Ramit Sethi discusses and signs “I Will Teach You to Be Rich, Second Edition”

Come out for an evening with writer Ramit Sethi and “I Will Teach You to Be Rich, Second Edition” at Vroman’s. The 10th-anniversary edition of Ramit Sethi’s groundbreaking and bestselling personal finance plan for young adults is based on the four pillars of personal finance–banking, saving, budgeting, and investing–and the wealth-building ideas of personal entrepreneurship, but this new edition goes beyond, to detail what makes a “rich life.”
Genre: Healing | Self-Help | Motivational

Joan Moran discusses and signs “An Accidental Cuban”

Join Joan Moran at Book Soup for a discussion and signing of “An Accidental Cuban.” In it, Harry Cisneros faces frustration in a conflicted and moribund Cuban society. He is part of a generation of lost youth in Cuba and desperately wants to get off the island. He is trapped by a lack of money and family responsibilities. While in Havana, he gets involved in the underground economy and Russian subterfuge while planning his escape.
Genre: Fiction

Edward Bunker Tribute Event

Celebrate the legacy of Edward Bunker as we preview award-winning works from the 2019 winners, read by bridgette bianca, Darrell Larson, Laurie O’Brien, Laurie Okin, Dorothy Randall Gray, and Carl Weintraub.

PEN America is thrilled to share The Edward Bunker Prize in Fiction, a newly named award in PEN America’s three-decade-running Prison Writing Contest, which celebrates and recognizes excellence in writing by incarcerated writers.

This event is free with RSVP.

Location: Lankershim Arts Center 5108 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601

CANCELED | Rachel Felder discusses “Red Lipstick: An Ode to a Beauty Icon”

Note: This event has been canceled.

Last Bookstore presents author Rachel Felder to discuss and sign “Red Lipstick: An Ode to a Beauty Icon.” Her book explores appeal, popularity, history and power of red lipstick, the makeup item that’s immutably linked with sex appeal, movie stars, glamour, power, and beauty. This evening will include a lively talk about the appeal, glamour, and history of red lipstick and the powerful women, from Rihanna to royalty to real life people everywhere, who love it.
Genre: Nonfiction

Adam Popescu discusses and signs “Nima”

Join Adam Popescu at Book Soup for a discussion and signing of “Nima.” This book follows Nima, a young Sherpa woman living in the foothills of the Himalayas, as she challenges every restriction her culture places on her gender while balancing the duties of her new role as guide for an American journalist. Popescu brings to life the many contradictions of the region through the eyes of Nima: trails strewn with litter overlook majestic views, Buddhist clarity is marred by sexual oppression, and a tourism industry that fuels the local economy also threatening to destroy it.
Genre: Fiction

Josh Levin discusses and signs “The Queen: The Forgotten Life Behind an American Myth”

Come out for an evening with writer Josh Levin and “The Queen: The Forgotten Life Behind an American Myth” at Skylight Books. Part social history, part true-crime investigation, Josh Levin’s mesmerizing book, the product of six years of reporting and research, is a fascinating account of American racism, and an expose of the “welfare queen” myth, one that fueled political debates that reverberate to this day.
Genre: Biography

Rebellious Creatures Large and Small

Avenue 50 Studio and the Glendale Community College English Department present “Rebellious Creatures Large and Small: a reading & launch” by students of Glendale Community College.
Location: Avenue 50 Studio, 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042