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 Young Jane Young. 6:30 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.
Colleen Hoover discussing her new novel Without Merit. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Robin Benway, with Brandy Colbert, discusses and signs Far from the Tree. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Caitlin Doughty discusses her book From Here to Eternity. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Terra Jolé reads from and discusses her new memoir, Fierce at Four Foot Two. 8 p.m. at 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 What We Lose. 7:30 p.m. at The Forum at Otis College.
Megan Stielstra reads from her new book, The Wrong Way to Save Your Life, in conversation with critic David Ulin. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Tara Jepsen discusses her book Like a Dog, with Michelle Tea. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Thursday 10/5: Sasha Abramsky discusses and signs Jumping at Shadows: The Triumph of Fear and the End of the American Dream. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Gwen Katz, with Jessica Cluess, discusses and signs Among the Red Stars. 7 p.m. at 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, Ishiro Honda: A Life in Film, from Godzilla to Kurosawa, with moderator Alonso Duralde. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Carmen Maria Machado reads from her new short story collection Her Body and Other Parties. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Friday 10/6: Elizabeth Rosner discusses and signs Survivor Café: The Legacy of Trauma and the Labyrinth of Memory. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Celeste Ng discusses and signs Little Fires Everywhere (get your signed copy 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 In the Province of the Gods, with Emily Rapp Black. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Saturday 10/7: Chris Harris reads from his forthcoming book of poetry, I’m Just No Good At Rhyming. 3:30 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Larry Smith and others discuss Six Words Fresh Off the Boat: Stories of Immigration, Identity, and Coming to America. 5 p.m. at 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 We Are Party People (get your signed copy here!) and Stuart Gibbs Launches Spy School Secret Service. 2:30 p.m. at 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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