Notable Los Angeles: 2/19–2/25
Monday 2/19: William Glassley reads from his new book A Wilder Time: Notes From a Geologist at the Edge of the Greenland Ice. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Tuesday 2/20: Morgan Jerkins discusses her new book of essays This Will Be My Undoing. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Victoria Price discusses and signs The Way of Being Lost: A Road Trip to My Truest Self. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Laurie Kilmartin discusses and signs Dead People Suck: A Guide for Survivors of the Newly Departed. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Wednesday 2/21: Siel Ju reads from Cake Time. 5 p.m. at the University of La Verne Chapel.
PEN Center USA Book Club: Goodbye, Vitamin by Rachel Khong. Hosted by Joselyn Takacs. 6 p.m. at The Edison. 21+. Because it’s a bar.
Danny Bell reads from Warning Call. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Christopher Zeischegg discusses his book Body to Job. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Thursday 2/22: Deborah Santana signs All the Women in My Family Sing. 6 p.m. at Eso Won Bookstore.
Editor Shane Hinton with contributors Nathan Deuel and Kevin Moffett discuss and sign We Can’t Help It If We’re From Florida: New Stories from a Sinking Peninsula. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Rhoda Belleza, with Romina Russell, discusses and signs Blood of a Thousand Stars. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Friday 2/23: Walter Mosley signs Down the River unto the Sea. 6 p.m. at Eso Won Bookstore.
Book Soup, WeHo Reads, and The West Hollywood Public Library present André Aciman discussing and signing Call Me By Your Name. In conversation with Abdi Nazemian. 7 p.m. at the West Hollywood Public Library’s City Council Chambers.
Diana Arterian and Natalie Graham read from their works. 7:30 p.m. at Other Books.
Simona Grossi reads from her new book, Frozen Butterflies. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Voices from Leimert Park. Featuring poets Derek Brown, Imani Tolliver, October Blu, Peggy Dobreer, and Regina Higgins. 8 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Jackie Berger reads from her new poetry. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Saturday 2/24: Reading and signing event for Nasty Women Poets: An Unapologetic Anthology of Subversive Verse. Featuring Andi Boyd, Hélène Cardona, Alexis Rhone Fancher, Shirley Geok-lin Lim, Ronna Magy, Lisa Mecham, Melinda Palacio, and Lynne Thompson. 4 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. Free.
Harvey G. Cohen discusses and signs Who’s in the Money?: the Great Depression Musicals and Hollywood’s New Deal. 4 p.m. at Book Soup.
The UC Irvine MFA Reading Series. Featuring poet Lauren Swift and fiction writers Sarah Beth Ryther, Gareth Seigel, and Sunny Nagra. 4 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Black Resistance in the time of Trump. Featuring writers Shonda Buchanan, Rachel Harper, Dana Johnson, Lia Langworthy, Michelle Maltais, Jonathan Tipton Meyers, Chris Terry, Rebecca Walker, and more. 7 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
From Our Hearts to Yours: New Narrative as Contemporary Practice. With Rob Halpern, Robin Tremblay-McGaw, Robbie Dewhurst, and Amanda Davidson. 7:30 p.m. at the Poetic Research Bureau.
Sunday 2/25: Nebraska Girl Open Reading. Hosted by Wyatt Underwood. Sign-ups start at 1:30 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. Free.
Jim Florentine discusses and signs Everybody is Awful (Except You!). 4 p.m. at Book Soup.
Kim Purcell reads from her new YA novel This Is Not a Love Letter. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.
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