Notable Los Angeles: 12/2–12/8
Monday 12/2: Garrett Graff reads from and discusses his new book, The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11, in conversation with Liz Hannah. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Aris Janigian discusses and signs Waiting for Sophia at Shutters on the Beach. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Tuesday 12/3: Live Talks LA presents Charles Schwab discussing his book, Invested: Changing Forever the Way Americans Invest, in conversation with David Lazarus. 6:30 p.m. at Gensler. Tickets start at $20 here.
Andrew Grant Jackson discusses and signs 1973: Rock at the Crossroads. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
John Becker and Megan Scott present and sign Joy of Cooking: 2019 Edition Fully Revised and Updated. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Wednesday 12/4: Alyse Wax presents and signs The World of IT, with director Andy Muschietti, and producer Barbara Muschietti. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Treveal C.W. Lynch presents and signs WHAT Is Enough: How to Lighten Your Load and Find What Makes You Happy. Michael Nolan presents and signs A Rat Catcher’s Guide to Creative Inspiration. Brian Carmody presents and signs Hellish Beasts. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Thursday 12/5: Duncan Jones presents and signs Making Moon: A British Sci-Fi Cult Classic, in conversation with screenwriter Anthony Bagarozzi. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
An evening in honor of Lou Reed in the period 1969–1973. With Mary Woronov, Dick & Jane, Azalia Snail, Dan West, and Angie Bowie with LoveyDove. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Friday 12/6: Zandra Rhodes discusses and signs Zandra Rhodes: 50 Fabulous Years in Fashion. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
J. Ryan Stradal reads from The Lager Queen of Minnesota, joined by Susan Straight and Lou Mathews, and singer-songwriter Darryl Holter. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Saturday 12/7: A tribute to Holly Prado. With readings by Harry Northup, Carol Muske-Dukes, Bill Mohr, Lynne Littman, Phoebe MacAdams, Paul Vangelisti, James Cushing, Cecilia Woloch, Barbara Crane, and more. 2 p.m. at Beyond Baroque.
Sunday 12/8: Soap Box Poets open reading. Hosted by Jessica Wilson Cardenas. 2 p.m. at Beyond Baroque.
See you in 2020! Notable L.A. is taking a holiday hiatus and will return in January.
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