Candacy Taylor discusses and signs Overground Railroad: The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Tembi Locke discusses and signs From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home, in conversation with Attica Locke. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Peter Asher discusses and signs The Beatles From A to Zed: An Alphabetical Mystery Tour. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Candacy Taylor reads from and signs Overground Railroad: The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Laura McKowen discusses and signs We Are the Luckiest: The Surprising Magic of a Sober Life. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Live Talks LA presents Adam Davidson discussing his book, The Passion Economy: The New Rules for Thriving in the Twenty-First Century, in conversation with Adam McKay. 8 p.m. at the Dynasty Typewriter Theater. Tickets start at $20 here.
Friday 2/7: Alexis Coe discusses and signs You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Luis J. Rodriguez, in conversation with Daniel Olivas, discusses and signs From Our Land to Our Land: Essays, Journeys, and Imaginings from a Native Xicanx Writer. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Eleanor Rigby: a reading for the lonely people. Featuring Jessica Abughattas, Jeremy Radin, Chelsea Bayouth, and Lyndsay Hall. 8 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Demeter Appel-Riehle and others will read from their poetry. Doors at 7:30 at the Poetic Research Bureau.
Poetry: From Chicago to LA. Featuring readings by Richard Jones, Michelle Bitting, Jack Grapes, and Alexis Rhone Fancher. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Live Talks LA presents Amber Tamblyn discussing her book, Era of Ignition: Coming of Age in a Time of Rage and Revolution, in conversation with Amy Poehler. 8 p.m. at the Writers Guild Theater. Tickets start at $20 here.
Saturday 2/8: Layla F. Saad discusses and signs Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor. 3 p.m. at Book Soup.
Tribute to Kate Braverman. Co-organized by Laurel Ann Bogen, Janet Fitch, and Joshua John Miller. Featuring readings by Janet Fitch, Joshua John Miller, BJ Robbins, Patt Morrison, Rochelle Low, Sandra Tsing Loh, James Cushing, Bill Mohr, Harry Northup, Amy Scholder, Danielle Roter, Michael C. Ford, Samantha Dunn, Rita Williams, Suzanne Lummis, Nancy Spiller, and Steven Reigns. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. Free, but donations accepted.
Sunday 2/9: Soap Box Poets. Hosted by Jessica Wilson Cardenas. Sign-ups start at 1:45 p.m. at Beyond Baroque.
Roar Shack presents “We Were Here.” Featuring readings by last month’s Live Write winner Tara Taylor Donlan, Josh Corwin, Ashlee Morales, Briana Munoz, Peggy Dobreer, and Brendan Constantine. Hosted by David Rocklin. 4 p.m. at 826LA in Echo Park.
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