Notable Los Angeles: 3/4–3/10

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Monday 3/4: Robert Mnookin discusses and signs The Jewish American Paradox, in conversation with Rabbi John Rosove. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.

David Wallace-Wells discusses and signs The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Tuesday 3/5: Michael Ondaatje reads from and discusses his newest work, Warlight, in conversation with Geoff Dyer. 7 p.m. at USC’s Bovard Auditorium.

Ayser Salman discusses and signs The Wrong End of the Table. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.

Dr. Sunita Puri, in conversation with Angela Morales, discusses and signs That Good Night: Life and Medicine in the Eleventh Hour. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Mallory O’Meara reads from and signs her new book, The Lady from the Black Lagoon: Hollywood Monsters and the Lost Legacy of Milicent Patrick. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.

Jon Klassen and Mac Barnett read from the final book in their shape trilogy, Circle. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.

Wednesday 3/6: Lisa See discusses and signs The Island of Sea Women. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.

Taylor Jenkins Reid discusses and signs Daisy Jones & the Six. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Erwin Raphael McManus presents and signs The Way of the Warrior: An Ancient Path to Inner Peace. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Thursday 3/7: Lisa See discusses and signs The Island of Sea Women. 6:30 p.m. at Diesel Bookstore.

MARCH FORTH! Spoken word with Vanessa Hidary, Tonya Ingram, Chrysanthemum Tran, and Katt Magill. 7 p.m. at the Skirball Cultural Center. Tickets are $15 for members/students or $20 for GA here.

Adam Hochschild discusses and signs Lessons from a Dark Time, in conversation with Arlie Russell Hochschild, moderated by Henry Weinstein. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.

Irvine Welsh, in conversation with Mark Haskell Smith, discusses and signs Dead Men’s Trousers. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Victoria Riskin discusses and signs Fay Wray and Robert Riskin: A Hollywood Memoir. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Al Epifanio reads from and signs his new book Alichan: Facing the Shadow of Doubt. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.

Nina Revoyr reads from her new novel A Student of History. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.

Friday 3/8: Piper Cochrane and Marc Wanamaker present and sign The Cochrane Brothers and the Making of Universal Pictures. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Lisa See discusses and signs The Island of Sea Women. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Lilliam Rivera reads from her new YA novel Dealing in Dreams, in conversation with Virginia Isaad. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.

Linda P. Taylor will read from and discuss her new book, Outlaw Torn: Between Punk Rock and a Hard Place. 8 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.

Saturday 3/9: Jennifer E. Smith, in conversation with Morgan Matson, discusses and signs Field Notes on Love. 4 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Maria Alexander signs her short story collection, 12 Tales Lie, 1 Tells True. 4 p.m. at Dark Delicacies.

Nikki Barthelmess reads from her debut YA novel The Quiet You Carry, in conversation with with Autumn Krause. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.

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

Sunday 3/10: Victoria Riskin discusses and signs Fay Wray and Robert Riskin: A Hollywood Memoir. 3 p.m. at Diesel Bookstore.

Lindsey Freeman discusses and signs This Atom Bomb in Me. 3 p.m. at Book Soup.

Roar Shack Reading Series presents Third Wind. Featuring readings by Jose Garcia Davis, John Fukuda, Ariel Beesley, Angela Stubbs, Rachel Kahn, and Brendan Constantine. Hosted by David Rocklin. 4 p.m. at 826LA in Echo Park.

Teresa Theophano, Stephanie Schroeder, Thomas Mondragon, and Bill Konigsberg discuss their new LGBTQ collection, Headcase. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.

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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 →