Lee McIntyre discusses and signs The Scientific Attitude: Defending Science from Denial, Fraud, and Pseudoscience. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Mieke Eerkens discusses and signs All Ships Follow Me: A Family Memoir of War Across Three Continents. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Wednesday 5/22: Ben Mezrich discusses and signs Bitcoin Billionaires: A True Story of Genius, Betrayal, and Redemption. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Christopher Fulton discusses and signs his new book, The Inheritance: Poisoned Fruit of JFK’s Assassination. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Rod Pyle discusses and signs Heroes of the Space Age: Incredible Stories of the Famous and Forgotten Men and Women Who Took Humanity to the Stars. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Beth Caldwell reads from and signs Deported Americans: Life after Deportation to Mexico, in conversation with Ingrid Eagly. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
John Barbour discusses and signs his autobiography, Your Mother’s Not a Virgin!: The Bumpy Life and Times of the Canadian Dropout Who Changed the Face of American TV. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Friday 5/24: Amos Mac and Rocco Kayiatos discuss the new anthology Original Plumbing: The Best of Ten Years of Trans Male Culture. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
The debut of Release Series! From Natashia Deon, the creator of Dirty Laundry Lit and The Table Reading, this new series celebrates the release of one author’s new book and celebrates the wider reading community with a slate of additional readers. The first installment will feature Sara Borjas for her new poetry collection, Heart Like a Window, Mouth Like a Cliff. Also reading will be Angela Aguirre, Jeff Eyres, Reggie Juarez, Jessica “Yellawoman” Gallion, Charles Jensen, Yennie Cheung, Marcus Omari, Rocío Carlos, Lady Narrator, and Amanda Fletcher. 7:30 p.m. at The Virgil. 21+. Because its a bar.
Influx Collectiv, an LA queer reading series. Featuring Muriel Leung, Jos Charles, Ryka Aoki, Yosimar Reyes, and Tommy Pico. Hosted by Cori Bratby-Rudd and Diana Gutierrez. 8 p.m. at Pieter Performance Space.
Sunday 5/26: Kevin Foster presents and signs The Gospel According to Song of Solomon: A Fruitful Marriage, Maria A. Nodarse presents and signs Approaching Freedom: An Exile’s Quest for a New Self, and Beverley Clarkson presents and signs It’s of No Consequence. 4 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Join Angela Peñaredondo, Douglas Manuel, Elisabeth Houston, Jamie FitzGerald, and Beyond Baroque in a reading and send-off for poet Brandi Spaethe before she departs Los Angeles for Europe. 4 p.m. at Beyond Baroque.
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