Notable Los Angeles: 3/25–3/31

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Monday 3/25: Matt de la Peña discusses and signs Superman: Dawnbreaker. 6:30 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Chris Zeischegg in conversation with Michael J. Seidlinger. 8 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.

Tuesday 3/26: Dr. James Penner and Heather Dundas presenting Simeon Wade’s posthumously published book, Foucault in California. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Elisa Callow reads from and signs The Urban Forager, in conversation with Minh Phan. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.

Homo-centric: Spring-loaded! Featuring Rebecca Bendheim, Anthony Moses Sanchez, and Kyle T. Wilson. 7:30 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.

Samira Ahmed reads from her new novel Interment, with Brandy Colbert. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.

Wednesday 3/27: Mike Postalakis discusses and signs LA by Mouth: The Essential Guide to Eating in Los Angeles. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Antonio Gonzalez discusses and signs Architects Who Built Southern California. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Alfred Gough and Miles Millar present and sign Double Exposure, in conversation with Gregg Hurwitz. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.

Carol Anne Perini reads from and signs her new book of short stories, Inexplicably Irrational. She will be joined by special guests authors Penelope Lowder, Jaha Zainabu, and Wendy Rainey. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.

William E. Jones reads from his debut novel I’m Open to Anything. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.

Thursday 3/28: Julie M. Albright discusses and signs Left to Their Own Devices. 6:30 p.m. at Diesel Bookstore.

Matt Balaker discusses and signs Greg Giraldo: A Comedian’s Story. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

James Rollins discusses and signs Crucible: A Thriller. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Friday 3/29: Matthew Spradlin discusses and signs The Devils. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Julie Albright discusses and signs Left to Their Own Devices: How Digital Natives Are Reshaping the American Dream. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Emily Thuma discusses her nonfiction book All Our Trials, with California Coalition for Women Prisoners and Survived and Punished. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.

Saturday 3/30: Unheard LA Live storytelling, hosted by KPCC‘s Bruce A. Lemon Jr. 5:30 p.m. at El Portal Theater. Tickets are free, but you have to get them here.

True Stories: Tales From a Generation of a New World Culture. Garrick Beck reads from his memoir True Stories, with Living Theater. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.

Sunday 3/31: Wendi Knox discusses and signs From Muck to Magic. 3 p.m. at Diesel Bookstore.

Roberto Tostado, MD presents and signs WTF Is Wrong with Our Health. “The Cousins” Leslie J. Peterson, Linda J. Peterson, Meliscent R. Gill, and Patricia L. Peterson present and sign Ancestors in the Attic. 4 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Laurel Blossom reads from Longevity, and Patrick Donnelly reads from his new book of poems, Little-Known Operas. 4 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.

BUSted! Storytelling about getting around LA without a car. Featuring readings by Steven Briggs, Ruby Cooper, Katya Duft, Adriane Hoff, Phoebe Kiekhofer, Nick Phillips, and Horus RA. Hosted by Scott Schultz. 5 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.

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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 →