Monday 4/24: Jeff Guinn discusses and signs The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Cory Doctorow and John Scalzi present and sign their latest titles Walkaway and The Collapsing Empire. They will be joined by Amber Benson. Tickets are a hair under $30 and are available here. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
The poets from the new anthology, Angle of Reflection, read from their works. Poets include Marjorie Becker, Jeanette Clough, Dina Hardy, Paul Lieber, Sarah Maclay, Holaday Mason, Jim Natal, Jan Wesley, Brenda Yates, and Mariano Zaro. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Thursday 4/27: Elizabeth Silver, with Emily Rapp, discusses and signs The Tincture of Time: A Memoir of (Medical) Uncertainty. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Laura Sook Duncombe presents and signs Pirate Women: The Princesses, Prostitutes, and Privateers Who Ruled the Seven Seas. 7:30 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Friday 4/28: The Last Book Review hosted by Ever Mainard brings together storytelling and a book review. 8 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Saturday 4/29: It’s Independent Bookstore Day! Head to any of LA’s 20+ registered events (and probably some that aren’t on the official list) and support your local indie bookstores.
Kelly Osbourne discusses and signs her new book, There Is No F*cking Secret: Letters from a Badass Bitch. In conversation with Kelly Cutrone. 2 p.m. at Book Soup.
Liza Palmer discusses and signs The F Word. 3 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
An evening remembering the LA Riots, twenty-five years later. Hosted by Tanya Ko Hong and Julayne Lee. 4 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Skylight Books, Glendale Arts, and the Alex Theatre present Senator Elizabeth Warren discussing her new book, This Fight Is Our Fight. Tickets are $35 + fees, available here. 7:30 p.m. at the Alex Theater. Note: The 4 p.m.. event is sold out.
Sunday 4/30: ResisterhoodLA Book Drive and Picnic. A BYOB picnic where you can bring “new or gently used (no older than five years) books that feature people of color, LGBTQ themes, and strong stories for women and girls.” All books will be donated to Access Books. 11 a.m. at Barnsdall Art Park.
Poetry Post Cards. The first one was so successful, they’re doing it again. Come write post cards to your representatives. All materials and assistance provided. 1 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. Free.
Writers At Work 20th Anniversary Reading. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.
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