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Get Your Lit On: The Week in Bookish LA

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Carlos Batts and April Flores present Voluptuous Biker Babes 7pm @ Book Soup
Frank Wilderson discusses and signs Incognegro 7pm @ Vroman's
Alan Zweibel presents Clothing Optional 7:30pm @ Skylight Books

TC Boyle presents The Women 7pm @ Hammer Museum
Alison Bechdel presents and signs Essential Dykes to Watch Out For 7pm @ Book Soup
Todd Hasak-Lowy discusses and signs Captives 7pm @ Vroman's
Jeffrey Toobin presents The Nine 7:30pm @ Temple Emanuel

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Chip Kidd signs Bat Manga! The Secret History of Batman in Japan 7pm @ Meltdown Comics
Amitav Ghosh discusses Sea of Poppies: A Novel with Michael Silverblatt 7pm @ Pacific Asia Museum
Norman Hathaway signs Overspray: Riding High With the Kings of California Airbrush Art 7pm @ Family
Naomi Hirahara discusses and signs 1001 Cranes 7pm @ Vroman's
Mac Montandon presents and signs Jetpack Dreams 7pm @ Book Soup
John Hodgman & Jonathan Coulton present More Information Than You Require 7:30pm @ The Echoplex

John Updike presents The Widows of Eastwick 7pm @ Royce Hall, UCLA
Roy Blount Jr. discusses his work 7pm @ Central Library
Diana Spechler discusses and signs Who By Fire 7pm @ Diesel, Brentwood
Marshall High School Students sign The Elotes Man Will Soon Be Gone 7pm @ Skylight Books
Dave Hayward and Keden Bellows read their work 7:30pm @ Village Books
Brian Evenson, Thomas Glave & Samantha Hunt read their work 8:30pm @ Walt Disney Concert Hall

Lisa Leslie signs Don't Let the Lipstick Fool You 7pm @ Vroman's
Michael Lockwood signs Women Have All the Power 7pm @ Vroman's
Andrew Porter presents and signs The Theory of Light and Matter 7pm @ Book Soup
Artie Lange presents and signs Too Fat to Fish 10pm @ Book Soup

Judith Freeman signs The Long Embrace: Raymond Chandler at the Woman He Loved 2pm @ West Hollywood Library
Donna Hilbert presents and signs The Green Season 2pm @ Book Soup
Patricia Wynn presents The Motive from the Deed 4pm @ Metropolis Books
Francesca Lia Block presents and signs How to (Un)Cage a Girl 5pm @ Book Soup
Jack and Robin Firestone present and sign Chasing Diana 7pm @ Book Soup

Bret Parsons discusses and signs Colcord: Home 3pm @ Diesel, Brentwood
Martha Ronk & Eleni Sikelianos present their work 5pm @ Skylight Books
Jeff Kaliss presents and signs I Want to Take You Higher 5pm @ Book Soup
Vermin on the Mount with Janet Fitch, Gary Amdahl & Dan Kaplan 8pm @ Mountain Bar