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Get Your Lit On: The Week in Bookish LA

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Monday
Michael Pollan and Barry Glassner discuss In Defense of Food 7pm @ Central Library
Cindy Pierce and Edie Thys Morgan presents Finding the Doorbell 7pm @ Book Soup

Tuesday
Traci Slatton presents Immortal 6:30pm @ Metropolis Books
Joe McGinniss and special guest Bret Easton Ellis present The Delivery Man 7pm @ Book Soup
Terri Cheney discusses and signs Manic: A Memoir 7pm @ Vroman's
Gary Goldberg presents Sit, Ubu, Sit 7pm @ Dutton's
Edie Thys Morgan & Cindy Pierce sign Finding the Doorbell 7:30pm @ Village Books
Jo Barrett signs This is How it Happened (Not a Love Story) 7:30pm @ Barnes & Noble, The Grove
Dagoberto Gilb presents The Flowers 7:30pm @ Skylight Books

Wednesday
Amy Hempel presents The Collected Stories of Amy Hempel 7pm @ Diesel
Tom Epperson presents and signs The Kind One 7pm @ Book Soup
Dagoberto Gilb and Marisela Norte discuss The Flowers 7pm @ Central Library
James McBride discusses and signs Song Yet Sung 7pm @ Vroman's
Ingrid Hoffmann signs Simply Delicioso 7pm @ Borders, Pasadena
Abby Banks presents Punk House: Interiors in Anarchy 7:30pm @ Family

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Thursday
Clayton Eshelman reads from The Complete Poetry, Cesar Vallejo 7pm @ Hammer Museum

Friday
John Rechy presents About My Life and the Kep Woman 7pm @ Dutton's
Susanne Daniels & Cynthia Littleton discuss and sign Season Finale 7pm @ Vroman's
Reza Aslan discusses her graphic novel and screens the film of Persepolis 7:30pm @ Harmony Gold Theater

Saturday
Suzanne Lummis presents Spirit of Southern California Poetry Series 7:30pm @ Beyond Baroque

Sunday
No events on Sunday as you mentally prepare for President's Day.

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