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Get Your Lit On: The Week in Bookish LA

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Denis Leary presents and signs Why We Suck 7pm @ Book Soup
Group reading event for EAT: Los Angeles 7pm @ Vroman's
Rachel Resnick signs Love Junkie 7pm @ Barnes & Noble, 3rd Street Promenade
Brian Yaeger signs Red White & Brew 7:30pm @ Village Books

Philip Gourevitch, Stephen Gaghan, Mona Simpson and others read from The Paris Review Interviews Volume III 6pm @ Hammer Museum
Rachel Resnick presents and signs Love Junkie 7pm @ Book Soup
Jim McMullan discusses Do It Now! 7:30pm @ Village Books
Kate Jacobs signs Knit Two 7:30pm @ Barnes & Noble, Encino
Denis Leary signs Why We Suck 7:30pm @ Barnes & Noble, The Grove

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Maria Semple presents and signs This One is Mine 7pm @ Book Soup
Ariel Sabar discusses and signs My Father's Paradise 7pm @ Vroman's
Sister Souljah signs Midnight: A Gangster Love Story 7:30pm @ Barnes & Noble, The Grove

Quincy Jones signs The Complete Quincy Jones 7pm @ Barnes & Noble, 3rd Street Promenade
Mark Doty, Dana Goodyear & Timothy Steele read & discuss their work 7pm @ Central Library
Maxwell Kennedy presents and signs Danger's Hour 7pm @ Book Soup
Myles Lee signs Myles Lee: The Donation 7:30pm @ Barnes & Noble, The Grove

826 LA & Good Magazine present Dead Author Readings with O. Henry reading The Gift of the Magi 5pm @ Good Headquarters
Kate DiCamillo signs The Tale of Despereaux 7pm @ Barnes & Noble, 3rd Street Promenade
Carl Kozlowski presents and signs Seize the Day Job 7pm @ Vroman's
F. Paul Wilson signs By the Sword 7pm @ Barnes & Noble, Glendale Americana
Mary Ellen Mark presents and signs Seen Behind the Scene 9pm @ Book Soup

Jessica Lange signs 50 Photographs 3pm @ Barnes & Noble, 3rd Street Promenade
Patrick Ecclesine presents and signs Faces of Sunset Blvd. 7pm @ Book Soup
Uri Hertz, Doren Robbins & Sharon Doubiago read their work 7:30pm @ Beyond Baroque

Diesel Bookstore Opening Celebration for new Brentwood location 1pm @ Diesel, Brentwood Country Mart
Jessica Lange presents and signs 50 Photographs 2pm @ Book Soup
Jack Bowman & JC Sullivan read their work 5pm @ Beyond Baroque