Notable Los Angeles: 6/18–6/24
Monday 6/18: Andrew Sean Greer discusses and signs Less. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich discusses and signs The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Tuesday 6/19: Red Hen Press presents John Barr, Catherine Woodard, Lory Bedikian, Chloe Schwenke, and Bruce Bauman for an evening of poetry. 6:30 p.m. at the Annenberg Beach House. RSVP here.
Porochista Khakpour discusses and signs Sick: A Memoir. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Lauren Groff discusses and signs Florida. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Dana Schwartz discusses her nonfiction book Choose Your Own Disaster, with David Canfield. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Launch party for Aminah Mae Safi’s Not the Girls You’re Looking For. 8 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Wednesday 6/20: PEN America‘s Book Club. This month, the featured book is Sergio De La Pava’s Lost Empress. 6 p.m. at The Edison. 21+ because, y’know, it’s a bar.
Michael Bennett signs Things That Make White People Uncomfortable. 6:30 p.m. at Eso Won Bookstore.
Ken Bensinger reads from and discusses Red Card, in conversation with Alan Rothenberg. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Rupert Thomson discusses and signs Never Anyone But You. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Cynthia Leonor Garza signs Lucia the Luchadora. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Porochista Khakpour discusses and signs Sick: A Memoir, with Mira Gonzalez. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Thursday 6/21: Joselin Linder discusses and signs The Family Gene. 6:30 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.
Book Soup presents An Evening with David Lynch. A screening of his new animated series Dumbland will be followed by a conversation with Kristine McKenna, co-author of his new memoir Room to Dream. 7 p.m. at The Theater at Ace Hotel. Tickets start at $45 here.
Rebecca Makkai, in conversation with J. Ryan Stradal, discusses and signs The Great Believers. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Porochista Khakpour discusses and signs Sick: A Memoir. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Magdalena Edwards discusses her translation of Clarice Lispector’s The Chandelier. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
NOT A CULT presents: EPIC. Featuring Mila Cuda, Beau Sia, Yesika Salgado, and Rhiannon McGavin. Hosted by Matthew Cuban Hernandez. 8 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Friday 6/22: Michelle Wilker discusses and signs Chain Linked. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Bryan Lee O’Malley and Leslie Hung discuss the second volume in their comic series Snotgirl, with Jen Wang. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Kai Wilson and Julia Hannafin invite you to PLAY. This reading features emerging writers reading from work on the subject of play. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. Free.
Saturday 6/23: Voices of LGBTQIA Narratives: Martin Aguilera in conversation with C.B. Lee, Abdi Nazemian, Mark B. Perry, Amy Spalding, Rebekah Weatherspoon, and graphic novelist Jen Wang. 2:30 p.m. at the Studio City branch of LAPL.
Patt Morrison discusses her nonfiction book Don’t Stop the Presses!. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Eloisa Amezcua, Magdalena Edwards, Alana Levinson-LaBrosse, and André Naffis-Sahely read from their poetry. 7:30 p.m. at the Poetic Research Bureau.
Dorothy Barresi reads from her poetry. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Sunday 6/24: Daniel J. Patinkin discusses and signs The Trigger. 3 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.
Fourth Sundays: Shali Nicholson and Maurya Simon. 3:30 p.m. at the Claremont Public Library.
Rima Fujita reads from and signs The Day the Buddha Woke Up. 4 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Local Author Day: Sara Truitt presents and signs More: A Memoir of Hungers. F. Howard Billings presents and signs When Gods War. Richard M. Nordin presents and signs The Iron Fist. 4 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Morgan Parker and Jake Young read from their poetry. 4 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. Free.
Michael Hughes reads from his novel Inland Intrigue. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.
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