Monday 4/30: Live Talks LA presents Mike Epps, in conversation with John Salley, discussing his upcoming memoir Unsuccessful Thug: One Comedian’s Journey from Naptown to Tinseltown. 8 p.m. at the Ann and Jerry Moss Theatre. Tickets start at $20 here.
Cheryl Du Bois and Debra Ann Pawlak discuss and sign Soldier, Spy, Heroine: A Novel Based on a True Story of the Civil War. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Live Talks LA presents An Evening with Chris Hughes (co-founder of Facebook) discussing his book Fair Shot: Rethinking Inequality and How We Earn. 8 p.m. at the Ann and Jerry Moss Theatre. Tickets start at $20 here.
Wednesday 5/2: Jennifer Romolini discusses and signs Weird in a World That’s Not: A Career Guide for Misfits. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Lucy Cooke discusses and signs The Truth about Animals: Stoned Sloths, Lovelorn Hippos, and Other Tales from the Wild Side of Wildlife. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Writers Workshop LA reading. 8 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Live Talks LA presents Sally Kohn in conversation with Reza Aslan discussing her upcoming book, The Opposite of Hate: A Field Guide to Repairing Our Humanity. 8 p.m. at the Ann and Jerry Moss Theatre. Tickets start at $20 here.
Thursday 5/3: Neil Strauss discusses and signs The Truth: An Eye-Opening Odyssey Through Love Addiction, Sex Addiction, and Extraordinary Relationships. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Dr. Lucy Jones discusses and signs The Big Ones: How Natural Disasters Have Shaped Us (and What We Can Do about Them). 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Next Words, the CalArts MFA Reading. 7:30 p.m. at the Poetic Research Bureau.
Awesome Women! Featuring Michelle Tea, Puma Perl, Iris Berry, and Nikola Kravitt. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Reception and reading with Major Jackson and Natalie Graham. Moderated by Kima Jones. Begins at 4 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $20 for the reception and reading, $10 just for the reading.
Paul Hoover and Emily Liebowitz read from their poetry. 7:30 p.m. at the Poetic Research Bureau.
Dr. Nina Shapiro discusses and signs Hype: A Doctor’s Guide to Medical Myths, Exaggerated Claims, and Bad Advice – How to Tell What’s Real and What’s Not. 3 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.
First Sunday Open Reading. Hosted by Steve Goldman. 5 p.m. at Beyond Baroque.
Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner discusses and signs Keep Marching: How Every Woman Can Take Action and Change Our World. 6 p.m. at The Last Bookstore. Pre-purchase the book here.
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