Los Angeles Literature Events 9/03/18 –9/09/18

Happy Labor Day!

IMG_2030Mark Gunther & Without Jenny at Diesel Bookstore

Please join us to welcome Mark Gunther, who will discuss and sign his debut novel, Without Jenny.

Where: Diesel Bookstore, lower outdoor courtyard

Date: Tuesday the 4th

Time: 6:30 pm

Address: 225 26th St., Santa Monica, CA 90402

Website: http://www.dieselbookstore.com/event/tuesday-september-4th-630-pm-mark-gunther-discusses-and-signs-without-jenny

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Los Angeles Literature Events 7/30/18 –8/05/18

downloadMary McCoy & Camp So-and-So at El Sereno Branch Library – Teen Event

Please join us for our Summer Author series and meet author Mary McCoy, who will present Camp So-and-So. She is a talented writer of stories about Los Angeles’s notorious past, AND a librarian at the Los Angeles Public Library. You can meet her this summer at this event, and might be the lucky winner of a free copy of the book.

Where: El Sereno Branch Library, LAPL

Date: Monday the 30th

Time: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Address: 5226 S. Huntington Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90032

Website: http://www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/summer-author-meet-mary-mccoy

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Los Angeles Literature Events 7/02/18 –7/08/18

 

Cara Black & 51qPeqinnSL._SX331_BO1,204,203,200_ at Vroman’s Bookstore 

Author Cara Black joins us to present, discuss and sign her new book, Murder on the Left Bank.  This mystery concerns a confession by an aging accountant of how he helped dirty cops launder stolen money for over fifty years. But after his murder, his records are stolen, and the investigations lead across the Left Bank to the Cambodian enclave of Khmer Rouge refugees, to the ancient royal tapestries, and to the modern art galleries.

Where: Vroman’s Bookstore

Date: Monday the 2nd

Time: 7 pm

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

Website: http://www.vromansbookstore.com/event/cara-black-discusses-and-signs-murder-left-bank

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Los Angeles Literature Events 6/11/18 –6/17/18

downloadSummer Author Series, with Anthony Sacre, at Mar Vista Library–Kids Event

Please join us for our Summer Author Series, and to hear Anthony Sacre discuss and read A Mango in the Hand. He uses stories, folktales and myths from his Cuban-American upbringing, as well as his many visits to Mexico, to encourage all listeners to find their own stories through the magic of books!

Cool off this summer by meeting and connecting with authors at your local library. Check LAPL website for events at various branch libraries and locations. Refreshments are provided, and lucky winners will receive a free copy of the author’s book.

Where: Mar Vista Branch Library, LAPL

Date: Monday the 11th

Time: 3 pm – 4 pm

Address: 12006 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90066

Website: http://www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/summer-author-meet-antonio-sacre

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Los Angeles Literature Events 5/28/18 –6/03/18

downloadFree Memorial Holiday Monday at LACMA 

Visitors and families of all ages are invited to a FREE day at the museum, with bilingual tours, campus-wide exhibits, including Hidden Narratives exhibit and others, all open to the public, and live music with Soft Streak.

Where: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Date: Monday the 28th

Time: 11 am – 5 pm

Address: 5905 Wilshire Blvd., West Los Angeles, CA 90036

Website: http://www.lacma.org/event/target-free-holiday-monday-10

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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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Los Angeles Literature Events 1/29/18 –2/04/18

downloadYoga for Writers at Hyde Park-Mariam Matthews Branch Library, LAPL–YA Event

Yoga and writing go together as both are journeys into the self. Our Yoga for Seniors teacher is now teaching this free 8 session workshop of yoga for writers at the library. If you are a writer or just like to write, come and experience this class. Bring a mat, blanket or cushion to sit on and your writing tools. Space is limited. Sign up at the reference desk or call: 323-750-7241.

Where: Hyde Park-Miriam Matthews Branch Library, LAPL

Date: Monday the 29th

Time: 6:30 pm

Address: 2205 W. Florence Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90043

Website: http://www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/yoga-writers-0

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