Monday 5/15: Bianca Bosker discusses and signs Cork Dork: A Wine-Fueled Adventure Among the Obsessive Sommeliers, Big Bottle Hunters, and Rogue Scientists Who Taught Me to Live. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Rob Bell presents his newest book, What is the Bible? How an Ancient Library of Poems, Letters, and Stories Can Transform the Way You Think and Feel About Everything. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Adrienne Herr, Kayla Ephros, Alix Vollum, and Dayton Castleman read from their works. 7:30 p.m. at Poetic Research Bureau.
Friday 5/19: Pete Gajdics, with Dan Lopez, The Inheritance of Shame: A Memoir. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Aisha Sasha John and Kim Calder read from their works. 7:30 p.m. at Poetic Research Bureau.
Ellen Sander: New York. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Saturday 5/20: Lit Fest Pasadena, Day 1! Panels and readings all around the Playhouse District featuring some of LA’s biggest and brightest names!
The Dirty Half-Dozen. Crime writers Duane Swierczynski, Eric Beetner, Thomas Pluck, SW Lauden, Nolan Knight, and Josh Stallings their books and their genre. 4 p.m. at Book Soup.
Alan Felsenthal and Jane Gregory read from their works. 7:30 p.m. at Poetic Research Bureau.
Barbara Blatt, Hari Bhajan Khalsa, and Hilda Weiss come together to read from their poetry. With special guest Sarah Maclay. Hosted by Mariano Zaro. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Sunday 5/21: Lit Fest Pasadena, Day 2!
Roar Shack presents The Way Up. Featuring Kate Maruyama, Kit Reed, Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo, Amanda Choo Quan, and April Live Write winner Nick Kaminsky. Hosted by David Rocklin. 4 p.m. at 826LA Echo Park.
Jim Pons discusses and signs Hard Core Love: Sex, Football, and Rock and Roll in the Kingdom of God. 4 p.m. at Book Soup.
Beyond Words: Beauty and Resistance. Hosted by Jon Hess. 4:30 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
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