Monday 1/20: Rick Wilson discusses and signs Running Against the Devil: A Plot to Save America from Trump—And Democrats from Themselves. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Dr. David Levy presents his new book, Life Is a 4-Letter Word: Laughing and Learning Through 40 Life Lessons. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Tuesday 1/21: Editor André Naffis-Sahely discusses and signs The Heart of a Stranger: An Anthology of Exile Literature. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Thursday 1/23: Adrian Maher discusses and signs Uninvited: Confessions of a Hollywood Party Crasher. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Peter Dreier and Mijin Cha discuss and sign We Own the Future: Democratic Socialism—American Style. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Lizzie O’Shea discusses and signs her new book Future Histories: What Ada Lovelace, Tom Paine, and the Paris Commune Can Teach Us About Digital Technology. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
The Los Angeles Press: Dis + Placement. Featuring Thea Matthews, Miah Jeffra, Daniel Benyovsky, Jennie Gaborno, Emily Jay, Malado Francine Baldwin, Elyse Hart, Jennifer Lewis, Semantha Norris, Sally Stevens, Meg Flores, Alonna Shaw, Rachel Cohen, Kristen Simental Sea Glassman, Lisa Freeman, Yago Cura, and the poetry of Jeremias Leonel Estrada, written while in immigration detention at the Theo Lacy Maximum Security Facility in Anaheim, (translation by Brian Sonia Wallace). A special reading by members of Project 1521 opens the show. This event is curated by Linda Ravenswood. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Friday 1/24: Michael Koppy presents and signs Words and Music Into the Future: A Songwriting Treatise and Manifesto. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Ingrid Newkirk discusses and signs Animalkind: Remarkable Discoveries about Animals and Revolutionary New Ways to Show Them Compassion. 3 p.m. at Book Soup.
Say the Word Reading Series with John Balma, Allison Deegan, Ashaki M. Jackson, Laura Warrell and Lori White. Hosted by Dawna Kemper. 3:30 p.m. at Venice Public Library.
Sunday 1/26: Red Hen Press presents Facets of Fatherhood. Featuring poetry readings by Edoardo Ponti excerpted from his poetry collection Letters from a Young Father. The pieces will be accompanied by the Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra and conductor Carlo Ponti. 2 p.m. at the Broad Stage. Tickets are $29 here.
Sarah Thursday, Alana de Hinojosa, Billy Burgos, and Cynthia Guardado read from their poetry. 2 p.m. at Avenue 50 Studio.
Rocky Lang and Barbara Hall discuss and sign Letters from Hollywood: Inside the Private World of Classic American Movemaking. 3 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.
Kelly Grace Thomas celebrates the release of her debut collection, Boat Burned. Featuring readings by Brendan Constantine, Tanya Ko Hong, Arminé Iknadossian, Victoria Lynne McCoy, Jeremy Radin, and other special guests. 4 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
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