Notable Los Angeles: 9/10–9/16
Monday 9/10: Keith O’Brien discusses and signs Fly Girls. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Claudia Dey reads from her new novel Heartbreaker. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Live Talks LA presents Yuval Noah Harari and his new book, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century. 8 p.m. at the Aratani Theater. Tickets start at $20 here.
Tuesday 9/11: Clementine Ford discusses her nonfiction book Fight Like a Girl, with Alexandra Tweten. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Gary Shteyngart reads from Lake Success. 8 p.m. at the Skirball Cultural Center. Presented by Book Soup. Tickets start at $28 here.
Release party for Made in L.A.—Stories Rooted in the City of Angels. Featuring readings by contributing authors Cody Sisco, Allison Rose, Gabi Lorino, Amy Sterling-Casil, and Andre Hardy. 8 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Wednesday 9/12: D. Wystan Owen discusses and signs Other People’s Love Affairs: Stories. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Rebecca Clarren reads from her debut novel Kickdown, with Ken Bensinger. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Readings from They Said. Featuring readings by contributing authors Molly Bendall, Martin Ott, Sarah Suzor, Maggie Woodward, and Gail Wronsky. 8 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Thursday 9/13: Alan D. Castel, Ph.D. discusses and signs Better with Age. 6:30 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.
Peter Blauner discusses and signs Sunrise Highway. 7 p.m. at Book Soup
Paula Saunders reads from her debut novel The Distance Home. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
P.I.E. Collective open mic. This week’s featured poets are James Stowe and Kellie Augusta. Ten slots open, sign ups start at 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque.
Friday 9/14: Carpenter & Anthony Burch present and sign Big Trouble in Little China: Old Man Jack Vol. 1. 1 p.m. at Book Soup.
Julia Whicker, in conversation with Edan Lepucki, discusses and signs Wonderblood. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Stoya reads from her book Philosophy, Pussycats, and Porn. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Gerry Orz presents his new book, Lucky or Not, Here I Come. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Saturday 9/15: Josh Crute presents and signs Oliver: The Second-Largest Living Thing on Earth. 4 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Zenobia Neil reads from her new novel The Jinni’s Last Wish. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Blake Nemec, Ash Ponders, and Eric Saenz read from their poetry. 7:30 p.m. at the Poetic Research Bureau.
Sunday 9/16: Nebraska Girl Open Reading. Hosted by Wyatt Underwood. Sign-ups start at 1:45 p.m. at Beyond Baroque.
Robert Rand discusses and signs The Menendez Murders. 2 p.m. at Book Soup.
Cynthia Lim discusses and signs her memoir Wherever You Are. 3 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.
Drag Queen Story Hour. Featuring Valora von Tease and hosted by Michael Roybal-Gonzalez. 3 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Gerry Orz presents his new book, Lucky or Not, Here I Come. Oh, and Gerry? He’s seventeen. 6:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
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