Tuesday 11/7: Literary Uprising, featuring readings by faculty reader Alistair McCartney and MFA alum Shonda Buchanan, along with Gilian Neiditch and Stephanie Teasley. 6 p.m. at Antioch University, Room A1000.
Paul Coates, owner of Black Classic Press, in discussion on BCP digital/self-publishing and the book publishing industry. 6 p.m. at Eso Won Books.
Scott Eyman discusses and signs Hank and Jim: The Fifty-Year Friendship of Henry Fonda and James Stewart. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Emily Midorikawa and Emma Claire Sweeney presents and signs A Secret Sisterhood: The Literary Friendships of Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë, George Eliot, and Virginia Woolf. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Jesse Eisinger reads from The Chickenshit Club: Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives, in conversation with David Scheper and Richard Drooyan. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Barry Schwabsky reads from and discusses his works. 7:30 p.m. at The Forum at OTIS.
An evening of readings by poets Aja Monet and Reyna Biddy. 8 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Beverly Gray discusses and signs Seduced by Mrs. Robinson: How “The Graduate” Became the Touchstone of a Generation. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
A conversation with author Deanne Stillman about Blood Brothers: The Story of the Strange Friendship between Sitting Bull and Buffalo Bill. Hosted by Rex Wiener. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Jessica Yu discusses and signs Garden of the Lost and Abandoned: The Extraordinary Story of One Ordinary Woman and the Children She Saves. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Panio Gianopoulos discusses his new collection of stories How to Get into Our House and Where We Keep the Money, with Cecil Castellucci. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Saturday 11/11: Under L.A.: Subterranean Stories. Featuring Robert de Groot, Dr. Emily Lindsey, M.G. Lord, Geoff Manaugh, Michael Manville, Carolina Miranda, Sherman Mullin, Joe Parker, Dan Sharp, David Sloane, Ron Athey, Peter Westwick, and others. 9 a.m. at USC Doheny Memorial Library, Room 240.
Richard Boch discusses and signs The Mudd Club. 4 p.m. at Book Soup.
Jon Hennessey discusses and signs The Comic Book Story of Video Games: The Incredible History of the Electronic Gaming Revolution. 4 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
James Blaylock signs River’s Edge. Tim Powers signs his short story collection, Down and Out in Purgatory. Scott Thomas signs Kill Creek. 4 p.m. at Dark Delicacies.
Mary Kuryla reads from her collection Freak Weather, with Brenda Wehle. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Publication party for The Other Side of Violet. Featuring readings from contributors Alejandro Escudé, Alexis Rhone Fancher, CLS Ferguson, Rich Ferguson, Christian Georgescu, Doug Knott, Tanya Ko Hong, Julian Mithra, and Tina Yang. Hosted by Jane Ormerod. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Mick Foley discusses and signs Saint Mick: My Journey from Hardcore Legend to Santa’s Jolly Elf. 3 p.m. at Book Soup.
Beverly Gray discusses and signs her book Seduced by Mrs. Robinson. 3 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.
Publication reading event for Spillway #25. Featuring readings by contributors Lynne Thompson, Jim Natal, Dorothy Barresi, Jean Barrett Holloway, Cathie Sandstrom, David St. John, Holaday Mason, Gloria Vando, Candace Pearson, Ralph Angel, Chad Sweeney, and others. Hosted by Susan Terris and Mifanwy Kaiser. 4 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Rossana Snee discusses and signs The Healing Alphabet: 26 Empowering Ways to Enrich Your Life. Veronica Loving and Jazzmine Jackson discuss and sign Feeding a Monster. Alan Cook and Jacqueline Marks discuss and sign Alan Cook, A Puppet Collector’s Odyssey. 4 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
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