Notable Los Angeles: 10/2–10/8
Monday 10/2: Y’know what? Take today as a reading day. Get lost in some other world.
Tuesday 10/3: Gabrielle Zevin discusses and signs her new novel . 6:30 p.m. at Young Jane Young Diesel Brentwood.
Colleen Hoover discussing her new novel
. 7 p.m. at Without Merit Chevalier’s Books.
Robin Benway, with Brandy Colbert, discusses and signs
. 7 p.m. at Far from the Tree Vroman’s Bookstore.
Caitlin Doughty discusses her book
. 7:30 p.m. at From Here to Eternity Skylight Books.
Terra Jolé reads from and discusses her new memoir,
. 8 p.m. at Fierce at Four Foot Two The Last Bookstore.
Wednesday 10/4: Gabrielle Zevin discusses and signs Young Jane Young. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Zinzi Clemmons reads from
. 7:30 p.m. at The Forum at What We Lose Otis College.
Megan Stielstra reads from her new book, , in conversation with critic The Wrong Way to Save Your Life David Ulin. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Tara Jepsen discusses her book
with Like a Dog, Michelle Tea. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Thursday 10/5: Sasha Abramsky discusses and signs . 7 p.m. at Jumping at Shadows: The Triumph of Fear and the End of the American Dream Book Soup.
Gwen Katz, with Jessica Cluess, discusses and signs
. 7 p.m. at Among the Red Stars Vroman’s Bookstore.
All Lit Up! presents: Tom Stern, Iris De Anda, and Billy Burgos. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Steve Ryfle discusses the biography he co-wrote,
, with moderator Alonso Duralde. 7:30 p.m. at Ishiro Honda: A Life in Film, from Godzilla to Kurosawa The Last Bookstore.
Carmen Maria Machado reads from her new short story collection
. 7:30 p.m. at Her Body and Other Parties Skylight Books.
Friday 10/6: Elizabeth Rosner discusses and signs . 7 p.m. at Survivor Café: The Legacy of Trauma and the Labyrinth of Memory Book Soup.
Celeste Ng discusses and signs (get your signed copy Little Fires Everywhere here!). 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
The Los Angeles Review, featuring readings by Siel Ju, Emma Trelles, Brittany Ackerman, John Brantingham, and an interview of Agatha French by Kim Dower. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Kenny Fries discusses his memoir
, with Emily Rapp Black. 7:30 p.m. at In the Province of the Gods Skylight Books.
Saturday 10/7: Chris Harris reads from his forthcoming book of poetry, . 3:30 p.m. at I’m Just No Good At Rhyming Chevalier’s Books.
Larry Smith and others discuss
. 5 p.m. at Six Words Fresh Off the Boat: Stories of Immigration, Identity, and Coming to America Skylight Books.
Aldon Nielsen and Will Alexander read from their works. 7:30 p.m. at
The Poetic Research Bureau.
Sunday 10/8: Soap Box Poets open reading. Hosted by Jessica Wilson Cardenas. Sign-ups begin at 1:45 p.m. at Beyond Baroque.
Leslie Margolis launches
(get your signed copy here!) and Stuart Gibbs Launches We Are Party People . 2:30 p.m. at Spy School Secret Service Chevalier’s Books.
Teri Emory and Heidi Mastrogiovanni present
Writing While Female: Women’s Fiction, Chick Lit, and Other Misdemeanors. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.
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