Sunday, June 5, 2011

Book events for the week of June 5, 2011

Today

Annabelle Gurwitch and Jeff Kahn discuss and sign "You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up," 4 p.m. American Jewish University, 15600 Mulholland Drive, Bel Air. 310-440-1246.

Monday

Kenny Kingston discusses and signs "The Moment," 7 p.m. at Alexandria II Bookstore, 170 S. Lake Ave., Pasadena, 626-792-7885, and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Bodhi Tree Bookstore, 8585 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, 310-659-4428.

Wednesday

Palmdale City Library Mystery Book Club will discuss "The Godwulf Manuscript" by Robert B. Parker, 7 p.m. Larry Chimbole Cultural Center, 38350 Sierra Highway. 661-267-5600.

Thursday

Geoff Watson reads and signs "Edison's Gold," 6:30 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 160 S. Westlake Blvd., Thousand Oaks. 805-446-2820.

Trevor O. Munson discusses and signs "Angel of Vengeance," 7 p.m. Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 310-659-3110.

Vincent Bugliosi discusses and signs "Divinity of Doubt: The God Question," 7 p.m. Vroman's Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. 626-449-5320.

Saturday

Used book sale at Sherman Oaks Branch Library, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 14245 Moorpark St. 818-205-9716.

Women's Book Group discusses "The Space Between Us" by Thrity Umrigar, 10:30 a.m. Barnes & Noble, Creekside Place, 23630 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita. 661-254-6604.

Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan sign

"Spoiled," noon. Vroman's Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. 626-449-5320.

Robert K. Tanenbaum signs "Outrage," 1 p.m. Mysteries to Die For, 2940 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. 805-446-2820.

Lisa See signs "Dreams of Joy," 2 p.m. Barnes & Noble, The Grove at Farmers Market, 189 Grove Drive, Los Angeles. 323-525-0270.

Milton Okun signs "Along the Cherry Lane," 6 p.m. Craig Krull Gallery, Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Ave., Building B-3, Santa Monica. 310-828-6410.

Upcoming

Celeb Reads at Westlake Village Library: Actors portray celebrity authors, 3 p.m. June 12. 31220 Oak Crest Drive. 818-865-9230.

Sugar Ray Leonard signs "Big Fight: My Life In and Out of the Ring," 7 p.m. June 13. Barnes & Noble, The Grove at Farmers Market, 189 Grove Drive, Los Angeles. 323-525-0270.

C.C. Humphreys discusses and signs "Vlad: The Last Confession," 7 p.m. June 13. Metropolis Books, 440 S. Main St., Los Angeles. 213-612-0174.

Paul Reiser signs "Familyhood," 7 p.m. June 15. Barnes & Noble, The Grove at Farmers Market, 189 Grove Drive, Los Angeles. 323-525-0270.

Mystery Literature Book Group discusses "Murder on Marble Row" by Victoria Thompson, 10:30 a.m. June 16. Barnes & Noble, Creekside Place, 23630 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita. 661-254-6604.

Barbara Sinatra signs "Lady Blue Eyes: My Life With Frank Sinatra," 7 p.m. June 16. Barnes & Noble, The Grove at Farmers Market, 189 Grove Drive, Los Angeles. 323-525-0270.

Ryan David discusses and signs "Good Neighbors," 7 p.m. June 16. Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 310-659-3110.

Used book sale at Granada Hills Branch Library, 2 p.m. June 17 and 10 a.m. June 18. 10640 Petit Ave. 818-368-5687.

Simon Pegg signs "Nerd Do Well," 7 p.m. June 17. Barnes & Noble, The Grove at Farmers Market, 189 Grove Drive, Los Angeles. 323-525-0270.

Monica Lewis discusses and signs "Hollywood Through My Eyes: The Lives & Loves of a Golden Age Siren," 7 p.m. June 17. Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 310-659-3110.

Thomas Thorpe signs "Fair Wind to Bahia," noon June 18. Barnes & Noble, Creekside Place, 23630 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita. 661-254-6604.

Star Jones signs "Satan's Sisters," 2 p.m. June 18. Barnes & Noble, The Grove at Farmers Market, 189 Grove Drive, Los Angeles. 323-525-0270.

Lama Surya Das discusses and signs "Buddha, Standard Time: Awakening to the Infinite Possibilities of Now," 7 p.m. June 19. Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 310-659-3110.

Bethenny Frankel signs "A Place of Yes," 7 p.m. June 20. Barnes & Noble, The Grove at Farmers Market, 189 Grove Drive, Los Angeles. 323-525-0270.

Vincent Bugliosi discusses and signs "Divinity of the Doubt: The God Question," 7 p.m. June 21. Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 310-659-3110.

Jan Burke discusses and signs "Disturbance: An Irene Kelly Novel," 7 p.m. June 21. Vroman's Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. 626-449-5320.

The Book Club at Granada Hills Branch Library will discuss "Little Bee" by Chris Cleave, 1:30 p.m. June 22. 10640 Petit Ave. 818-368-5687.

Melissa de la Cruz signs "The Witches of East End," 7 p.m. June 22. Borders, 6510 Canoga Ave., Canoga Park. 818-887-1999.

Tatum O'Neal signs "Found: A Daughter's Journey Home," 7 p.m. June 22. Barnes & Noble, The Grove at Farmers Market, 189 Grove Drive, Los Angeles. 323-525-0270.

Sue Ann Jaffarian signs "Twice as Dead," 1 p.m. June 25. Mysteries to Die For, 2940 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. 805-446-2820.

Leimert Park Village Book Fair: Discussions, reading and book signings by African-American authors, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. June 25. Free admission. Check website for participants. Fair will be held in the lot next to the Vision Theatre, 43rd Street and Degnan Boulevard, Los Angeles. 323-730-0628. www.leimertparkbookfair.com.

The Book Club at Platt Branch Library will discuss "Lacuna" by Barbara Kingsolver, 6:15 p.m. June 28. 23600 Victory Blvd., Woodland Hills. 818-340-9386.

La Toya Jackson signs "Starting Over," 7 p.m. June 28. Barnes & Noble, The Grove at Farmers Market, 189 Grove Drive, Los Angeles. 323-525-0270.

Mysteries to Die For: Jan Burke signs "Disturbance," noon, and David Rosenfelt signs "One Dog Night," 2 p.m. July 9. Gregg Hurwitz signs "You're Next," 1 p.m. July 10. 2940 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. 805-446-2820.


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