Notable Los Angeles: 10/9–10/15
Monday 10/9: Dave Bossert discusses and signs Oswald the Lucky Rabbit: The Search for the Lost Disney Cartoons. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Tod Goldberg discusses and signs his new book Gangster Nation, in conversation with Alex Espinoza. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Tuesday 10/10: Brit Bennett signs the paperback of The Mothers. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Book Soup and the City of West Hollywood’s WeHo Reads program presents Armistead Maupin discussing and signing Logical Family: A Memoir. 7 p.m. at the West Hollywood Public Library’s City Council Chambers. Tickets are $29 and include a copy of the book.
Masha Gessen, in conversation with David Ulin, discusses and signs The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Martha Batalha discusses her new novel The Invisible Life of Euridice Gusmao, with Corinne Purtill. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Wednesday 10/11: Ned Colletti discusses and signs The Big Chair, in conversation with the Los Angeles Times‘s Houston Mitchell. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
WNBA/LA celebrates National Reading Group Month with a panel discussion featuring authors Siel Ju, Abbi Waxman, and Gabrielle Zevin and moderator Bernadette M. Murphy. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Wendall Thomas reads from and discusses her debut novel, Lost Luggage. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Thursday 10/12: Ben Loory, with J. Ryan Stradal, discusses and signs Tales of Falling and Flying. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Jim St. Germain signs A Stone of Hope. 7 p.m. at Eso Won Books.
Thomas Anderson discusses his book of essays Slow Writing, with Tosh Berman. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Friday 10/13: Kathleen Kaufman discusses and signs The Lairdbalor. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Vroman’s Bookstore presents Joey Graceffa discussing Elites of Eden. 7 p.m. Hilton Pasadena’s International Ballroom. Tickets start at $21.
Saturday 10/14: Grady Hendrix discusses and signs Paperbacks from Hell: The Twisted History of ’70s and ’80s Horror Fiction. 4 p.m. at Book Soup.
Kwei Quartey discusses and signs Death by His Grace. 4 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Kes Trester discusses and signs her new book A Dangerous Year. 5 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Geoff Nicholson reads from his novel The Miranda, in conversation with Dinah Lenney. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Gillian Conoley and Martha Ronk read from their poetry. 7:30 p.m. at The Poetic Research Bureau.
Synaesthesia: What is the Taste of the Color Blue? Featuring a reading by Patrica Lynne Duffy from her book, Blue Cats and Chartreuse Kittens, which is the first book written by a synaesthete about synaesthesia. She will be joined by Jim Bolt, who will perform works by Arthur Rimbaud and Charles Baudelaire. 7:30 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Sunday 10/15: What Press Books presents Kate Haake, Chuck Rosenthal, and Gail Wronsky as they read from their works. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Cities of Angels will feature readings and discussion by Mathieu Cailler, Donna Hilbert, Sonia Greenfield, and Donald Quist. 7 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Voices in the Well. Hosted by Eric Vollmer. 7 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
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