Notable Los Angeles: 5/29–6/4
Monday 5/29: Happy Memorial Day! Take a moment to remember those who served and are no longer with us.
Jonathan Gould, with Tom Vickers, discusses and signs Otis Redding: An Unfinished Life. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Rory Britt of Burn Black Zine and Elly Dallas of Tenderspeck read from Burn Black #6, and host a workshop on healing through words and the arts. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Tuesday 5/30: Stacy Kravetz discusses and signs She’s So Boss. 6:30 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.
Translator Angela Rodel, with David Ulin, discusses and signs Ivailo Petrov’s Wolf Hunt. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Peter Moskowitz presents How to Kill a City: Gentrification in L.A. and Beyond. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Wednesday 5/31: Michael Frank discusses and signs The Mighty Franks: A Memoir. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Amelia Gray reads from her new novel Isadora, with Steph Cha. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Join hosts Alex Schmidt and Michael Swaim for a LIVE episode of the Kurt Vonneguys podcast. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Thursday 6/1: PEN in the Community: Police Orientation & Preparation Program anthology reading. 2 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Nadine Jolie Courtney discusses and signs her YA novel Romancing the Throne. 6:30 at Diesel Brentwood.
Elizabeth Currid-Halkett reads from her new novel, The Sum of Small Things, in conversation with Josh Kun. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Steven Rowley discusses and signs Lily and the Octopus. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Mayte Garcia discusses and signs The Most Beautiful: My Life with Prince. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Graham Chaffee discusses his graphic novel To Have and To Hold, with Sammy Harkham. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Friday 6/2: Doug Moe in conversation with Jessica St. Clair, discusses and signs Man vs. Child: One Dad’s Guide to the Weirdness of Parenting. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Heart and Home panel. Moderator Danielle Davis and authors Sally Pla, Carter Higgins, and Jennifer Torres discuss their novels. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Tommy Pico reads from his new book of poetry Nature Poem, together with Melissa Broder. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Molly Bendall, Lauren Henley, and Jonathan Maule read from their poetry. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Saturday 6/3: Michael Westmore discusses and signs Makeup Man: From Rocky to Star Trek the Amazing Creations of Hollywood’s Michael Westmore. 3 p.m. at Book Soup.
UC Irvine MFA students Jack Foraker, Corinna Rosendahl, William Hawkins, and Megan Grant read from their works. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Sally Kirkland in conversation with Natalie Ford. 7 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Alan Felsenthal and Jane Gregory read from their poetry. 7:30 p.m. at Poetic Research Bureau.
Sunday 6/4: Readings from Victoria Chang, Tommy Pico, Janet Sarbanes, and one more TBA reader. 3 p.m. at Pop-Hop Books.
Susan Silver, in conversation with Bruce Ferber, discusses and signs Hot Pants in Hollywood. 4 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.
Renate Stendhal discusses and signs Kiss Me Again, Paris. 4 at Book Soup.
Tania Del Rio discusses and signs Warren the 13th and the Whispering Woods. 4 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
David Clawson presents his new YA novel, My Fairy Godmother Is a Drag Queen. 5 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Poets & Writers presents Connecting Cultures. 5 p.m. at Beyond Baroque.
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