental Victims. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Thursday 4/20: Why There Are Words Los Angeles presents: A Pre-LATFOB Overload Event. Featuring Antonia Crane, Siel Ju, Paula Priamos, Peg Alford Pursell, and Rob Roberge. 7 p.m. at 1614 Wilshire Blvd.
Lisa Dickey reads and discusses her acclaimed new nonfiction work, Bears in the Streets: Three Journeys across a Changing Russia. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Gavin Scott discusses and signs Age of Olympus: Duncan Forrester Mystery 2. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Friday 4/21: Lin Benedek celebrates her debut poetry book, I Was Going to Be a Cowgirl. Joined by Alexis Rhone Fancher and Susan Hayden. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Saturday 4/22: It’s LATFOB weekend (or Bookchella, if you prefer). Did you know Los Angeles has a light rail system? Take the Metro Expo Line to USC and spend the day among your people. Starts at 10 a.m.
Bonnie Bolling and Christopher Buckley read new works. 4 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Josh Emmons launches his new story collection, A Moral Tale and Other Moral Tales. 7 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Sunday 4/23: LATFOB, Day 2.
Mike Sonksen hosts 4 Generations on a Stage. 4 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Seth Matlins and Eve Epstein discuss and sign The Scratch & Sniff Book of Weed. 6:30 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.
Peg Alford Pursell in conversation with Marisa Silver, about Pursell’s new book Show Her a Flower, A Bird, A Shadow. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
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