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24 JANUARY 2017 — tuesday

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  • Best-selling nonfiction author Tami Holzman discusses and signs From C Student to the C Suite, a business relationship handbook and irreverent guide to being yourself using emotional intelligence, Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, free, 7:00 (310/659-3110, www.booksoup)
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  • Historian and nonfiction writer Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz discusses and signs A Taste of Provence, for a signed copy, purchase at least one copy of this book from Vroman's, then three additional copies from home may also be signed, Vroman's Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, 7:00 (626/449-5320, www.vromansbookstore.com)
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25 JANUARY 2017 — wednesday

26 JANUARY 2017 — thursday

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  • Director, novelist, and screenwriter Martyn Burke discusses and signs Music for Love or War, a tragic-comic novel, Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, free, 7:00 (310/659-3110, www.booksoup.com)
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  • Founder-editor of Scratchmagazine Manjula Martin discusses her book, SCRATCH: Writers, Money, and the Art of Making a Living, with novelist Julia Fierro, Cutting Teeth; The New Yorker staff writer Susan Orlean, The Orchid Thief; and poet Kima Jones, Skylight Books, 1818 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, free, 7:30 (323/660-1175, www.skylightbooks.com)
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  • The EP Foster Library features a poetry reading by Larry Barber at its weekly series hosted by Phil Taggart, Poet Laureate of Ventura County, open mic follows, share your own work, EP Foster Library in the Topping Room, 651 E. Main Street, Ventura, free and open to the public, 7:30-9:00 (805/648-2716, www.vencolibrary.org)
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27 JANUARY 2017 — friday

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  • Anthropologist and filmmaker Joanne Nucho discusses and signs her book, Everyday Sectarianism in Urban Lebanon: Infrastructures, Public Services, and Power, for a signed copy, purchase at least one copy of this new book from Vroman's, then three additional copies from home may also be signed, Vroman's Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, 7:00 (626/449-5320, www.vromansbookstore.com)
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  • Tupelo Press presents their 30/30 Project, a unique poem-a-day project that boasts the participation of more than 350 poets from around the world, poets Lois Jones, Adele Slaughter, Dan Murphy, Chris Emerson, Claire Acerno, Colleen Harris Keith, Nina Clements, and Catherine Abbey Hodges read and discuss their of their writing experiences, hosted by Kirsten Miles, Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, special admission $5, 8:00 (310/822-3006, www.beyondbaroque.org)
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28 JANUARY 2017 — saturday

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  • Poetry reading by Carol V. Davis from her new book, Because I Cannot Leave This Body, an exploration of her family's history as Jews, as outsiders, and as immigrants, Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, $10/$6 students/seniors, free to members, 8:00 (310/822-3006, www.beyondbaroque.org)
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  • Musician Steve Jones signs his book Lonely Boy: Tales from a Sex Pistol, never-before-told stories about his youth and the formation of the Sex Pistols, Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, purchase of book is your event ticket, save receipt to be checked in line, no memorabilia, 2:00 (310/659-3110, www.booksoup.com)
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  • "Her, Infinite," a poetry reading by Sawnie Morris, The Sound a Raven Makes, and poet and visual artist Elena Karina Byrne, Squander, MASQUE, and The Flammable Bird, Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, $10/$6 student/seniors, free to members, 4:00 (310/822-3006, www.beyondbaroque.org)
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  • "The Magic of the Poetic Line: A Generative Workshop," led by Sawnie Morris, award-winning poet, prose writer, and environmental activist, new poems will be written and an array of exciting free-verse possibilities will be explored, the workshop session includes a lunch break, Beyond Baroque Literary Center, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, 10:00 a.m.-3:30 (310/822-3006, www.beyondbaroque.org)
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29 JANUARY 2017 — sunday

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  • Vroman's Local Author Day "Kids and Teen Edition" features fiction authors Dave E. Keliher, Where Does Time Go?, and Thaddeus LaGrone, The Late Duck, Vroman's Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, noon (626/449-5320, www.vromansbookstore.com)
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  • La Palabra reading series presents poet Caits Meissner, Let It Die Hungry The Letter All Your Friends Have Written You, hybrid poetry; poet Tanya Ko Hong, Mother to Myself, a collection of poems in Korean; bilingual fiction and memoir writer Lisbeth Coiman; and poet and spoken word artist Derek D. Brown, hosted by Karineh Mahdessian, Avenue 50 Studio, 131 North Avenue 50, Los Angeles, free, 2:00-4:00 (323/258-1435, avenue50studio.org)
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  • Vroman's Local Author Day introduces fiction writers Sophia Miller, Aussie's Adventures, and Jim Wetton, JED, Vroman's Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, 2:00 (626/449-5320, www.vromansbookstore.com)
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  • "Weird Fiction Hour with Delightfully Strange Stories" features fiction authors John Skipp, Laura Lee Bahr, Andrew J. Stone, and others, Gatsby Books, 5535 E. Spring Street, Long Beach, 3:00-4:30 (562/208-5862, www.gatsbybooks.com)
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  • Vroman's Local Author Day introduces nonfiction writers Corinna Yeager, You Can't Tell Anyone, Dr. Shirley Huang Batman, Female Chinese Immigrant Entrepreneurs, and fiction writer Dr. Joyce A. Kovelman, Crimes Against Humanity: A1H1W2, Vroman's Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, 4:00 (626/449-5320, www.vromansbookstore.com)
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30 JANUARY 2017 — monday

31 JANUARY 2017 — tuesday

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  • Fiction writers Rachel Kramer Bussel, Fast Girls, Jocelyn Bringas, Heartthrob Fantasy, and Melina Greenport, The House on Orchard read from their contributions to the new anthology, Best Women's Erotica of the Year, Volume 2, Skylight Books, 1818 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, free, 7:30 (323/660-1175, www.skylighbooks.com)
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  • Best-selling author of major biographies on Keith Moon, the Smiths, and R.E.M, Tony Fletcher discusses and signs his biography on soul man Wilson Pickett, In the Midnight Hour: The Life & Soul of Wilson Pickett, Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, free, 7:00 (310/659-3110, www.booksoup.com)
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  • Mystery novelist Jeffrey Siger discusses and signs Santorini Caesars, for a signed copy, purchase at least one copy of this book from Vroman's, then three additional copies from home may also be signed, Vroman's Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, 7:00 (626/449-5320, www.vromansbookstore.com)
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