Get Your Lit On: The Week in Bookish LA That Happens to Include a Lot of Sex
While we try to keep our lit event listings strictly...listings...we can't help but notice that a very slow week in book readings, signings and author events has resulted in a proliferation of erotic, sexy and just plain porn star events. What are the chances this has to do with the most over-hyped flower holiday of the year? Rather high, we'd guess.
Chris Abani presents Virgin of Flames 7pm @ Vroman’s
Word Theater presents Love & Eros: An Evening of Fairy Tales, Saucy Stories & Poetry 7pm @ MBar (sex!)
Ron Jeremy presents The Hardest (Working) Man in Showbiz 7pm @ Book Soup (SEX with a capital S!)
Amiri Baraka presents Tales of the Out and Gone 7:30pm @ Skylight Books
Allison Samuels presents Off the Record 7pm @ Vroman’s
Walter Mosley and John Rechy discuss Between the Sheets: Sex, Literature, and the Future of Erotic Fiction 7pm @ Central Library (sexxxxx!)
No notable events. Perhaps recover from your close encounter with Ron Jeremy?
Karen Halligan signs What Every Pet Owner Should Know noon @ Borders Century City
Joan Del Monte, Bridget Morrow, Jim Marquez & Dana Johnson sign their books 2pm @ Metropolis Books
Bob Miller presents Tales from the Los Angeles Kings 2pm @ Barnes & Noble Glendale (sex?)
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