Los Angeles Literature Events: 01/11/21 – 01/17/21

Los Angeles Literature Events: 01/11/21 – 01/17/21

Most Events Are Online/Virtual DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

Ficcion en Espanol Book Club via The Last  Bookstore– Virtual Zoom Event 

Ficcion en Espanol Book Club, hosted by Dan Lopez, reads fiction in Spanish, books by great contemporary writers in their native language, via Zoom.

This month’s selection is El libro de Eva, from Carmen Boullosa, a sweeping feminist reinterpretation of the book of Genesis.

NOTE: Details at event link. All bookstore events are ticketed.

Where: The Last Bookstore – Online Zoom Event  

Date: Monday the 11th                                                        

Time:  7:30 pm – 9 pm                      

Address: Online event (see site)       

Website: http://lastbookstorela.com/#events   or https://www.facebook.com/events/779943102595170   

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Los Angeles Literature Events: 01/04/21 – 01/10/21

Los Angeles Literature Events: 01/04/21 – 01/10/21

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Ask a Children’s Author: Nick Eliopulos via Newport Beach Public Library – Online Kids Facebook Live Event 

Join Ms. Liz in asking her fiend, Nick Eliopulos, all about writing fantasy books for kids! Nick has written several of the Spirit Animal books, the Minecraft Wordsworth Chronicles, and co-authors The Adventure Guild.

Log on starting at 10:00 am to watch Ms. Liz and Nick as they discuss writing and answer your questions. A recording of this even will be available for viewing on our Facebook page afterward. Check out our link if you want to submit a question before the event.

Where:  Newport Public Library, LAPL – Online Facebook event (see site)

Date: Monday the 4th                                                                          

Time: 10 am                                                                             

Address:  Newport PL – Online event                             

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1704944309686314     

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Los Angeles Literature Events: 12/14/20 – 12/20/20

Los Angeles Literature Events: 12/14/20 – 12/20/20

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LiveTalks Presents: Robert Putmam & Shaylyn Romney Garrett & The Upswing via LiveTalks LA – Online Event 

In their new book, The Upswing: How America Came Together a Century Ago and How We Can Do It Again, Robert Putman & Shaylyn Romney Garrett, in conversation with Yancy Sritckler, will discuss how we have gone from an individualistic ”I” society (in the Guilded Age) to a more communitarian “We” society and then back again, and how we can learn from that experience to become a more unified, stronger nation.

NOTE: See site for costs and further details.

Where:  LiveTalks LA – Online Event (see site for link)     

Date: Monday the 14th                                                                        

Time: 6 pm                                                                               

Address:  LiveTalks LA – Online event                           

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1644723775701803/   or https://livetalksla.org/events/robertputnam/

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Los Angeles Literature Events: 11/30/20 – 12/06/20

Los Angeles Literature Events: 11/30/20 – 12/06/20

All Events Are Online/Virtual DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

Learning Circle: The 1619 Project via John C. Fremont Branch Library – Online Event      

A Learning Circle is an opportunity to learn together. Join us as we study The 1619 Project, an ambitious undertaking by The New York Times to reexamine the legacy of slavery and the repercussions that exist to this day.

Email jcfrmt@lapl.org for participation details and related book list.

Where:  John C, Fremont Branch Library, LAPL – Online event (see site)

Date: Monday the 30th                                                                        

Time: 1:30 pm                                                                          

Address:  LAPL – Online event       

Website: https://www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/learning-circle-1619-project

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Los Angeles Literature Evnts: 10/19/20 – 10/25/20

Los Angeles Literature Evnts: 10/19/20 – 10/25/20

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Virtual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books: Stories and Ideas 2020 – Online Fiction Event

Join the 25th Anniversary of the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books: Stories and Ideas, postponed from April 2020, and offered virtually during October and November. A total of 25 literary events will take place from October 18- November 13, and tickets are FREE!

Today’s program features a discussion between Pulitzer Prize winning author Ayad Akhtar and bestselling author Reza Aslan, who will discuss Akhtar’s new book, Hometown Elegies: This novel blends fact and fiction to tell an epicstory of longing and dispossession in the world that 9/11 made. Part family drama, part social essay, at its heart this is the story of a father, a son, and the country they call home.

Ayad Akhtar is a novelist and playwright, whose work has been published and performed in over two dozen languages. He is the winner of numerous awards, including the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for Junk, and an award in literature form the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Hometown Elegies is his latest novel.

Reza Aslan (Interviewer) is a renowned writer, commentator, and professor, Emmy-nominated producer, and scholar of religions. He is the author of three bestselling books, including, Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth.

Where: Los Angeles Times – Online events (see details & tickets available at Eventbrite link)

Date: Monday the 20th                         

Time: 6 pm – 8 pm                               

Address: Online events (see site)        

Website; https://www.eventbrite.com/e/virtual-los-angeles-times-festival-of-books-stories-and-ideas-2020-tickets-121490518411

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Los Angeles Literature Events: 9/21/20 – 9/27/20

Los Angeles Literature Events: 9/21/20 – 9/27/20

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Speaker Series with Alison Rose Jefferson & Living the California Dream: African American Leisure Sites During the Jim Crow Era via The Ebell of Los Angeles – Online Event 

The Ebell hosts author and speaker Alison Rose Jefferson, who will share her research and findings contained in her book, Living the California Dream: African American Leisure Sites during the Jim Crow Era. Our local public places and leisure sites hold a central place in the ongoing freedom rights struggle, and the author describes these cases and efforts in detail.         

Where: The Ebell Speaker Series – Online (see site)                              

Date: Monday the 21st                                         

Time: 12pm – 1 pm                     

Address: Online event

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/269045181101014

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Los Angeles Literature Events: 8/31/20 – 9/06/20

Los Angeles Literature Events: 8/31/20 – 9/06/20

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download (2)Bilingual Storytime via Robert Louis Stevenson Branch Library, LAPL Instagram Online – Kids Event

Join the Robert Louis Stevenson Branch Library’s Instagram online link for the Bilingual Storytime event, to enjoy stories, rhymes and songs in Spanish and English.

Where: Robert Louis Stevenson Branch Library, LAPL Zoom online

Date: Monday the 31st

Time: 3 pm                                   

Address: Online event (see site)

Website: https://www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/bilingual-storytimela-hora-de-cuentos-bilingüe

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Los Angeles Literature Events 7/27/20 – 8/02/20

Los Angeles Literature Events 7/27/20 – 8/02/20

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FB_IMG_1595883507604The Gathering Summer Book Club Event via Zoom Online

Welcome to The Gathering Summer Book club, an opportunity to read, reflect, and discuss some of the most significant Asian (American) Literatures. Please join us today as we discuss our next book, Unaccustomed Earth, by award-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri.

Where: Zoom online (see site)

Date: Monday the 27th  

Time: 6 pm – 7 pm

Address: Zoom online event (see site)

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/3100251813364003

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Los Angeles Literature Events 7/20/20 – 7/26/20

Los Angeles Literature Events 7/20/20 – 7/26/20

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101824415_2938018659584926_7961281379935715328_oDig Deep: Virtual Storytime via South Pasadena Library Online – Kids Event

Join us as Children’s Librarians read stories, share finger-plays, songs and flannel-board stories. Each week this event will be available for viewing from Monday through Thursday of that week. For more information about the Summer Reading Program, visit the library website.

Where: South Pasadena Library Online (see event site)

Date: Monday the 20th

Time: 10:30 am – 11 am

Address: Online event

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/697708884358392/

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