Notable Los Angeles: 11/4–11/10
Monday 11/4: Amanda Yates Garcia discusses and signs Initiated: Memoir of a Witch. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Adrienne Brodeur discusses and signs Wild Game: My Mother, Her Lover, and Me. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Rabbi Laura Geller discusses Getting Good at Getting Older, in conversation with Ben Pomerantz. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Derek Sandhaus discusses his new book, Drunk in China: Baijiu and the World’s Oldest Drinking Culture, in conversation with chef Jenny Gao. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Live Talks LA presents Christopher Kimball discussing his cookbook, Milk Street: The New Rules: Recipes That Will Change the Way You Cook, in conversation with Russ Parsons. 8 p.m. at the William Turner Gallery. Tickets start at $20 here.
Tuesday 11/5: Tori Eldridge discusses and signs The Ninja Daughter. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Marc Grossberg discusses and signs his new book, The Best People: A Tale of Trials and Errors. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Josh Kun discusses his nonfiction book The Autograph Book of L.A.: Improvements on the Page of the City. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Live Talks LA presents Booker T. Jones discussing his memoir, Time Is Tight: My Life, Note by Note, in conversation with Scott Timberg. 8 p.m. at The Bootleg Theater. Tickets starat at $20 here.
Christopher Kimball signs Milk Street: The New Rules: Recipes That Will Change the Way You Cook. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Wednesday 11/6: Boyd Varty discusses and signs The Lion Tracker’s Guide to Life. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Nick Neely signs Alta California: From San Diego to San Francisco, A Journey on Foot to Rediscover the Golden State, in conversation with Dean Kuipers. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Dorothea Lasky and Alex Dimitrov read from their new book Astro Poets: Your Guides to the Zodiac, with Melissa Broder. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Thursday 11/7: Shannon Pufahl discusses and signs On Swift Horses, in conversation with Justin Torres. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Carolyn Campbell signs City of Immortals: Père-Lachaise Cemetery, Paris. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Lisa Congdon discusses and signs her new book, Find Your Artistic Voice: The Essential Guide to Working Your Creative Magic, in conversation with Nicole Georges. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
The Science of Poetry: A Reading. Featuring poetry by Stephanie Strickland, Karen Leona Anderson, Adam Dickinson, Kristin George Bagdanov, and Amy Catanzano. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Friday 11/8: On the Run: Australian Crime Writers in America. Featuring Jock Serong signing Preservation, Emma Viskic signing Resurrection Bay, Sulari Gentill signing A Murder Unmentioned, and Robert Gott signing The Holiday Murders. 6:30 p.m. at Diesel Bookstore.
Kathleen Kaufman discusses and signs Diabhal. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Liska Jacobs celebrates the launch of her new book, The Worst Kind of Want, with Allie Rowbottom. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Poetry and the Language of Science. Will Alexander, Adam Dickinson, and Amy Catanzano read from their poetry. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Saturday 11/9: Cameron Douglas discusses and signs Long Way Home. 4 p.m. at Book Soup.
Jacob Kahn, Eric Sneathen, and Jeanne Vaccaro read from their poetry. Doors at 7:30 p.m. at the Poetic Research Bureau.
Sunday 11/10: Robert Kerbeck discusses and signs Malibu Burning: The Real Story Behind LA’s Most Devastating Wildfire. 3 p.m. at Diesel Bookstore.
Fanny Howe reads from her new poetry collection Love and I, with Martha Ronk. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Noir at the Bar. Featuring Howard Michael Gould, Barbara DeMarco-Barrett, Lenny Kleinfeld, and a special reading by members of Switchblade magazine. Plus Australian writers Emma Viskic, Sulari Gentill, Jock Serong, and Robert Gott. 6 p.m. at the Mandrake Bar. 21+. Because it’s a bar.
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