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Get Your Lit On: The Week in Bookish LA

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Reading Proust on the Beach on Hot Day in LA | Photo by LWY via Flickr

Mike Edison presents and signs I Have Fun Everywhere I Go 7pm @ Book Soup
Penny Vincenzi discusses and signs Sheer Abandon 7pm @ Vroman's
David Rensin signs All for a Few Perfect Waves 7:30pm @ Village Books
David Benioff presents City of Theives 7pm @ Borders, Westwood

Fareed Zakaria discusses The Post-American World with author Reza Aslan 7pm @ Central Library
Benjamin Nugent presents and signs American Nerd 7pm @ Book Soup
David & Jesse Gilmour present and sign The Film Club 7pm @ Barnes & Noble, 3rd Street Promenade
John Sandford signs Phantom Prey 7pm @ Mysteries to Die For

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Saree Makdisi presents and signs Palestine Inside and Out 7pm @ Book Soup
Dr. Christof Koch discusses What Do You See? 7pm @ Central Library
Bill Folman signs The Scandal Plan: Or: How to Win the Presidency by Cheating on Your Wife 7pm @ Borders, Century City
Adam Mansbach presents The End of the Jews 7pm @ Vanguard Nightclub (check out the LAist profile of Adam Mansbach)
The Lit Thing with Kerry K. Boyld, Mike Hollingsworth, Justine Musk, Tom O'Keefe, Christina Pazsitisky & Cecil Castelluci 10pm @ M Bar

Mike Sager presents and signs Deviant Behavior 7pm @ Book Soup
Hillary Carlip presents & signs A la Cart: The Secret Lives of Grocery Shoppers 7pm @ Vroman's

Evan Handler discusses and signs It's Only Temporary 7pm @ Vroman's
Sheldon Siegel signs Judgment Day 7pm @ Mysteries to Die For

Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights present full-cast readings 2pm @ Barnes & Noble, The Grove
Skylight Literary Salon featuring mall & independent presses David R. Godine, De Capo Books & Counterpath Press 4pm @ Skylight Books
David & Jesse Gilmour present and sign The Film Club 5pm @ Vroman's