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LA Times Festival of Books Announced

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The weekend of April 26 is more than a month out, but one of the coolest festivals in this city has recently launched their updated schedule for this year's literary fête -- the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. The event, which is the same weekend as Coachella, is full of panels, stage readings, booksellers, publishers and literary organizations. It costs to get into Tickets with a nominal fee of 75-cents are needed for the panels (some may sell out quickly -- tix available starting April 20), otherwise it's totally free.

As to the blogLAsphere, Markland at rounds up which local bloggers who you can see on stage, including LAist's and Jacket Copy's very own Carolyn Kellogg.

Extra cool: A thorough how-to on getting their via public transit

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