Posts Tagged: John Scalzi

Notable Los Angeles: 10/15–10/21

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Literary events in and around L.A. this week!

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Notable San Francisco: 4/26–5/2

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Wednesday 4/26: Notable Spanish writer Andrés Barba is promoting the publication of Lisa Dillman’s translation of his novel Such Small Hands. This translation is the inaugural publication of Transit Books, a nonprofit publisher of international and American literature based in Oakland. This qualifies as a BIG EVENT. Free, 7 p.m., Diesel, A Bookstore. Perfectly Queer East […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 4/24–4/30

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Monday 4/24: Jeff Guinn discusses and signs The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore. Tuesday 4/25: Ed Rucker discusses and signs his thriller The Inevitable Witness. 6:30 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood. John Waters signs Make Trouble. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

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Notes on E-books and Readers

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The big news this week was the iPad announcement, including the tech-world’s dismissal of it. (Fraser Speirs addresses that nicely.) But there’s a lot more happening in the world of e-books. For example, NASA just opened an e-book section and its first offering is a history of the X-15 hypersonic test aircraft. And the Library […]

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