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Notable Los Angeles: 11/14–11/20

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Monday 11/14: Donna Kaz discusses and signs Un/Masked: Memoirs of a Guerrilla Girl on Tour. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. Jilly Gagnon engages with an interactive reading of Choose Your Own Misery: The Holidays. 7 p.m. at The Last Bookstore. Tobias Carroll reads from Reel, and Margaret Wappler reads from Neon Green. 8 p.m. at […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 8/3–8/9

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Monday 8/3: It’s the first Monday of the month, which means it’s time for another Speakeasy/Open Mic Night! You’ve spent countless hours muttering to yourself as you tried to fix that line of dialogue, now it’s time to say it out loud in front of a supportive audience. Sign-ups begin at 7:45 p.m. at The […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 7/27–8/2

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Monday 7/27: Bruce Hoffman discusses and signs Anonymous Soldiers: The Struggle for Israel, 1917-1947. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore. Shannon Brooke reads from and signs her new book, Girls. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore. Tuesday 7/28: Don Winslow discusses and signs his new thriller The Cartel. 6:30 p.m. at Diesel. Erik M. Conway discusses and signs […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 7/20–7/26

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Monday 7/20: Louisa Hall discusses her new novel Speak, together with Ivy Pochoda. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books. Tuesday 7/21: The RwIrGiHtTe Read features Amy Gerstler, Chad Sweeney, and a surprise guest. Hosted by Peggy Dobreer. Open mic sign-ups begin at 6:30 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe. Shane Kuhn discusses and signs Hostile Takeover. 7 […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 7/13–7/19

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Monday 7/13: Bridget Foley discusses and signs Hugo & Rose. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. Robert Kurson discusses and signs Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore. Tuesday 7/14: Andrew Meredith discusses and signs The Removers. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. Christopher Zeischegg, aka Danny Wylde, presents […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 7/6–7/12

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Monday 7/6: Terry Masear discusses and signs Fastest Things on Wings: Rescuing Hummingbirds in Hollywood. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. It’s the first Monday of the month, which means it’s time for the Speakeasy/Open Mic Night! All those times in June when you said “I can’t, I’m writing” instead of doing that thing? Now’s your friends’ […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 6/29–7/5

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Monday 6/29: Alexandra Petri discusses and signs A Field Guide to Awkward Silences. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. Jay Rubin discusses and signs The Sun Gods. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore. Tuesday 6/30: Join the Los Angeles Public Library in celebrating pride month with readings by Los Angeles area writers, artists and activists Veronica Reyes, Kyle […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 6/22–6/28

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Monday 6/22: Stephen Witt discusses and signs How Music Got Free: The End of an Industry, the Turn of the Century, and the Patient Zero of Piracy. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. Tuesday 6/23: Victoria Shorr discusses and signs Backlands. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. Wednesday 6/24: Nina Ansary discusses and signs The Jewels of Allah: The […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 6/15–6/21

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Monday 6/15: Shelley Ettinger discusses and signs Vera’s Will. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. Matthew Shaffer discusses and signs So You Want to Be a Dancer: Practical Advice and True Stories from a Working Professional. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore. Boss Fight Books presents Heart-Pounding Panic. Featuring Jon Irwin reading from his book on Super Mario […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 6/8–6/14

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Monday 6/8: Ryan O’Connell discusses and signs I’m Special: And Other Lies We Tell Ourselves in conversation with poet Mira Gonzalez. 7:30 p.m. at Book Soup. Jane Porter discusses and signs It’s You. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore. Patrick Sloyan discusses and signs his new book, The Politics of Deception: JFK’s Secret Decisions on Vietnam, Civil […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 6/1–6/7

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Monday 6/1: Bruce McCulloch discusses his new memoir, Let’s Start a Riot. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books. It’s the first Monday of the month, which means you get to take the mic and share that thing you’ve been working on! It’s the Speakeasy/Open Mic! Sign-ups start at 7:45 p.m., readings begin at 8 p.m. at […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 5/25–5/31

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Monday 5/25: Happy Memorial Day. Everything is closed. Y’know, because it’s a holiday. Tuesday 5/26: Anastasia Higginbotham with Ben Karlin, Abraham Higginbotham, Peter Paige, and Michaela Watkins present Divorce Is the Worst (Ordinary Terrible Things). 7 p.m. at Book Soup. Laina Villeneuve discusses and signs The Right Thing Easy. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore. The […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 5/11–5/17

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Monday 5/11: Michael Buckley discusses and signs Undertow. 6:30 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore. Write Club Los Angeles presents Chapter 37: The Animal Inside. Featuring Marian Gonzalez, Kim Moreno, Nayeli Adorador-Knudsen, Bobby Gordon, Clara York, and Kirk Wilson. Hosted by Justin Welborn and Paula Killen. 7 p.m. at the Bootleg Theater. $10-20, pay what you can. […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 5/4–5/10

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Monday 5/4: Marian Lindberg presents and signs The End of the Rainy Season: Discovering My Family’s Hidden Past in Brazil. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. Speakeasy/Open Mic Night is your chance to give that thing you’ve been working on a read in front of a live and supportive audience. Sign-ups start at 7:45 p.m. at […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 4/27–5/3

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Monday 4/27: Elizabeth Alexander discusses and signs her new memoir, The Light of the World. 6:30 p.m. at Diesel Bookstore. April Dammann discusses and signs Corita Kent. Art & Soul. The Biography. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore. Sarah Tomlinson reads from her new memoir Good Girl. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books. Tuesday 4/28: Red Hen Press […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 4/20–4/26

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Monday 4/20: Los Angeles LGBT Center and Book Soup presents Michelangelo Signorile in conversation with Alan Acosta, Director of Strategic Initiatives at the Los Angeles LGBT Center, about Signorile’s latest book, It’s Not Over: Getting Beyond Tolerance, Defeating Homophobia, and Winning True Equality. 7:30 p.m. at the Renberg Theatre. More info here. Tuesday 4/21: THE RwIrGiHtTe READ […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 4/13–4/19

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Monday 4/13: Chiquis Rivera signs Forgiveness: A Memoir. 6 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore. Courtney Maum discusses and signs I Am Having so Much Fun Here Without You. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. Tuesday 4/14: Simon Wroe discusses and signs Chop Chop. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. Patricio Maya reads from and signs Walking Around with Fante […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 4/6–4/12

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Monday 4/6: Robin Rinaldi discusses and signs The Wild Oats Project: One Woman’s Midlife Quest for Passion at Any Cost. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. Jon Ronson discusses his book So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books. Take that thing you’ve been working on out for a test drive. Open Mic Night […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 3/30–4/5

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Monday 3/30: Garth Stein discusses and signs A Sudden Light. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. Smith Henderson discusses and signs Fourth of July Creek. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore. Tuesday 3/31: Jacob Rubin discusses and signs The Poser. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. Alexis Landau discusses and signs The Empire of the Senses. 7 p.m. […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 3/23–3/29

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Monday 3/23: When’s the last time you volunteered at 826LA? It’s probably been a while. You should fix that. Tuesday 3/24: A Night with Robert Crane & Christopher Fryer. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. Wednesday 3/25: &Now Festival of New Writing — Blast Radius: Writing and the Other Arts. This event runs March 25-28 and explores […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 3/16–3/22

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Monday 3/16: Victoria Zackheim and contributors present and sign Faith: Essays from Believers, Agnostics, and Atheists. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore. Paul Beatty discusses his new novel The Sellout, together with Danzy Senna. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books. Nora Barrows-Friedman presents In Our Power: US Students Organize For Justice In Palestine. 7:30 p.m. at Stories […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 3/9–3/15

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Monday 3/9: Write Club Los Angeles presents Chapter 35: To Live and Die in L.A. Featuring readings by Ramsey Brown, Joe Hernandez-Kolski, Ashaki Ayoka, Douglas Green, Wolfe Coleman, and Jane Morris. Hosted by Justin Welborn, Paula Killen, and Jeffrey Yosephus Dorchen. 7 p.m. at The Bootleg Theater. $8-$20 pay what you can (it goes to […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 3/2–3/8

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Monday 3/2: It’s the first Monday of the month, which means Speakeasy is here for you to practice that thing you’ve been working on to someone other than your cats friends. Signups start at 7:45 p.m., readings begin at 8 p.m. at The Last Bookstore. Tuesday 3/3: Literary Death Match‘s 9-year anniversary show presents readings […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 2/23–3/1

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Monday 2/23: The Moth hosts their Los Angeles Grand Slam Championship! Doors at 6:30 p.m. at The Echoplex. $25 tickets here. Lisa Unger discusses and signs Crazy Love You. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore. Tuesday 2/24: Red Hen Press presents readings by Amy Uyematsu, Peter Kline, Victoria Chang, and Sholeh Wolpé. Moderated by Hélène Cardona. 6:30 […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 2/16–2/22

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Monday 2/16: Boris Fishman discusses and signs A Replacement Life. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore. Tuesday 2/17: M.O. Walsh discusses and signs My Sunshine Away. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore. Sarah Gerard reads from her debut novel Binary Star. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books. Wednesday 2/18: Paul Fischer presents and signs A Kim Jong-Il Production: The […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 2/9–2/15

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Monday 2/9: Lucie Brock-Broido reads from her new book of poetry, Stay, Illusion. 4:30 p.m. at University of Southern California‘s Doheny Memorial Library, Room 233. Write Club LA presents: Chapter 34: Oscarbaters. Featuring readings by Lauren Kincheloe, Aemelia Scott, Dylan Brody, Jeff Dorchen, Provvidenza Catalano, and Larry Dean Harris. Hosted by Justin Welborn, Paula Killen, and […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 2/2–2/8

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Monday 2/2: Black Hill Press presents Nate Ragnolia, Peppur Chambers, Veronica Bane, and our own Corrie Greathouse. With host Arianna Basco. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. Alexandra Fuller discusses and signs Leaving Before the Rains Come. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore. It’s the first Monday of the month, which means it’s time for the Speakeasy! Open mic […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 1/26–2/1

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Monday 1/26: Chad Sweeney and Jennifer K. Sweeney read from their new respective works. 4:30 p.m. at the Ide Room at USC. The Altar Collective release party for Volume VII. Featuring readings by Katelin Wagner, Kris Kidd, Franki Elliot, Christina Schmidt, Jackson Burgess, August Luhrs, Ruth Madievsky, and more. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore. […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 1/19–1/25

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Monday 1/19: It’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Vivre le rêve! Tuesday 1/20: Jack Walker discusses and signs Doctor Blood Moon. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore. Wednesday 1/21: Marky Ramone discusses and signs Punk Rock Blitzkrieg: My Life as a Ramone. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

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Notable Los Angeles: 1/12–1/18

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Monday 1/12: Write Club LA presents Chapter 33: New Years Drop (kick to the balls). Featuring competitive readings by Allison Bryant, Janelle Wilson, Yasamin Safarzadeh, Jessica Payo, Justin Zsebe, and Abraham Benrubi. Hosted by Justin Welborn, Paula Killen, and Jeffrey Yosephus Dorchen. 7 p.m. at the Bootleg Theater. $8-$20; pay what you can. Cecilia Corrigan, Felix […]

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