Literary LA November ’10

(I apologize for missing October and being an absentee blog-host of late.  Distracted with a cross-town move.  Back in the saddle.)


  • UCLA’s Hammer Museum:  Tues 11/2, 7pm, Stuart Dybeck; and Tues 11/16, 7pm, Jonathan Gold in conversation with Bret Easton Ellis
  • Tongue & Groove: rescheduled from the initial Holloween date to Sun 11/7 6pm, a terrific line-up including Janet Fitch and Rob Roberge (at the Hotel Cafe, 1623 1/2 N Cahuenga)
  • The Central Library’s ALOUD Series:  Tues 11/2 7pm, Nicole Krauss; Thurs 11/4 7pm, Thomas McGuane; Tues 11/9, 7pm, Reza Aslan hosts “Tablet & Pen: Literary Landscapes from the Middle East,” featuring a variety of readings, as well as traditional Persian music; Tues, 11/30, 8pm, Aslan returns to host a conversation with Salman Rushdie (event at the Aratani/Japan American Theatre)
  • Vermin on the Mount presents an evening of irreverent Young Adult readings, guest hosted by Cecil Castelluci, Sun 11/7 8pm
  • The New Short Fiction Series closes out 2010 with a book release event, and performances from Mary Rechner’s new story collection, Nine Simple Patterns for Complicated Women, Sun 11/14, 7pm
  • Vroman’s hosts Mona Simpson with her new novel, My Hollywood, Sat 11/6 7pm
  • and finally, as always, a full month at Skylight Books in Los Feliz:  Mon 11/8 7:30, Kim Kupperman and her new collection of essays I Just Lately Started Buying Wings (event co-sponsored by PEN USA); Fri 11/12 7:30pm, Anne Germanacos and her story collection In the Time of the Girls; and Sat 11/20 5pm, Edan Lepucki (a former Skylight staffer) with her novella If You’re Not Yet Like Me
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