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Get Your Lit On: The Week in Bookish LA

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Keith Gessen presents All the Sad Young Literary Men 5:30pm @ Vroman's
Tobias Wolffdiscusses Our Story Begins: New and Selected Stories with David Ulin 7pm @ Central Library
Christophe Blain presents Isaac the Pirate 7pm @ Book Soup
Baron R. Birtcher presents Angels Fall 7pm @ Vroman's
John Landis signs his John Landis 7pm @ Borders, Santa Monica

Lydia Millet presents How the Dead Dream 7pm @ Book Soup
John Landis signs John Landis 7pm @ Dark Delicacies

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Jack O'Connell & James Ellroy present The Resurrectionist 7pm @ Book Soup
Susan McCabe signs Descartes' Nightmare 7pm @ Barnes & Noble, 3rd Street Promenade
Michael Kinsley presents Please Don't Remain Calm: Provocations and Commentaries 7:30pm @ James Bridges Theater, UCLA
Leslie Lehr signs Wife Goes On 7:30pm @ Barnes & Noble, Encino

Larry McMurty in conversation with William Deverell 12pm @ Central Library
T. Jefferson Parker signs L.A. Outlaws 4pm @ Barnes & Noble, Glendora
Stan Lerner presents Criminal 7pm @ Book Soup
Robert S. Levinson signs In the Key of Death 7:30pm @ Village Books

Anne Cherian presents A Good Indian Wife 7pm @ Vroman's
Mark Engler presents How to Rule the World: The Coming Battle Over the Global Economy 7:30pm @ Skylight Books
Maria Shriver presents Just Who Will You Be? 7:30pm @ Barnes & Noble, The Grove

Sophie Uliano presents Gorgeously Green 2pm @ Borders, Century City
Tom Zimmerman presents Paradise Promoted: The Booster Campaign that Created Los Angeles 2:30pm @ Dawson's Book Shop
Gustavo Arellano presents Ask a Mexican 4pm @ Vroman's
Mark Sarvas presents Harry, Revised 7:30pm @ Skylight Books

Betty Fraser, Dave Martin & CJ Jaconbsen present Top Chef: The Cookbook 5pm @ Vroman's
Sheila Weller presents Girls Like Us 5pm @ Book Soup
Vermin on the Mountpresents Mark Sarvas, Marianne Meyerhoff, Teresa Carmody and David Francis 8pm @ The Mountain Bar