Los Angeles Literature Events 6/04/18 –6/10/18

downloadStephen Gee & Los Angeles City Hall at Vroman’s Bookstore 

Author Stephen Gee joins us to present, discuss and sign his new book from Angel City Press, Los Angeles City Hall: An American Icon, one of our most enduring local landmarks. When it opened its doors in 1928, the new Los Angeles City hall was the tallest building in the city and more than half a million people lined the streets to celebrate its dedication. It was a bold symbol of the ambition of America and its people. This book also contains a forward by Eric Garcetti and photographs by Sandra Stojanovi.

Where: Vroman’s Bookstore

Date: Monday the 4th

Time: 7 pm

Address: 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91101

Website: http://www.vromansbookstore.com/event/stephen-gee-discusses-and-signs-los-angeles-city-hall-american-icon

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Los Angeles Literature Events 4/2/18 –4/8/18

LiveTalksLA presents: Sean Penn, with Jane Smiley, at New Roads School – Santa Monica

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LiveTalksLA presents a series of literary events (and podcasts) to meet and hear cultural and business leaders present and discuss their work. Tonight, actor and debut author Sean Penn discusses his novel, Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff. He has been nominated five times for an Academy Award as Best Actor, and won the 2003 award for Mystic River and the 2009 award for Milk. He has also garnered awards for his directing and writing, and has written about political issues for various journals.  This book is a darkly humorous novel, a revised and expanded work based on an audiobook he released in 2016.

Jane Smiley is the Pulitzer Prize winning author of A Thousand Acres, and the author of The Last Hundred Years Trilogy, five works of nonfiction, and a series of YA books.

NOTE: LiveTalksLA readings are ticketed events. Tickets may be purchased at various prices, with or without a book purchase, and details are available at website link.

Where: New Roads School – Santa Monica, Ann and Jerry Moss Theatre

Date: Monday the 2nd

Time: 8 pm – 9:30 pm

Address: 3131 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90401

Websitehttp://livetalksla.org/events/sean-penn/

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