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Get Your Lit On: The Week in Bookish LA

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A little L-O-V-E in the sand for this excellent week of bookish events that we're loving by nickstone333 via Flickr

Monday
No bookish events as we ponder President's Day.

Tuesday
Russell Banks presents The Reserve 7pm @ Vroman's
Amy Hempel presents The Collected Stories of Amy Hempel 7pm @ Hammer Museum
Martha Grimes presents Dakota 7pm @ Book Soup
Katha Pollitt discusses Learning to Drive with Jon Wiener 7pm @ Central Library

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Wednesday
Willie Brown discusses Basic Brown: My Life and Our Times7pm @ Central Library
Alexandra Sokoloff presents The Price 7pm @ Book Soup
Kathleen Turner presents Send Yourself Roses 7pm @ Santa Monica Public Library
Terri Cheney signs Manic 7:30pm @ Barnes & Noble, The Grove
Maggie Nelson and guests present Women, The New York Schook, and Other True Abstractions 8:30pm @ REDCAT/Walt Disney Concert Hall

Thursday
Mark Harris presents Pictures at a Revolution 7pm @ Book Soup
Lisa See signs Peony in Love 7pm @ Borders, Brea
John Rechy presents About My Life and the Kept Woman 7:30pm @ Skylight Books
Anne Enright and Colm Toibin discuss The English Sentence and the Irish Mind 7:30pm @ Cathedral Plaza

Friday
Colm Toibin presents Mothers and Sons 7pm @ Dutton's
Charles Ferguson presents No End in Sight 7pm @ Book Soup
Charles Bock presents Beautiful Children 7pm @ Vroman's
Susie Bright and contributors presents The Best of Best American Erotica 7:30pm @ Skylight Books
Toby Barlow signs Sharp Teeth 7:30pm @ Barnes & Noble, The Grove

Saturday
Toby Barlow presents Sharp Teeth 4pm @ Vroman's
Gayle Brandeis presents Self Storage 5pm @ Skylight Books
Ed Lin presents This is a Bust 5pm @ Book Soup

Sunday
Peter Carey presents His Illegal Self 4pm @ Book Soup