Notable Los Angeles: 11/19–11/25

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Monday 11/19: Anita Felicelli discusses and signs Love Songs for a Lost Continent, and Huda Al-Marashi discusses and signs First Comes Marriage. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Daniel Blackburn discusses and signs Of Presidents & Predators. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Tim Hallinan presents his newest book, Nighttown, in conversation with Naomi Hirahara. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.

Victor Prince discusses and signs his new book, The Camino Way. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.

Tuesday 11/20: Brian Posehn discusses and signs Forever Nerdy: Living My Dorky Dreams and Staying Metal. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Wednesday 11/21: Good fortune to everybody who is discovering how time-intensive brining a turkey can be! You’re probably glad there’s nothing on the literary calendar tonight, huh?

Thursday 11/22: Happy Thanksgiving! (Yes, it’s morally and ethically complicated, to say nothing of our own family situations, but I’m hoping you have a good day just the same.)

Friday 11/23: Look, I’m not saying we should. I’m just going to point out that if one was revolutionarily inclined, this would be the day to do it. Nobody’s gonna have the energy to defend the empire.

Saturday 11/24: Book Soup is combining Small Business Saturday and Indies First into Bookseller For A Day. Check it out here.

Indies First author events featuring Lilliam Rivera, Glen David Gold, and Yesika Salgado. Starts at 11 a.m. at Skylight Books.

Jenifer Lewis discusses The Mother of Black Hollywood. 3 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Sunday 11/25: Carol Graham Pereira presents and signs Helder’s Story: A Death with Dignity, and Cynthia Lim presents and signs Wherever You Are: A Memoir of Love, Marriage, and Brain Injury. 2 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Gil Garcetti and Larry Livingston sign Protea: The Magic and the Mystery. 4 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.

Lilah Sturges presents and signs her graphic novel Lumberjanes: The Infernal Compass. 5 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.

BUSted! Storytelling about getting around LA without a car. 5 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.

California School of the Arts – San Gabriel Valley’s Creative Writing Conservatory students read from their works. 6 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.

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Xach Fromson is a native Angeleno and the co-host/co-founder of Shades & Shadows, a sci-fi/fantasy/horror/etc. reading series here in LA. He studied creative writing at California State University Northridge, where he worked on The Northridge Review. He received an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of California Riverside Palm Desert Low Residency program, and is finishing his first novel. He appeared at Dirty Laundry Lit's "Love Sucks" event in February 2013, and has stories published in "Halloween Tales" and "Winter Horror Days" from Omnium Gatherum press. And once, he slew a dragon. Follow him on Twitter @_mythogenesis_. Want your event listed here? Send an email with the information to [email protected]. More from this author →