Notable Los Angeles: 2/25–3/3


Monday 2/25: Megan Griswold discusses and signs The Book of Help: A Memoir in Remedies. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Tuesday 2/26: Publisher Roundable with Kaya, Moontide, Tia Chucha, Red Hen, and Unnamed Press. 6:30 p.m. at the Annenberg Beach House. Free, but space is limited. RSVP here.

Eva Hagberg Fisher discusses and signs How to Be Loved: A Memoir of Lifesaving Friendship. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Homo-Centric presents Febrruary. Featuring Michael Narkunski, Zela de Bruin, and Shane Kalminski. 7:30 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.

Wednesday 2/27: Tressie McMillan Cottom discusses her new collection of essays, Thick, with Roxane Gay. 7:30 p.m. at the Hammer Museum.

Ramona Ausubel reads from and discusses her works. 7:30 p.m. at The Forum at the Goldsmith Campus of OTIS.

Chris Cander reads from her new novel The Weight of a Piano. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.

Thursday 2/28: Stephanie Theobald discusses and signs Sex Drive: On the Road to a Pleasure Revolution. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

David Thomson discusses and signs Sleeping with Strangers: How the Movies Shaped Desire. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Join host Cassi Jerkins and producer Jeremy Schmidt for a live recording of their podcast “Stories, But Shorter.” With Xuan Juliana Wang and Matt Sumell. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.

Geoff Dyer discusses his film book Broadsword Calling Danny Boy: Watching ‘Where Eagles Dare with Jonathan Lethem. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.

Live Talks LA presents An Evening with Isaac Mizrahi discussing his book I.M.: A Memoir. 8 p.m. at the Moss Theater. Tickets start at $20 here.

Friday 3/1: Jeff Johnson discusses and signs The Animals After Midnight. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Jen Beagin discusses and signs Vacuum in the Dark. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Saturday 3/2: Irshad Manji, in conversation with Patt Morrison, discusses and signs Don’t Label Me: An Incredible Conversation for Divided Times. 4 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Peggy Aylsworth reads from her novel Morning in the Long Night City. 5 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.

Sunday 3/3: Piper Cochrane and Marc Wanamaker discuss and sign The Cochrane Brothers and the Making of Universal Pictures. 3 p.m. at Diesel Bookstore.

First Sunday Open Reading. Five-minute limit. Hosted by Steve Goldman. Sign ups begin at 4:45 p.m. at Beyond Baroque.


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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_. More from this author →