Monday 10/14: John Ibson discusses and signs Men Without Maps: Some Gay Males of the Generation Before Stonewall. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Dr. Ravinder Singh presents and signs his book Not Tonight I Have a Headache: Understanding Headache and Eliminating It From Your Life. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore. RSVP and preorder your copy here.
Tuesday 10/15: Marks of Joy: Reading & Celebration. Featuring Tanzila Ahmed, Gabrielle Civil, Jen Hofer, and Purvi Shah. 7 p.m. at Avenue 50 Studio.
Paul S. Adler discusses and signs The 99 Percent Economy: How Democratic Socialism Can Overcome the Crises of Capitalism. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Thursday 10/17: Author Carla Rachel Sameth celebrates her memoir in essays, One Day on the Gold Line, with Annette Wong, Gale Cohen, Hazel Clayton Harrison, Manuela Gomez, Maria Elena Fernandez, Thelma Reyna, Toni Mosley, and hosted by Gerda Govine Ituarte. 7 p.m. at Avenue 50 Studio.
Book Soup and 826LA present an evening with Zadie Smith, in conversation with Viet Thanh Nguyen, discussing and signing her new book of stories, Grand Union. 7 p.m. at First Congregational Church of Los Angeles. Tickets are $32 + fees here.
Josh Campbell discusses and signs Crossfire Hurricane: Inside Donald Trump’s War on the FBI. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Ta-Nehisi Coates discusses his new book, The Water Dancer, in conversation with Ryan Coogler. 7:30 p.m. at the West Angeles Cathedral. Tickets start at $35 here. Co-sponsored by Eso Won Books, Chevalier’s Bookstore, and ALOUD.
Live Talks LA presents Ambassador Susan Rice discussing her memoir, Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For, in conversation with Mayor Eric Garcetti. 8 p.m. at the Peltz Theater. Tickets start at $20 here.
Friday 10/18: Michael Deibert discusses and signs When the Sky Fell: Hurricane Maria and the United States in Puerto Rico. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Lucy Ives celebrates her new novel, Loudermilk: Or, The Real Poet; Or, The Origin of the World, with Magdalena Edwards and Michael Scott Moore. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Dan Poppick, Emile Mosser, and Feliz Lucia Molina read from their poetry. Doors at 7:30 p.m. at the Poetic Research Bureau.
Jared Joseph, Cathy Thomas, Jose Antonio Villarán, and Kirstin Wagner read from their poetry. Doors at 7:30 p.m. at the Poetic Research Bureau.
Gedda Ilves reads from her new book As Butterfly to a River: New and Selected Poems, with Mariano Zaro, Gloria Vando, and Helene Cardona. Hosted by Brendan Constantine. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Two Snake presents Hannah Black with Kyle Thomas Hinton. 5:30 p.m. at the Garden Gallery.
Gerald Nicosia reads from and discusses his new book Kerouac: The Last Quarter Century, joined by Kerouac’s closest living relative, Paul Blake III, and other guests. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
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