Notable Los Angeles: 7/15–7/21


Monday 7/15: Lisa Kohn discusses and signs To the Moon and Back: A Childhood Under the Influence. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Terry Moore discusses and signs 66 on 66: A Photographer’s Journey. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Womyn’s Writing Circle. Welcome to all self-identified womyn. 7:30 p.m. at Avenue 50 Studio.

Tuesday 7/16: Frank Strausser discusses and signs his psychological thriller Plastic, with Dr. Alexander Rivkin. 6:30 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.

Anthony McCann reads from and signs Shadowlands. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.

Barry Alfonso discusses and signs A Voice of the Warm: The Life of Rod McKuen. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Kimi Eisele discusses and signs The Lightest Object in the Universe. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

un::fade::able. A reading series honoring the legacy of Sandra Bland. Organized by F. Douglas Brown. 7:30 p.m. at Art Share LA.

Janet Fitch reads from her new novel Chimes of a Lost Cathedral. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.

Wednesday 7/17: Jasmine Guillory discusses and signs The Wedding Party, in conversation with Jessica Morgan and Heather Cocks. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

BUSted Los Angeles presents Masters of Storytelling. With Ray Christian, Kristina Wong, and Katya Duft. Hosted by Scott Schultz. 7:30 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.

Carla Sameth presents and signs her new memoir One Day on the Gold Line. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.

Lisa Taddeo discusses her new book Three Women, with Clarissa Cruz. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.

Thursday 7/18: Wolfgang Glattes discusses and signs Memories of La La Land: A Life in the Movies. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Andrea Dunlop discusses and signs We Came Here to Forget, with Julia Whelan. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Friday 7/19: Madeleine Henry discusses and signs Breathe In, Cash Out. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Guillaume Serina discusses and signs An Impossible Dream: Reagan, Gorbachev, and a World Without the Bomb, in conversation with KPCC host Libby Denkmann. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Made in L.A. Vol 2 reading event. Featuring Sara Chisolm, Nick Duretta, Jude-Marie Green, Nolan Knight, Gabi Lorino, Allison Rose, Cody Sisco, C. Gregory Thompson, and Abigail Walthausen. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.

The Difficult to Name Reading Series. Featuring Katrina Davis, Emily Jira, Nick Pupo, Alex Schmidt, Cole Stryker, and a conversation with Nicole LaPorte. 8 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.

William Benton and Patty Seyburn read from their poetry. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.

Saturday 7/20: Mickey Rapkin reads from his new children’s book It’s Not a Bed, It’s a Time Machine, with Sara Rue. 3 p.m. at Skylight Books.

The Lit Show. Starring Suzie Wiliams and Brad Kay. 7:30 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $20.

Sunday 7/21: Bruce Ferber discusses and signs The Way We Work: On the Job in Hollywood, in conversation with Brent Forrester. 3 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.

Lydia Slaby discusses and signs Wait, It Gets Worse: Love, Death, and My Transformation from Control Freak to Human Being. 3 p.m. at Book Soup.

Jeffrey Kwitny presents and signs Desolation Lake, Tom King presents and signs Amelia Earhart Unrescued, and Richard Tarlow presents and signs Murder and the Marine. 4 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Max Felker-Kantor discusses his new nonfiction book Policing Los Angeles, with David Stein. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.

Salient Sunday Open Reading. Hosted by Radomir Luza and Patricia Murphy. 5 p.m. at Beyond Baroque.


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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 →