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Author event! Chris Cander with Allie Rowbottom

1113 Montana Ave 1113 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica

In person author event with Chris Cander and Allie Rowbottom at Zibby's Bookshop, 1113 Montana Ave, Santa Monica CA, 90403!We're hosting Chris Cander as she celebrates the launch of THE YOUNG OF OTHER ANIMALS! Chris will be joined in conversation by Allie Rowbotton, author of AESTHETICA. About the book:Mayree and Paula are a mother and daughter drifting apart, separated by grief and more, after the death of Mayree’s husband.Mayree faces a future with no income, career, or social life. Even ties with her best friend have been severed. Paula, feeling abandoned by the father she loved, is left with only a bitter mother. When Paula reveals that she narrowly escaped a violent assault, Mayree’s initial reaction is dismissal and disbelief. But as details unfold, it’s clear that it was real and not just one random night gone horribly wrong―someone is out to destroy their lives.With each new threat from Paula’s assailant, harrowing family secrets reemerge that force the mother and daughter to confront the shared traumas of their pasts. Drawing on courage and hope, they must save the relationship they never realized they’d lost.About the authors:Chris Cander is the USA Today bestselling author of A GRACIOUS NEIGHBOR, THE WEIGHT OF Read More ...

‘From Intention to Impact’ Book Tour with author Malia Lazu: West Hollywood

Book Soup, Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA, USA 8818 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood

Join us for author Malia Lazu's stop on her 'From Intention to Impact' Book Tour in West Hollywood!From Intention to Impact Book Tour with author Malia Lazu: West Hollywood, CAHow business leaders can move their DEI efforts from intention to impact through strategy and culture change.In the aftermath of George Floyd's murder, corporate America has doubled down on its public intentions to be more inclusive and equitable. Yet beyond the pledges it is difficult to see which system changes make a real difference. In From Intention to Impact, Malia Lazu draws on her background as a community organizer, her corporate career as a bank president, and now her experience as a leading DEI consultant to explain what has been holding organizations back and what they need to do better. First and foremost, she recognizes that truly moving from intention to impact means targeting and changing the traditions and culture that normalize whiteness.From Intention to Impact shows what organizations, leaders, and people at all levels must do to create more inclusive environments that honor and value diversity. Lazu shares a seven-stage guide through this process as well as a 3L model of listening, learning, and loving that readers can use from Read More ...

Michèle Lamont with Viet Thanh Nguyen

The Ann and Jerry Moss Theater--New Roads School Herb Alpert Educational Village, 3131 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica

Michèle Lamont with Viet Thanh Nguyen discussing her book, "Seeing Others: How Recognition Works―and How It Can Heal a Divided World."Join us for an in-person and virtual* Live Talks Los Angeles event:Thursday, February 8, 2024, 8pm*Virtual event airs on February 13 at 6pm PT/9pm ETMichèle Lamont with Viet Thanh NguyenSeeing Others: How Recognition Works―and How It Can Heal a Divided WorldTICKETS:$70 General Admisison ticket + two signed books (by Lamont and A Man of Two Faces by Viet Thanh Nguyen)$45 General Admission ticket + signed copy of Lamont's book$20 General Admisison ticketAdditional books available for purchase at eventFace masks recommendedThe virtual version of this event airs on Febryary 13, at 6pm PT/9PM ET and is available on video-on-demand for five days.Tickets for the virtual event can be purchased here (includes the book)ASL interpreter provided upon request.F ree parking at the venueAcclaimed Harvard sociologist makes the case for reexamining what we value to prioritize recognition—the quest for respect—in an age that has been defined by growing inequality and the obsolescence of the American dream.Michèle Lamont is Professor of Sociology and of African and African American Studies and the Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies at Harvard University. An influential cultural Read More ...

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