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Get Your Lit On: The Week in Bookish LA

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Tuesday
Laura Dave presents and signs The Divorce Party 7pm @ Book Soup
Garth Stein discusses and signs The Art of Racing in the Rain 7pm @ Vroman's
Alix Strauss presents Have I Got a Guy for You 7pm @ Borders, Hollywood
Preeta Samsarasan presents Evening is the Whole Day 7:30pm @ Borders, The Grove
Gary Panter discusses Gary Panter with Matt Groening 7:30pm @ Skylight Books

Wednesday
John Blowers presents Life on Tilt 4pm @ Metropolis Books
Michael Stipe and David Belisle presents and sign R.E.M. Hello: Photographs 7pm @ Book Soup
Elizabeth George discusses and signs Careless in Red 7pm @ Vroman's
Garth Stein presents and signs The Art of Racing in the Rain 7pm @ Pi Restaurant
Andrew Sean Greerdiscusses The Story of a Marriage with Mark Sarvas 7pm @ Central Library
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) will discuss The Good Fight: Hard Lessons From Searchlight to Washington with Rob Reiner 7:30pm @ UCLA, James Bridges Theater

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Thursday
Contributors present Hometown Santa Monica 6:30pm @ Village Books
Honor Moore discusses The Bishop's Daughter 7pm @ Central Library
Bliss Broyard and Rebecca Walker discuss their work 7pm @ Hammer Museum
Lisa Morton, Melanie Tem, Steve Rasnic Tem & Weston Ochse sign their books 7pm @ Dark Delicacies
Elizabeth George signs Careless in Red 7:30pm @ Borders, Torrance
Sara Paretsky, Luis J. Rodriguez, Nina Revoyr & Denise Hamilton discuss Raymond Chandler's Los Angeles 8pm @ Gallery G727

Friday
Nicola Griffith & Kelley Eskridge sign their books 7:30pm @ A Different Light Bookstore
Russell Targ signs Do You See What I See? Memoirs of a Blind Biker 7:30pm @ Bodhi Tree Bookstore

Saturday
Elizabeth Sims and Julie Compton read & sign their novels 1pm @ Mysteries to Die For
Debbie Williamson presents Stand 3pm @ Borders, Long Beach, At the Pike
Suzette Perkins signs Ex-Terminator 7pm @ Borders, Long Beach

Sunday
Robert Creamer presents Stand Up Straight: How Progressives Can Win 3pm @ Metropolis Books