Notable Los Angeles: 6/26–7/2
Monday 6/26: Mel Goodman discusses and signs Whistleblower at the CIA: An Insider’s Account of the Politics of Intelligence. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
ALOUD presents An Evening with Roxane Gay. She will be discussing her new book, Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body, in conversation with journalist Ann Friedman. 7:30 p.m. at the Aratani Theatre. Tickets start at $38 and are available here.
Tuesday 6/27: Josh Barkan discusses and signs Mexico: Stories. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
David Sedaris discusses and signs Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002). 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Wednesday 6/28: PEN USA & The Edison Book Club: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. 6 p.m. at The Edison. 21+.
Don Winslow discusses and signs The Force. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Jonathan Shaw reads from and signs (!) his new memoir, Scab Vendor: Confessions of a Tattoo Artist. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Julia Fierro discusses her new novel The Gypsy Moth Summer, with J. Ryan Stradal, Meg Howery, and Gabriel Packard. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
An Evening with David Sedaris, celebrating the publication of his newest book, Theft By Finding: Diaries 1977-2002. 8 p.m. at UCLA’s Royce Hall. Tickets start at $59 and are available here.
Thursday 6/29: Christopher Farnsworth and Robinne Lee discuss their new novels, Flashmob and The Idea of You. 6:30 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.
Kaitlin Solimine signs Empire of Glass, and Warren Read signs Ash Falls. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
PEN Center USA Presents the Paris Review. With John Jeremiah Sullivan, Ottessa Moshfegh, Sarah Manguso, and Paris Review editor Lorin Stein. 7 p.m. at Hollywood Forever’s Masonic Lodge. Tickets start at $25 and are available here.
ALOUD presents An Evening with Arundhati Roy. She will be discussing her new novel, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, in conversation with author Héctor Tobar. 7:30 p.m. at the Aratani Theatre. Tickets start at $38 and are available here.
Rosecrans Baldwin, Amelia Gray, and Catherine Lacey in conversation about their new books The Last Kid Left, Isadora, and The Answers. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Jessie Chaffee discusses her debut novel Florence in Ecstasy, with Jade Chang. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Friday 6/30: Spencer Quinn discusses and signs The Right Side. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
The Last Book Review with Ever Mainard. 8 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Paris Review editor John Jeremiah Sullivan and moderator/editor Lorin Stein in conversation. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. Tickets available here.
Saturday 7/1: Lisa DeSimini presents and signs The Fleatastics. 10:30 a.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Thea Constantine discusses and signs Stumptown. 4 p.m. at Book Soup.
Sunday 7/2: Hey, when’s the last time you volunteered at 826LA? Yeah. That’s too long. Go!
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