This Week in Books Sept 28 – Oct 3

The LA Books Examiner has got a hot line-up of books articles, poetry videos and author interviews coming your way all this fall. In the meantime, check out some local book events scheduled for this week from LA to Hollywood, the Palisades to Pasadena in this week’s Books Calendar.

Poetry lovers, be sure to check out the great poetry events scheduled this week, including a reading of The Brubury Tales by Frank Mundo, the LA Books Examiner, at Village Books on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Read more about this event in this review by LA Books Examiner, Laura Frazin Steele. Hope to see you there!  

Tuesday September 28

David Kessler discusses and signs The End of Overeating at Vroman’s Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena. 7 p.m. Free. (626) 449-5320.

Radhanath Swami discusses and signs The Journey Home: Autobiography of an American Swami at Bodhi Tree Bookstore, 8585 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood. 7:30 p.m. Free. (310) 659-1733. http://www.Mandala.org  TheJourneyHomeBook.com   www.Radhanathswami.com

Open mic poetry reading plus featured guest Jamey Hecht at The Cobalt Café, 22047 Sherman Way, west of Topanga Canyon Blvd., Canoga Park. Hosted by Rick Lupert. Sign up 8:30-8:45 p.m. Reading 9:00 p.m. (818) 348-3789. http://www.jameyhecht.com/

Wednesday September 29 

Neal Pollack presents and signs Stretch: The Unlikely Making of a Yoga Dude at Up Dog Yoga + Cycling, 8599 Santa Monica Blvd. West Hollywood. 7 p.m. (310) 360-7200. More info at Book Soup.

Terry McMillan discusses and signs Getting to Happy at Vroman’s Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena. 7 p.m. Free. (626) 449-5320. 

Michael Hiltzik discusses and signs Colossus at Skylight Books, 1818 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles. 7:30 p.m. Free. (323) 660-1175.


Thursday September 30 

Frank Mundo (LA Books Examiner) reads and signs The Brubury Tales (foreword by Carolyn See) at Village Books, 1049 Swarthmore Avenue, Pacific Palisades. 7:30 p.m. Free. (310) 450-4063.

Friday October 1

Ian Gurvitz discusses Deconstructing God at Village Books, 1049 Swarthmore Avenue, Pacific Palisades. 7:30 p.m. Free. (310) 450-4063.  


Saturday October 2

Claire LaZebnik discusses If You Lived Here, You’d Be Home Now at Village Books, 1049 Swarthmore Avenue, Pacific Palisades. 2 p.m. Free. (310) 450-4063. 

Katherine Schwarzenegger discusses Rock What You’ve Got at Diesel Books (Brentwood), Brentwood Country Mart, 225 26th Street, Santa Monica. 3 p.m. Free. 310-576-9960. 

Jennifer Rosner discusses and signs If a Tree Falls at Vroman’s Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena. 4 p.m. Free. (626) 449-5320. 

Stephen Jay Schwartz discusses and signs Beat at Book Soup, 8818 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 4 p.m. Free. (310) 659-3110. 

Bad Religion’s Greg Graffin discusses and signs Anarchy Evolution: Faith, Science, and Bad Religion in a World without God with moderator by Steve Olson at Book Soup, 8818 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 7 p.m. Free. (310) 659-3110. 


Sunday October 3

Bruce Cameron discusses and signs A Dog’s Purpose at Village Books, 1049 Swarthmore Avenue, Pacific Palisades. 11 a.m. Free. (310) 450-4063.

Kim Dower discusses and signs Air Kissing On Mars at Book Soup, 8818 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 4 p.m. Free. (310) 659-3110. 

Shirley Halperin and Steve Bloom discuss and sign Reefer Movie Madness at Skylight Books, 1818 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles. 5 p.m. Free. (323) 660-1175.

*All events and speakers are subject to change without notice. Always confirm with the bookstore before attending.

If you’d like to announce your Los Angeles area book events on LA Books Examiner, or the release of an upcoming book, send info at least 10 days prior to the email address under my bio. While you’re there, sign up for my emails and follow me on Twitter @LABooksExaminer

Frank Mundo is the author of The Brubury Tales (foreword by Carolyn See).

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