Notable Los Angeles: 11/11–11/17
Monday 11/11: Andreina Perez discusses and signs Tito, Peace of Heaven. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Tristan Blaine presents his new book Law Is Not for Lawyers (It’s for Everyone): Empower Yourself with the Basics of Law and Civics. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Mutant Radio Poetry Night. Featuring Sophie Weil, Evan Burrows, and Alice Wynne. 8 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
On the Run: Australian Crime Writers in America. Jock Serong (Preservation), Sulari Gentill (A Murder Unmentioned), Emma Viskic (And Fire Came Down), and Dr. Robert Gott (The Holiday Murders) discuss and sign their books. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Tuesday 11/12: Nadine Jolie Courtney discusses and signs All-American Muslim Girl. 6:30 p.m. at Diesel Bookstore.
Roy Scranton reads from and signs I Heart Oklahoma. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Stephen Chbosky discusses and signs Imaginary Friend. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Alta Magazine Books Editor, David L. Ulin, in conversation with Alta Editor-at-Large Mary Melton, discusses and signs Joan Didion: The 1960s & 70s. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Amy Rigby discusses her memoir Girl to City, in conversation with Pat Thomas. 7 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Wednesday 11/13: Stefano Bloch discusses and signs Going All City: Struggle and Survival in LA’s Graffiti Subculture, in conversation with Susan Philips. 6:30 p.m. at Diesel Bookstore.
Jack Hartnell discusses and signs Medieval Bodies: Life and Death in the Middle Ages. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Liska Jacobs discusses and signs The Worst Kind of Want, in conversation with Janelle Brown. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Book Soup and the City of West Hollywood’s WeHo Reads program present Ryan O’Callaghan discussing and signing My Life on the Line: How the NFL Damn Near Killed Me, and Ended Up Saving My Life, in conversation with his co-author Cyd Ziegler. 7 p.m. at the City Council Chambers at the West Hollywood Library. Free, but you can reserve a copy of the book here.
Dan Goldman discusses his new graphic novel Chasing Echoes. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
David Leo Rice celebrates the release of his new book, Angel House, in conversation with Brian Evenson. 8 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Live Talks LA presents an evening with Mo Rocca, discussing his book, Mobituaries: Great Lives Worth Reliving. 8 p.m. at the Aratani Theater. Tickets start at $20 here.
Thursday 11/14: Steven Pressfield discusses and signs 36 Righteous Men. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Jung Young Moon reads from his new book Seven Samurai Swept Away in a River. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Friday 11/15: Mason’s Noise Parlour. Hosted by Mason Summit. 7 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Stefano Bloch reads from his debut memoir Going All City: Struggle and Survival in LA’s Graffiti Subculture. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Amanda Yates Garcia presents Initiated: Memoir of a Witch, with Sara Benincasa. 8 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Saturday 11/16: Margaret Wilkerson Sexton discusses and signs The Revisioners, in conversation with Glory Edim. 3 p.m. at Book Soup.
Angie Cruz, in conversation with Alex Espinoza, discusses and signs Dominicana. 3 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Live Talks LA presents an afternoon with Marie Kondo, discussing her book Kiki & Jax: The Life-Changing Magic of Friendship. 3 p.m. at the Aratani Theater. Tickets start at $20 here.
Jeremy Kennedy, Benjamin Bekey, and Chelsea Rector read from their poetry. Doors at 7:30 at the Poetic Research Bureau.
Andrea Long Chu discusses her debut nonfiction book Females, with Alana Hope Levinson. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Influx Collectiv queer poetry reading. Featuring Heather Neumann, Demeter Appel-Riehle, Day Heisinger-Nixon, Alexander The Greatest, and Nneka Jackson. Doors at 7:30 at Other Books.
Sunday 11/17: Clay McLeod Chapman discusses and signs his new novel, The Remaking. 4 p.m. at Dark Delicacies.
Addie Tsai reads from her debut YA novel, Dear Twin, with CB Lee. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Jerome Rothenberg reads from his new books, The President of Desolation & Other Poems and The Mystery of False Attachments: A Gallery of Fragments. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Want your event listed in Notable Los Angeles? Email [email protected] with your event info and a brief description!
Logo art by Max Winter.