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Get Your Lit On: The Week in Bookish LA

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Monday
Paul Knobloch and Tosh Berman presents and sign The Dead All Have the Same Skin 7pm @ Book Soup
Janet Evanovich signs Fearless Fourteen 7pm @ Barnes & Noble, 3rd Street Promenade

Tuesday
Jessica Brody presents and signs The Fidelity Files 7pm @ Book Soup
Darin Strauss discusses and signs More Than It Hurts You 7pm @ Vroman's
Deanne Stillman discusses Mustang: The Saga of the Wild Horse in the American West with Samantha Dunn 7pm @ Central Library
Jonathan Miles presents Dear American Airlines 7:30pm @ Skylight Books
Gore Vidal discusses The Selected Essays of Gore Vidal with Jay Parini 7:30pm @ Writers Guild Theater

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Wednesday
Joseph O'Neill discusses and signs Netherland 7pm @ Vroman's
Stacy Bierlein presents and signs A Stranger Among Us 7pm @ Book Soup
Jennifer Brandt Taylor signs Vintage L.A. 7pm @ Borders, Hollywood
Claudio Suárez signs Historia de Un Guerrero 7pm @ Borders, Pico Rivera
Vincent Bugliosi discusses The Prosecution of George W. Bush for Murder 7pm @ United Methodist Church

Thursday
Karen Abbott presents and signs Sin in the Second City 7pm @ Book Soup
Leif Enger discusses and signs So Brave, Young and Handsome 7pm @ Vroman's
J. Mark Beaver, Rachael Kahn, Mindy Nettifee, Cece Peri, Brian Sanders, and Brooke Sprowl read their work as part of the Newer Poets XI event 7pm @ Central Library
Jennifer Brandt Taylor signs Vintage L.A. 7pm @ Borders, Pasadena
Denise Hamilton and Naomi Hirahara read from Los Angles Noir 7pm @ Crowell Public Library
Elizabeth Zelvin discusses Death Will Get You Sober 7:30pm @ Village Books
Domenic Priore presents Riot on the Sunset Strip: Rock n Roll's Last Stand in Hollywood 7:30pm @ Skylight Books

Friday
Grandmaster Flash presents and signs The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash 7pm @ Book Soup
Phoebe Macadams and Joanne Kyger read their work 7:30pm @ Beyond Baroque

Saturday
Tom Hayden presents and signs Writings for a Democratic Society 2pm @ Book Soup
Jim Malusa presents Into Thick Air 4pm @ Metropolis Books
Gayle Brandeis, Mona Gable, Karen Maezen Miller and Shari MacDonald Strong present The Maternal is Political 5pm @ Vroman's
Rebecca Schoenkopf presents and signs Commie Girl in the O.C. 7pm @ Book Soup
B.H. Fairchild and Judith Pacht read their work 7:30pm @ Beyond Baroque

Sunday
Dennis Ross discusses The Missing Peace: The Inside Story of the Fight for Middle East Peace 1pm @ Skirball Cultural Center
Todd Komarnicki presents and signs War: A Novel 4pm @ Book Soup
David Sedaris discusses & signs When You Are Engulfed in Flames 5pm @ Vroman's
Nam Le presents The Boat 7pm @ Skylight Books