Notable Los Angeles: 1/7–1/13
Happy 2019! No matter how many books you set for this year’s reading goal, N:LA has you covered so you can meet it. HERE WE GO!
Monday 1/7: Janet Clare discusses and signs Time Is the Longest Distance, in conversation with David Francis. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Brittany Ackerman, in conversation with Ron Koertge, discusses and signs The Perpetual Motion Machine. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Tuesday 1/8: Jason Primrose discusses and signs Zosma (Lost Children of Andromeda #1). 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Alison Hart discusses and signs Mostly White. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Doug Manuel, Lynne Thompson, and Heather June Gibbons read from their poetry. Hosted by Brendan Constantine. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Alias Readings. Featuring readings by Christina Catherine Martinez, Jacqueline Suskin, Jonathan Ames, John Searcy, and Mala Ipp. Music from Kris Angelis and Taleen Kali. 7:30 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Wednesday 1/9: Justin Murphy discusses and signs Whiskey Jelly Blues. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Thelma Reyna discusses and signs Reading Tea Leaves After Trump. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Tom Barbash discusses and signs The Dakota Winters, in conversation with Ivy Pochoda. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Omnium Gatherum presents An Evening with Authors. Featuring Dan Rabarts, Philip Fracassi, Robert Payne Cabeen, Michael Paul Gonzalez, Ace Antonio Hall, Shelby Alessandro Martinez, and Kate Jonez. 8 p.m. at Idle Hour (so, 21+ and plan on buying a drink or two).
Thursday 1/10: Michelle Brittan, Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo, Heather June Gibbons, and Joseph Rios read from their works. 7 p.m. at Pop-Hop Books and Print.
David Kipen discusses and signs Dear Los Angeles, in conversation with Joe Donnelly. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Friday 1/11: Thomas Kohnstamm, in conversation with Bronson Pinchot, discusses and signs Lake City. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Matt Coyle discusses and signs Wrong Light. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Saturday 1/12: Kembrew McLeod, with Lisa Jane Persky, discusses and signs The Downtown Pop Underground: New York City and the Literary Punks, Renegade Artists, DIY Filmmakers, Mad Playwrights, and Rock ‘n’ Roll Glitter Que. 4 p.m. at Book Soup.
Mary Torregrossa and Penelope Moffet read from their poems, discuss their friendship, and more. 4 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Sunday 1/13: Blythe Roberson discusses and signs How to Date Men When You Hate Men. 2 p.m. at Book Soup.
The Soap Box Poets open reading. Hosted by Jessica Wilson Cardenas. Sign-ups begin at 1:45 p.m. in the Mike Kelley Gallery at Beyond Baroque.
Susan Jaques discusses and signs The Caesar of Paris. 3 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.
Michelle Brittan Rosado celebrates the launch of her new book, Why Can’t It Be Tenderness, with Douglas Manuel and Corinna McClanahan Schroeder. 4 p.m. at Avenue 50 Studio.
Roar Shack presents Daybreak. Featuring readings by Charles Degelman, Marty Weiss, Brian Dunlap, Valerie Burns, and Julia Ingalls. Plus a new Live Write competition. Hosted by David Rocklin. 4 p.m. at 826LA Echo Park.
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