Notable Los Angeles: 7/23–7/29
Monday 7/23: Sally Koslow discusses and signs Another Side of Paradise, and Michelle Gable discusses and signs The Summer I Met Jack. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Brian Catling discusses and signs The Cloven. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Tuesday 7/24: Elyssa Friedland discusses and signs The Intermission, with Allison Winn Scotch. 6:30 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.
Chas Smith discusses and signs Cocaine + Surfing: A Sordid History of Surfing’s Greatest Love Affair. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Daniel Lewis discusses and signs Belonging on an Island. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Wednesday 7/25: Charles Rosenberg discusses and signs The Trial and Execution of the Traitor George Washington. With Lee Goldberg. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Chelsea Hodson discusses her collection of essays Tonight I’m Someone Else, with Wendy C. Ortiz. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Thursday 7/26: Translator Boris Dralyuk discusses and signs Mikhail Zoshchenko’s Sentimental Tales. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Kate Schatz and Miriam Klein Stahl discuss and sign Rad Girls Can. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Jon Michael Varese celebrates the release of his debut novel The Spirit Photographer. In conversation with Spencer McCall. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Marina Shifrin discusses her memoir 30 Before 30. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Friday 7/27: Megan Abbott reads from her new novel Give Me Your Hand, in conversation with Tom Perrotta. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
T. Sean Steele celebrates the release of his latest novel, Tacky Goblin. 8 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Saturday 7/28: Jon Michael Varese signs The Spirit Photographer. 2 p.m. at Dark Delicacies.
Melissa Broder and Alex Dimitrov present The Pisces and Together and By Ourselves. 5 p.m. at Book Soup.
Kate Schatz and Miriam Klein Stahl discuss and sign Rad Girls Can. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Sonia Greenfield, Donna Hilbert, and Marton Ott read from their poetry. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Sunday 7/29: Charles Rosenberg discusses and signs his thriller The Trial and Execution of the Traitor George Washington. 3 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.
Keith Fahey discusses and signs Falcon Will Give Birth to the Rover. Thomas M. Hewlett discusses and signs One Death at a Time (Volume One). Karen Rae discusses and signs Stage Fright Free. 4 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Green Tara Press presents readings by Jerry Garcia, Sandra Sloss Geideman, Margaret Drewry Walsh, Bob Alonzi, Cynthia Gregory, and Catherine Auman. 4 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. Free, but donations accepted.
BUSted! Storytelling about getting around LA without a car. Featuring Raymond Christian, Katya Duft, Adriane Hoff, and more. 5 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Derek Milman reads from his young adult novel Scream All Night, with Naomi Grossman. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.
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