Notable Los Angeles: 2/11–2/17
Monday 2/11: Live Talks LA presents Robert Greene discussing his book, The Laws of Human Nature, in conversation with Ryan Holiday. 8 p.m. at the Moss Theatre. Tickets start at $20 here.
Tuesday 2/12: Abby Ellin, in conversation with Sarah Rodman, discusses and signs Duped: Double Lives, False Identities, and the Con Man I Almost Married. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
To Speak Is a Revolution Tour: Reema Zaman reads from and discusses her memoir, I Am Yours. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Elizabeth Letts discusses and signs Finding Dorothy. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Esmé Weijun Wang discusses her essay collection The Collected Schizophrenias, with Karolina Waclawiak. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Wednesday 2/13: Tosh Berman, in conversation with Lisa See, discusses and signs Tosh: Growing Up in Wallace Berman’s World. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Melissa Broder presents and discusses her works. 7:30 p.m. at The Forum at the Goldsmith Campus of OTIS.
Sally Wen Mao reads from her new collection of poetry Oculus, with Muriel Leung. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Thursday 2/14: Happy Valentine’s Day!
Friday 2/15: Jill Santopolo discusses and signs More Than Words, in conversation with Taylor Jenkins Reid. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Judges Frederick Weisberg and Michelle Ahnn present and sign Tough Cases: Judges Tell the Stories of Some of the Hardest Decisions They’ve Ever Made. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Kristen Nelson and Samantha Bounkeua read from their poetry. 7:30 p.m. at the Poetic Research Bureau.
Keith Scribner reads from his new novel Old Newgate Road, with Ivy Pochoda. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Janet Fitch and Sophia Shalmiyev in conversation with Lisa Mecham. 8 p.m. at Stories Book and Cafe.
Saturday 2/16: Megan Griswold discusses and signs The Book of Help: A Memoir in Remedies. 4 p.m. at Book Soup.
Sophia Shalmiyev discusses her memoir Mother Winter, with Sara Benincasa. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Influx Collectiv poetry reading, featuring Kelsey Jones, Bekah Fly, Sari Rachel, and AlexGrey Valdez. 7 p.m. at Avenue 50 Studio.
Lin Nelson Benedek, Susan Hayden, and Alexis Rhone Fancher read from and discuss their poetry. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Sunday 2/17: Dani Shapiro discusses and signs her new memoir Inheritance, in conversation with Jamie Lee Curtis. 3 p.m. at Diesel Bookstore.
Herbie J Pilato presents and signs Mary: The Mary Tyler Moore Story, in conversation with actress Caryn Richman. 3 p.m. at Book Soup.
Salient Sunday Open Reading, hosted by Radomir Luza and Patricia Murphy. 4 p.m. at Beyond Baroque.
Einar Baldvin reads from and signs The Crawling King. 4 p.m. at Dark Delicacies.
Bizarre Los Angeles presents Haunted by History: Tales from the Alexandria. Author Craig Owens will share ghost stories from his book. 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. at The Wolves. 21+. Because it’s a bar.
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