Tuesday 6/4: Jason Turbow discusses and signs They Bled Blue: Fernandomania, Strike-Season Mayhem, and the Weirdest Championship Baseball Had Ever Seen: The 1981 Los Angeles Dodgers. 6:30 p.m. at Diesel Bookstore.
Wendy Smith Baruc, in conversation with Michael Stradford, discusses and signs Accepting Your Blended Family: A Handbook for Life After Divorce. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Bradley Trevor Greive presents and signs The Blue Day Book Illustrated Edition: A Lesson in Cheering Yourself Up. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Stephen M. Silverman discusses and signs The Amusement Park: 900 Years of Thrills and Spills, and the Dreamers and Schemers Who Built Them. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Wednesday 6/5: Scott Peterson and Joshua Pruett celebrate the release of their new book Shipwreckers: The Curse of the Cursed Temple of Curses – or – We Nearly Died. A Lot. 6:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
826LA‘s annual Tell Me A Story: Raise A Voice fundraiser. Featuring 826LA students and volunteers, Kelly McCreary, Dave Eggers, Danielle Perez, and Jackson Browne. Tickets (and sponsorship) and info here. Cocktail hour begins at 6:30 at Vibiana.
Peter Houlahan, in conversation with Deputy Sheriff Rolf Parkes, discusses and signs Norco 80: The True Story of the Most Spectacular Bank Robbery in American History. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Friday 6/7: Judith Branzburg discusses and signs The Liberation of Ivy Bottini: A Memoir of Love and Activism. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Zarzamora & Cruising: A Macondista Celebration of Two 2019 Books. Featuring Vincent Cooper, reading from his new book Zarzamora: Poetry of Survival, and Alex Espinoza reading from Cruising: An Intimate History of a Radical Past Time. Other featured readers include Sarah Rafael Garcia, Liz Gonzalez, Claudia Rodriguez, Luis Javier Rodriguez, and Viktoria Valenzuela. Cohosted by Francisco Aviles Pino and Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo. 8 p.m. at Avenue 50 Studio.
Margaret McMullan reads from and discusses her work. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Florence Weinberger and Ellen Reich read from and discuss their works. 4 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
William E. Jones, M Kitchell, and Jarett Kobek read from their poetry. 8 p.m. at the Poetic Research Bureau.
Sunday 6/9: Soap Box Poets open reading. There is a five-minute limit. Hosted by Jessica Wilson Cardenas. Sign-ups start at 1:45 p.m. at Beyond Baroque.
Well-Read Black Girl Book Club Meeting. 4 p.m. at Book Soup.
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