Notable Los Angeles: 11/5–11/11
Monday 11/5: Home Fire: An Evening with Kamila Shamsie. 7 p.m. at Town and Gown at USC.
Seth Greenland discusses and signs The Hazards of Good Fortune, in conversation with Tom Lutz. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Norman Seeff presents and signs Joni: The Joni Mitchell Sessions, in conversation with Malka Marom. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Nathaniel Philbrick discusses and signs In the Hurricane’s Eye. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Tuesday 11/6: Amy Stanton and Catherine Connors discuss and sign The Feminine Revolution. 6:30 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.
Éric Vuillard discusses his book The Order of the Day, with Tom Lutz and Laurie Winer. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Wednesday 11/7: PEN America presents Beowulf Sheehan discussing and signing Author: The Portraits of Beowulf Sheehan. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Ezra Claytan Daniels discusses and signs Upgrade Soul, and Ben Passmore discusses and signs Your Black Friend and Other Strangers. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Thursday 11/8: The Best Small Fictions 2018 anthology reading, featuring Lori Sambol Brody, Christoper DeWan, Ruth LeFaive, Jan Stinchcomb, and Denise Tolan. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Gary Busey discusses and signs Buseyisms: Gary Busey’s Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Kristen Tracy discusses her collection of poetry Half-Lizard, with Thomas Sadoski. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Frankie Norstad, Amina Cain, Laura Vena, and Adrienne Walser perform and read as part of WCCW Reading Series: UNSCHOOLING. 7:30 p.m. at the Women’s Center for Creative Work.
Friday 11/9: Jason Starr discusses and signs Fugitive Red, with Jerry Stahl. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Amanda Lucidon discusses and signs Reach Higher. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Noah Warren, Elizabeth Metzger, and William Brewer read in celebration of Max Ritvo’s new books, Letters from Max: A Book of Friendship and The Final Voicemails. 7:30 p.m. at the Poetic Research Bureau.
Wayétu Moore discusses her debut novel She Would Be King, with Allison Noelle Conner. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Saturday 11/10: Karen Finley discusses and signs Grabbing Pussy. 4 p.m. at Book Soup.
Elizabeth Treadwell, Danielle Pafunda, and Deborah Poe read from their poetry. 7:30 p.m. at the Poetic Research Bureau.
Sunday 11/11: Soap Box Poets open reading. Five-minute limit. Hosted by Jessica Wilson Cardenas. Sign-ups start at 1:45 p.m. at Beyond Baroque.
William Knoedelseder discusses and signs Fins: Harley Earl, the Rise of General Motors, and the Glory Days of Detroit. 3 p.m. at Book Soup.
Roar Shack presents a special Resistance poetry show! Featuring poets published in Not My President: the Anthology of Dissent. Nicelle Davis, Amy Davis, Kit Bacon-Gressitt, Gerda Govine Ituarte, Bonnie S. Kaplan, Anita McLaughlin, Terry Stevenson, and Jacqueline Derner Tchakalian will read from their poems. Plus, Live Write! 4 p.m. at 826LA in Echo Park.
Marissa Meyer reads from and signs Archenemies. 7 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
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