Notable Los Angeles: 1/6–1/12


Monday 1/6: Barry Levine discusses and signs All the President’s Women: Donald Trump and the Making of a Predator. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Tuesday 1/7: Justin Murphy discusses and signs Let Me Tell You How It Isn’t. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Matt Coyle and Carl Vonderau discuss and sign Lost Tomorrows and Murderabilia. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

John Skipp signing The Bizarro Encyclopedia of Film Vol 1. 7 p.m. at Dark Delicacies.

Wednesday 1/8: Chris Hauty discusses and signs Deep State: A Thriller. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Abigail Hing Wen discusses and signs Loveboat, Taipei, with David and Nicola Yoon. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Thursday 1/9: Seth Lower presents and signs Units, in conversation with Professor Graham Harman. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Cecil Castellucci discusses and signs The Plain Janes, in conversation with Dan Santat. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Friday 1/10: Chuck Palahniuk signs Consider This: Moments in My Writing Life After Which Everything Was Different. Noon to 7 p.m. at Book Soup. Tickets are $27 here (ticket includes one copy of the book).

Marra B. Gad discusses and signs The Color of Love: A Story of a Mixed-Race Jewish Girl, in conversation with Ayser Salman. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

Saturday 1/11: Wendy Heard discusses and signs The Kill Club, in conversation with Layne Fargo. 4 p.m. at Book Soup.

Matthew Klane and Mal Young read from their poetry. Doors at 7:30 p.m. at the Poetic Research Bureau.

Holaday Mason celebrates the release of her most recent book of poetry, The Weaver’s Body, she reads with acclaimed poets David St. John and Mariano Zaro. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.

Sunday 1/12: Soap Box Poets. Hosted by Jessica Wilson Cardenas. Sign-ups open at 1:45 p.m. at Beyond Baroque.

Brad Schreiber discusses and signs Music Is Power: Popular Songs, Social Justice, and the Will to Change. 4 p.m. at Book Soup.


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Xach Fromson is a native Angeleno and the co-host/co-founder of Shades & Shadows, a sci-fi/fantasy/horror/etc. reading series here in LA. He studied creative writing at California State University Northridge, where he worked on The Northridge Review. He received an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of California Riverside Palm Desert Low Residency program, and is finishing his first novel. He appeared at Dirty Laundry Lit's "Love Sucks" event in February 2013, and has stories published in "Halloween Tales" and "Winter Horror Days" from Omnium Gatherum press. And once, he slew a dragon. Follow him on Twitter @_mythogenesis_. More from this author →