Get Your Read On!


At LAist, we believe in literacy and we believe in the power of the printed word. And, we love books. If you feel the same way and want to meet others who share your feelings, head on over to the West Hollywood Book Fair tomorrow. From the official site:

Join more than 300 authors, 100 exhibitors, and 25,000 guests at the 5th Annual West Hollywood Book Fair. This year’s Book Fair will include an eclectic group of authors, poets and entertainers from a variety of genres. Participate in interactive activities hosted by exhibitors, enjoy theatrical performances, slam poetry, book signings and diverse programming for all ages!

Some of the autors appearing include Jackie Collins, "Hellboy" Creator Mike Mignola, Comic Tommy Chong, "Super" Model Janice Dickinson, Luis Rodriguez, Saul Williams and many more. For bios and info on these and other guests, go here.

And, be sure to enjoy all of the various other activities like live cooking demos, book readings, live theate and poetry performances and the various pavilions highlighting different kinds of books like Cooking, Mystery and Fiction. Plus, much more.

So, come on out it should be a fun day. Oh, and if you're looking for us, we'll be at the Comics and Sci-Fi pavilion. We love that stuff.