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Get Your Lit On: The Week in Bookish LA

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Barbara Taylor Bradford discusses and signs The Ravenscar Dynasty, 7pm @ Vroman's
Frank Warren of fame speaks, 7pm @ Borders Books in Torrance

Vendela Vida presents Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name, 7pm @ Book Soup
Anthony Swofford (award-winning author of Jarhead) presents Exit A: A Novel, 7pm @ Vroman's
Patricia Marx signs Him Her Him Again the End of Him, 7pm @ Dutton’s Brentwood
Portia Iversen signs Strange Son, 7:30pm @ the 3rd Street Promenade Barnes & Noble, Santa Monica

Vendela Vida (in case you miss her Tuesday), 7pm @ Skylight Books
David Matalon and Chris Woolsey present The Concise Guide to Sounding Smart at Parties, 7:30pm @ Book Soup

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Scott Johnson presents The Big Idea, 4pm @ Hennessey+Ingalls
Mark Schiff & Ritch Shyder sign I Killed, 7pm @ Book Soup
Jesse Kellerman presents Trouble, 7pm @ Vroman’s
Rachel Wetzsteon presents Influential Ghosts: A Study of Auden’s Sources, 7pm @ Hammer Museum

TASCHEN Books Warehouse Sale – The arty books you love at prices you'll really love -- thousands of books on sale at bargain basement prices. 10am-7pm Friday & Saturday. 12pm-5pm on Sunday.

Christopher Moore presents You Suck: A Love Story, 4pm @ Vroman's
Rupert Everett presents Red Carpets and Other Banana Skins, 7pm @ Book Soup

Barry Glassner converses with Sandra Tsing Loh, 3pm @ The Fine Arts Theater. Visit for reservations & ticket information.

Photo of discerning Los Angeles reader taken mid-Pynchon on Sunday afternoon downtown.