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Get Your Lit On: The Week in Bookish LA

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Sloane Crosley presents I Was Told There'd Be Cake 7pm @ Book Soup
Christopher Rauschenberg presents Paris Changing: Revisiting Eugène Atget's Paris 7pm @ Central Library
Valerie Mendenhall Cohen presents Woman on the Rocks 7pm @ Vroman's

Mary Roach presents BONK: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex 7pm @ Central Library
David Samuels presents Only Love Can Break Your Heart 7pm @ Book Soup
Megan Crane presents Names My Sisters Call Me 7pm @ Borders, Torrance
June Casagrande presents Mortal Syntax 7pm @ Vroman's
Billy Collins reads his work 7:30pm @ Skirball Cultural Center
Steve Erickson, Douglas Kearney, Janet Sarbanes & Christine Wertheim read their work 8:30pm @ CalArts Theater in Disney Concert Hall

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Hillary Carlip presents A la Cart 7pm @ Book Soup
May Pang signs Instamatic Karma: Photographs of John Lennon 7pm @ Borders, Century City
Steve Coll presents The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century 7pm @ Central Library
The Lit Thing featuring Tim Coyne, Marjorie Kaye, Rasika Mathur, Liza Palmer & Neal Pollack 10pm @ M Bar

Jessica Queller presents Pretty is What Changes 7pm @ Book Soup
Dr. Michael Gyepes presents Hotel Transylvania 7:30pm @ Village Books
Marla Martenson presents Excuse Me, Your Soul Mate is Waiting 7:30pm @ Barnes & Noble, The Grove

Dana Vachon presents Mergers + Acquisitions 7pm @ Book Soup
Steve Lopez discusses and signs The Soloist 7pm @ Vroman's
Julie Andrews presents Home 7:30pm Writer's Guild Theater
Teresa Carmody, Stan Apps & Axel Thormahlen read their work 7:30pm @ Beyond Baroque

Mindy Weiss presents The Wedding Book: The Big Book for Your Big Day 12pm @ Vroman's
Steven Hall signs The Raw Shark Texts 2pm @ Borders, Long Beach

Nathaniel Rich presents The Mayor's Tongue 7pm @ Skylight Books