Notable Los Angeles: 6/19–6/25
Monday 6/19: Tom Stern discusses and signs My Vanishing Twin. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Venice-based musicians and artists k-blamo and Sacramento author Maureen O’Leary in their performance The Ghost Daughter: The Shaker of Truth, and a reading of The Ghost Daughter. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Tuesday 6/20: Ivy Anderson and Devon Angus present and sign Alice: Memoirs of a Barbary Coast Prostitute. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Dave Boling discusses and signs The Lost History of Stars. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Former Obama White House Deputy Chief of Staff Alyssa Mastromonaco discusses her new book, Who Thought This Was a Good Idea? And Other Questions You Should Have Answers to When You Work in the White House. In conversation with Chelsea Handler. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Wednesday 6/21: Keith Morris discusses and signs My Damage: The Story of a Punk Rock Survivor. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Teddy Steinkellner celebrates the release of his new book, Two Roads from Here. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Read to Me! Open mic night hosted by Jenny Funkmeyer. Sign-ups begin at 7 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Naomi Klein presents her new book, No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump’s Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need, together with Brit Marling. Presented by Skylight Books. 7:30 p.m. at The Wilshire Ebell Theater. Tickets are $10/$25 with a book, and you can get ’em here.
WNBA/LA celebrates the Women’s National Book Association’s 2017 centennial anniversary by presenting Bookwomen Speak: Jade Chang and Natashia Deón in conversation with Lisa Mecham. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Thursday 6/22: Joseph Kanon discusses and signs Defectors. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Christine Pelisek presents her new book, The Grim Sleeper. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Michelle Tea discusses her book Modern Tarot. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Friday 6/23: Michael Leahy discusses and signs The Last Innocents: The Collision of the Turbulent Sixties and the Los Angeles Dodgers. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Jonathan Goldsmith, perhaps better known as “The Most Interesting Man in the World,” presents his new memoir Stay Interesting. 8 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Christopher Merrill reads with David St. John. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Saturday 6/24: William Matson, Floyd Clown, and Doug War Eagle discuss and sign Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior’s Life & Legacy. 4 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Audrey Shulman presents her memoir, Sitting in Bars with Cake: Lessons & Recipes from One Year of Trying to Bake My Way to a Boyfriend. And there will be cake. 4 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Sunday 6/25: The Nebraska Girl open reading. Hosted by Wyatt Underwood. Sign-ups begin at 1:30 p.m. at Beyond Baroque.
Fourth Sundays presents poetry readings by Judy Kronenfeld and Eric Howard. 2 p.m. at Claremont Public Library.
Sumarr Reading Series returns with readings by Brandi Wells, Susan Briante, Farid Matuk, and Steph Cha. 3 p.m. at Pop Hop.
Julia Fierro discusses and signs The Gypsy Moth Summer. 3 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.
Cheryl Guerriero discusses and signs Girl On Point. 4 p.m. at Book Soup.
Judy Watson discusses and signs Wings and Other Recollections of Hollywood, Dr. Terry Egan discusses and signs Prayer for Compassion: My Journey Through Compassion Fatigue, and Brooke Anderson discusses and signs Hello Goodbye, We Meet Again. 4 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Cari Lynn, with Saul Sarabia, Antoinette Carter, and Tiffany Johnson discuss Becoming Ms. Burton. 4 p.m. at Skylight Books.
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