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.
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.
Christopher Kimball signs Milk Street: The New Rules: Recipes That Will Change the Way You Cook. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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