Notable Los Angeles: 10/28–11/3
Monday 10/28: Jim Tilley discusses and signs Against the Wind, in conversation with Kim Dower and Tobi Harper. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Sasha Sagan discusses and signs For Small Creatures Such as We: Rituals for Finding Meaning in Our Unlikely World, in conversation with Nicole Richie. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Clara Parkes discusses and signs Vanishing Fleece: Adventures in American Wool. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Tuesday 10/29: Best Friends Animal Society presents W. Bruce Cameron discussing and signing A Dog’s Promise. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Homo-Centric presents “Bookish.” Featuring Dave Coleman, Reuben “Tihi” Hayslett, and Ricco Villanueva Siasoco. Hosted by Hank Henderson. 7:30 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Saeed Jones discusses his new book How We Fight for Our Lives with Roxane Gay. 8 p.m. at the Barnsdall Gallery Theater, presented by Skylight Books. Tickets are $30 here.
Wednesday 10/30: Adina Hoffman discusses and signs Ben Hecht: Fighting Words, Moving Pictures. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Meghan Daum, in conversation with Annabelle Gurwitch, discusses and signs The Problem with Everything: My Journey Through the New Culture Wars. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Richard Stengel discusses and signs Information Wars: How We Lost the Global Battle Against Disinformation and What We Can Do about It, in conversation with Amy Wilentz. 7 p.m. at the Pasadena Public Library, presented by Vroman’s Bookstore. Tickets are $29 (+fees) if you want the book, or $5 if you don’t, here.
Monique Truong reads from her new novel The Sweetest Fruits, with Diep Tran. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Thursday 10/31: Roshanak Kheshti discusses her new book Wendy Carlos’s Switched On-Bach, with Karen Tongson. 7:30 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Friday 11/1: McSweeney’s Keep Scrolling Till You Feel Something: 21 Years of Humor from McSweeney’s Internet Tendency. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Matt Mahurin discusses and signs Tom Waits by Matt Mahurin. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Spooked: An Evening of Eerie Storytelling. Come tell a story, or just listen. 7 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $15/members free.
Helen Shewolfe Tseng and Beatrix Gravesguard discuss their new book The Astrological Grimoire, with Yumi Sakugawa. 7:30 p.m. p.m. at Skylight Books.
Saturday 11/2: Harryette Mullen and Forrest Gander read from their poetry. With a discussion moderated by Elena Karina Byrne. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Sunday 11/3: First Sunday Open Reading. Hosted by Steve Goldman. Sign-ups start at 4:45 p.m. at Beyond Baroque.
Jonathan Blum discusses his new short story collection The Usual Uncertainties. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal discuss their new novel, The Lost Causes of Bleak Creek, live on stage. Sponsored by Book Soup. 6 p.m. at the Wilshire Ebell Theater. Tickets are $38 here.
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