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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: 7/6–7/12

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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: 6/15–6/21

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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: 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: 3/16–3/22

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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: 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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Notable Los Angeles: 10/27–11/2

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Monday 10/27: T. Jefferson Parker presents and signs Full Measure. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. The Moth presents the Los Angeles Grand Slam Championship! Doors at 7 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m. at The Echoplex. $20 presale or $21 at the door. 18+ event. Tuesday 10/28: Book Launch Celebration for the short fiction and poetry collection […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 10/13–10/19

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Monday 10/13: The L.A. Storytelling Festival presents Write Club Los Angeles. Chapter 30: Oktoberfist. Featuring Megan Mercier, Jeffrey Amos, Paula Killen, Jane Morris, Will Link, and Steve Connell. Hosted by Justin Welborn, Paula Killen, and Jeffrey Yosephus Dorchen. 7 p.m. at the Bootleg Theater. Pay what you can, $5 minimum. Abigail Haas and Elizabth Little present […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 10/6–10/12

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Monday 10/6: Stephin Merritt presents and signs 101 Two-Letter Words. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. Joshilyn Jackson discusses and signs Someone Else’s Love Story. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore. Speakeasy/Open Mic Night for you to practice that piece you’ve been working on in front of your pets actual human beings. Signups start at 7:45 p.m., readings […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 9/22–9/28

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It’s Banned Books Week! Stand up for the freedom to read, write, and publish without censorship. Monday 9/22: June Melby presents and signs My Family and Other Hazards. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. DTLAB by Writ Large Press presents the hosts of Long Beach Poetry Festival reading their own poetry. 8 p.m. at Traxx. Tuesday 9/23: […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 9/15–9/21

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Monday 9/15: Carl Reiner presents and signs I Just Remembered. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. Elizabeth Silver and Erin Lindsay McCabe present and sign The Execution of Noa P. Singleton and I Shall Be Near to You. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore. Book launch party for Gretchen McNeil’s Get Even and Anna Carey’s Blackbird. 7:30 p.m. […]

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