Notable Los Angeles: 1/22–1/28


Monday 1/22: Steve Dorff discusses and signs I Wrote That One, Too…: A Life in Songwriting from Willie to Whitney. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Tuesday 1/23: Daniel Horowitz discusses and signs Happier?: The History of a Cultural Movement That Aspired to Transform America. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Raymond Caballero presents his new book, Orozco: The Life and Death of a Mexican Revolutionary. 8 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.

Wednesday 1/24: Richard Blade discusses and signs World in My Eyes: The Autobiography. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Juli Berwald presents: Spineless: The Science of Jellyfish and the Art of Growing a Backbone. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.

Thursday 1/25: A celebratory reading of “Eddie Krumble Is the Clapper” in support of Dito Montiel’s new film The Clapper. Dito Montiel will be joined by fellow authors Louis Cannizzarro and Shawna Kenney. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

William C. Rempel discusses and signs The Gambler: How Penniless Dropout Kirk Kerkorian Became the Greatest Deal Maker in Capitalist History. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

SOUL FUNNY Storytelling and Poetry. Asylum Arts and The Institute for Jewish Creativity’s Reciprocity 2017: LA Artist Retreat present readings and performances by Rachel Kann, Sarah Klegman, Erin Mizrahi, Alexander Nemser, and Deenah Vollmer. 7:30 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.

Friday 1/26: Dan Vining discusses and signs NightSun. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Krista Suh discusses and signs DIY Rules for a WTF World: How to Speak Up, Get Creative, and Change the World. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Viet Thanh Nguyen, Mimi Pond, and Jonathan Santlofer discuss It Occurs to Me That I Am America. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.

Saturday 1/27: The Nebraska Girl Open Reading. Hosted by Wyatt Underwood. Sign-ups at 1:30 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. Free, but donations gratefully accepted.

Tara Jepsen, with Michelle Tea, discusses and signs Like a Dog. 3 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Evan Kindley, Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow, and Anna Leahy discuss their books in the Object Lessons Series. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.

Sunday 1/28: Fourth Sundays poetry, featuring readings by Jerry Garcia and Mary Torregrossa. 2 p.m. at the Claremont Public Library.

Wayne Avrashow presents and signs Roll the Dice, Brenda Hunter presents and signs Sacred Mothering, and Aura E. Martinez presents and signs Creating a Lifetime of Wellness: Start Having the Life You Deserve. 4 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Krista Suh again discusses her book DIY Rules for a WTF World. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.


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Xach Fromson is a native Angeleno and the co-host/co-founder of Shades & Shadows, a sci-fi/fantasy/horror/etc. reading series here in LA. He studied creative writing at California State University Northridge, where he worked on The Northridge Review. He received an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of California Riverside Palm Desert Low Residency program, and is finishing his first novel. He appeared at Dirty Laundry Lit's "Love Sucks" event in February 2013, and has stories published in "Halloween Tales" and "Winter Horror Days" from Omnium Gatherum press. And once, he slew a dragon. Follow him on Twitter @_mythogenesis_. More from this author →