Notable Los Angeles: 8/7–8/13
Monday 8/7: Editor Anne Margaret Daniel discusses and signs F. Scott Fitzgerald’s I’d Die For You: And Other Lost Stories. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Rhys Bowen discusses and signs On Her Majesty’s Frightfully Secret Service. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Paul Kingsnorth discusses his new novel, Beast and his new book of essays, Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist. And Martin Shaw discusses his new book, Scatterlings: Getting Claimed in the Age of Amnesia. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
90×90 presents: Poets & Allies for Resistance. A monthly poetry event focusing on social justice issues, featuring Black poets, a book give away and an open mic. Curated by Khadija Anderson. 7:30 p.m. at The Sidewalk Cafe.
Tuesday 8/8: Red Hen Press presents poets Lisa C. Krueger, Eric Morago, Gabriel Jesiolowski, and Ricardo Means Ybarra. 6:30 p.m. at The Annenberg Beach House.
Sylvia Brownrigg, with Meredith Maran, discusses and signs Pages for Her. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Lauren Strasnick discusses her new book, 16 Ways to Break a Heart, with Amanda Yates Garcia. 8 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Wednesday 8/9: 90×90 presents: Little Tokyo Cultural Spine Reading Series #4. 6 p.m. beginning at the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center – JACCC.
Swan Huntley discusses and signs The Goddesses. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
New York Magazine editor Carolyn Murnick presents her debut memoir, The Hot One: A Memoir of Friendship, Sex, and Murder. In conversation with Christine Pelisek. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Abdi Nazemian reads from his novel The Authentics, with Omar Sharif Jr. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Thursday 8/10: Hollie Overton discusses and signs The Walls. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Barry Lancet discusses and signs The Spy Across the Table. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Lindsay Hunter reads from her novel Eat Only When You’re Hungry, with Roxane Gay. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
90×90 presents: Read Beats. 8 p.m. at Los Angeles Theatre Center.
Friday 8/11: Charles Taylor discusses and signs Opening Wednesday at the Theater or Drive-In Near You: The Shadow Cinema of the American ’70s. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Aaron James discusses and signs Surfing with Sartre: An Aquatic Inquiry Into a Life of Meaning. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Peter Kalmus presents Being the Change: Live Well and Spark a Climate Revolution. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
90×90 presents: TREMULOUS. Featuring Katherine Agard, Román Luján, Marco Antonio Huerta, Jacqueline Young, and Mehtab Kaur. 8 p.m. at Avenue 50 Studios.
Saturday 8/12: 90×90 presents: Youth Literary & Art Fest. Worksops, open mics, readers, storytellers, and more. 12 p.m.–4 p.m. at Cielo Galleries/Studios.
Terry Jastrow discusses and signs The Trial of Prisoner 043. 3 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Emily Culliton, in conversation with Mairead Case, discusses and signs The Misfortune of Marion Palm. 4 p.m. at Book Soup.
Mimi Pond discusses her graphic novel The Customer Is Always Wrong, with Wayne White. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Sunday 8/13: Soap Box Poets Open Reading. Hosted by Jessica Wilson Cardenas. Sign-ups begin at 1:45 p.m. in the gallery at Beyond Baroque.
90×90 presents: Banned Together: Writing the Immigrant Experience. Featuring a panel discussion with writers Dania Ayah Alkhouli, Amanda Choo Quan, harold terezón, and Zosimo Quibilan Jr. Moderated by Erika Ayón and Irene Suico Soriano. 2 p.m. at Cielo Galleries/Studios. And then a reading featuring the writers at 7 p.m.
Susan Auerbach discusses and signs I’ll Write Your Name on Every Beach: A Mother’s Quest for Comfort, Courage and Clarity After Suicide Loss. 3 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Roar Shack presents Shine On. Featuring Martina Blumenthal, Siel Ju, Lisa Cheby, Brad Griffith, Patrick O’Neil, and last month’s Live Write winner Jane Starr. 4 p.m. at the Time Travel Mart at 826LA.
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