Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.

Arts and Entertainment

Feasting on Words

Before you
Dear reader, we're asking you to help us keep local news available for all. Your tax-deductible financial support keeps our stories free to read, instead of hidden behind paywalls. We believe when reliable local reporting is widely available, the entire community benefits. Thank you for investing in your neighborhood.

Who's going to the Southern California Booksellers Association "Author's Feast" on Saturday, November 6th at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach? Michelle Huneven
Kevin Starr
Dean Koontz
Paula Woods

and a lot of other authors are, that's who!

The event starts at 7:30 with a reception and segues into dinner at 8:45 which features the association's Book Awards presentation.

Support for LAist comes from

The dinner caps off a weekend of panels designed to help independent booksellers in the area.

The 2003 ABACUS Study of independent bookshop operations showed that the average profitability of all 197 participants was -1.67%.

Being an independent bookseller is truly a labor of love.