Loading Events

← Back to Events

Book Soup

8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
+13106593110 http://www.booksoup.com/

July 2019

Felicity McLean discusses and signs “The Van Apfel Girls Are Gone”

July 26 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Come see Felicity McLean discuss "The Van Apfel Girls Are Gone" at Book Soup. One summer, the Van Apfel sisters--Ruth, Hannah, and the beautiful Cordelia--mysteriously disappeared. Did they just run far away from their harsh, evangelical parents, or were they taken? While the search for the girls united the small community, the mystery of their disappearance was never solved, and Tikka and her older sister, Laura, have been haunted ever since by the loss of their friends and playmates. Now,…

Find out more »

Well-Read Black Girl Book Club reads “Children of Blood and Bone”

July 28 @ 4:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

At this meeting, the club will read Tomi Adeyemi’s "Children of Blood and Bone." With the addition of this title not only will we be able to support an emerging artist of color, but we will be able to really open up a discussion on what it means to be a YA novel. Is it strictly for young adults? Do you think that there are things we can learn about our youth or about ourselves from them?

Find out more »

Liz Kerin discusses and signs “Phantom Forest”

July 30 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Book Soup presents Liz Kerin to discuss and sign "Phantom Forest." After being chosen for her village's human sacrifice ritual, Seycia is transported to the Underworld and must join forces with Haben, the demon to whom she was sacrificed. Together, they journey to the forest in the Underworld where all souls grow, in a quest to destroy the tree of the man who killed her.

Find out more »

Liz Astrof discusses and signs “Don’t Wait Up: Confessions of a Stay-At-Work Mom”

July 31 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Liz Astrof will discuss "Don’t Wait Up: Confessions of a Stay-At-Work Mom" at Book Soup. This book is a blunt and side-splittingly funny book of essays that embraces the realities of motherhood (and womanhood) that no one ever talks about: like needing to hide from your kids in your closet, your car, or a yoga class on the other side of town, letting them eat candy for dinner because you just can't deal, to the sheer terror of failing them…

Find out more »

August 2019

Brian Kiley and Arlene Schindler discuss and sign their work

August 1 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Brian Kiley and Arlene Schindler discuss and sign "Maybe Kevin" and "Stand Up & Heartbreak: A Comic and a Sex Addict Walk into a Marriage..." at Book Soup. In Maybe Kevin, Tom returns from World War II to discover his father and brother have turned their backs on him. Julie hopes to find a father for her beloved Kevin. Plot twists, sacrifice and raw emotion greet the reader when the lives of the two protagonists intersect as they each try…

Find out more »

Jason Stuart discusses and signs “Shut Up, I’m Talking!”

August 2 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Book Soup presents Jason Stuart to discuss and sign "Shut Up, I’m Talking!: Coming Out in Hollywood and Making It to the Middle." Alexandra Paul will join Stuart in conversation. This book chronicles the life and career of actor and comedian Jason Stuart. It's the funny, poignant story of a gay Jewish boy whose life changed after seeing "Funny Girl" at a second-run movie theatre in Hollywood.

Find out more »

David Ellefson and Thom Hazaert discuss and sign “More Life with Deth”

August 3 @ 3:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Come out to Book Soup for an evening with David Ellefson and Thom Hazaert and "More Life with Deth." In this follow-up to his 2013 memoir My Life With Deth, Megadeth bassist and co-founder David Ellefson carries on where he left off, charting his mid-2000s departure from Megadeth through his triumphant return in 2010, and offering an inside look at the continuing saga of one of the world's biggest and most enduring heavy-metal bands.

Find out more »

Phyllis Sues discusses and signs “My Trip to a Healthy Active 96”

August 4 @ 3:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Come see Phyllis Sues discuss and sign "My Trip to a Healthy Active 96: 22 Tips to Change Your Life" at the Book Soup. This book offers 22 tips as to how she maintains a healthy, active lifestyle at the age of 96. She shares both her daily physical fitness routines, and the internal thought processes that keep her focused and vibrant.

Find out more »

October BLU discusses and signs “#InMySpaceofHonesty & Other Hashtags”

August 7 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Book Soup presents October BLU to discuss and sign "#InMySpaceofHonesty & Other Hashtags." In this poetry collection, she writes frankly about her experiences as black woman; a woman made up of equal parts of teenage single mother, survivor of abuse, codependent and convicted felon, all while celebrating triumph over adversity. She promotes resilience, self-care and the beauty of the black community to her readers.

Find out more »

Chris Jaymes discusses and signs “Sons of Chaos”

August 8 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

If you enjoy graphic novels, check out Chris Jaymes and "Sons of Chaos" at Book Soup. This epic graphic novel of the Greek people fighting for their independence brings into focus a widely unknown portion of world history for modern readers.

Find out more »

Scott Hylbert discusses and signs “Task Lyst”

August 9 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Book Soup presents Scott Hylbert to discuss and sign "Task Lyst." Elliott is a struggling musician who is trying to piece together enough cash every month to keep his dream of performing alive while also paying his rent. That's when he discovered the new app TASK LYST. As a service provider, he sets his own hours, his funds are delivered covertly in bitcoin and the rates continue to grow...but so does his suspicion over the type of tasks that he…

Find out more »

Rob Zabrecky discusses and signs “Strange Cures”

August 10 @ 4:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Rob Zabrecky will discuss and sign "Strange Cures" at Book Soup. This book is a turbulent, against-all odds memoir of self-discovery, success, failure, and reinvention, told by one of LA's most interesting natives. With an unflinching gaze, musician/magician/actor Zabrecky recounts his bizarre coming-of-age tale and his quest to find a place in the arts--and the world.

Find out more »

Well-Read Black Girl Book Club reads “The Travelers”

August 11 @ 4:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Well-Read Black Girl is an online community and in-real-life book club based in Brooklyn, New York. Founder Glory Edim curates monthly book club meetings and literary events with emerging & established authors. Our aim is to amplify the voices of Black writers and celebrate their achievements in the literary world. At this meeting, the club will read "The Travelers" by Regina Porter.

Find out more »

J. L. Ruiz discusses and signs “Irreversible Damage”

August 12 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Come see J. L. Ruiz discuss and sign "Irreversible Damage: The Katie Suarez Social Justice Series" at Book Soup in West Hollywood. This book is an empowering story of a young woman's fight for justice through new activism and cultural representation.

Find out more »

Karmen Karma discusses and signs “Overcome”

August 13 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Join Karmen Karma at Book Soup for a discussion and signing of "Overcome: A Memoir of Abuse, Addiction, Sex Work, and Recovery." From an early age, Amber van de Bunt knew she wasn't like the other girls in town. From childhood struggles with depression and eating disorders, her years as a topless dancer in Florida, and an eventual abortion and suicide attempt, to her rebirth in Los Angeles as a porn star named Karmen Karma, overcoming her relationship with her…

Find out more »

Susannah Rodriguez Drissi discusses and signs “The Latin Poet’s Guide to the Cosmos”

August 14 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

If you enjoy poetry written in multiple languages, check out Susannah Rodriguez Drissi and "The Latin Poet’s Guide to the Cosmos" at Book Soup. This trilingual poetry book is written in Romance language, Spanish, and Italian. A delightfully choreographed and ultimately scintillating hoodwink, this extraordinary collection of poetry constitutes a cross-linguistic poetic event in which the correspondence between Romance languages is as close as to approach the condition of a new vernacular; and where the very issue of movement between…

Find out more »

Rachel Louise Snyder discusses and signs “No Visible Bruises”

August 16 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Rachel Louise Snyder discusses and signs "No Visible Bruises: What We Don't Know about Domestic Violence Can Kill Us" at Book Soup. We call it domestic violence. We call it private violence. Sometimes we call it intimate terrorism. But whatever we call it, we generally do not believe it has anything at all to do with us, despite the World Health Organization deeming it a "global epidemic." In America, domestic violence accounts for 15 percent of all violent crime, and…

Find out more »

Michael Gregg Michaud discusses and signs “Mae West: Broadcast Muse”

August 18 @ 3:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Michael Gregg Michaud will discuss "Mae West: Broadcast Muse" at Book Soup. Much is known and written about the film and stage careers of Mae West. But she also worked sporadically on national radio and television during her seventy-five-year career in show business. Mae West: Broadcast Muse is the first comprehensive look at her television and radio appearances with Rudy Vallee, Perry Como, and, most famously, with Edger Bergen and Charlie McCarthy on The Chase and Sanborn Hour in 1937.

Find out more »

Sasha Chapin discusses and signs “All the Wrong Moves”

August 20 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

If you enjoy memoirs, check out Sasha Chapin and "All the Wrong Moves: A Memoir about Chess, Love, and Ruining Everything" at Book Soup. This book traces Chapin's rollicking two-year journey around the globe in search of glory. Sasha Chapin is a victim of chess. Like countless amateurs before him--Albert Einstein, Humphrey Bogart, Marcel Duchamp--the game has consumed his life and his mind. First captivated by it as a member of his high school chess club, his passion was rekindled…

Find out more »

NEW DATE: Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington discuss and sign “Brandan Kearney’s Official On Cinema at the Cinema Reader: Volume One: 2010-2018”

August 22 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Join Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington at Book Soup for a discussion and signing of "Brandan Kearney’s Official On Cinema at the Cinema Reader: Volume One: 2010-2018." This book is a deluxe, hardbound, episode-by-episode guide to every aspect of the On Cinema Universe, from the flagship show to all the incarnations of the hit spin-off action series, Decker. Incisive commentary and analysis of the show made famous by its incisive commentary and analysis. Includes rare On Cinema, Decker, and Dekkar…

Find out more »

Adam Chandler discusses and signs “Drive-Thru Dreams”

August 24 @ 4:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Come out to Book Soup for an evening with Adam Chandler and "Drive-Thru Dreams: A Journey Through the Heart of America's Fast-Food Kingdom." This book explores the inseparable link between fast food and American life for the past century. The dark underbelly of the industry's largest players has long been scrutinized and gutted, characterized as impersonal, greedy, corporate, and worse. But, in unexpected ways, fast food is also deeply personal and emblematic of a larger than life image of America.

Find out more »

Olivia Gatwood presents and signs “Life of the Party: Poems”

August 25 @ 3:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

If you enjoy poetry, check out Olivia Gatwood and "Life of the Party: Poems" at Book Soup. This book is a dazzling debut collection of raw and explosive poems about growing up in a sexist, sensationalized world, from a thrilling new feminist voice.

Find out more »

Carol Schlanger discusses and signs “Hippie Woman Wild: A Memoir of Life & Love on an Oregon Commune”

August 27 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Come out to Book Soup for an evening with Carol Schlanger and "Hippie Woman Wild: A Memoir of Life & Love on an Oregon Commune." A not-so-nice Jewish girl, expelled from Yale Drama during the Vietnam protests, abandons her acting dream to follow the man she loves to an off-the-grid commune in Oregon.

Find out more »

Manny Hernandez discusses and signs “CANDIDS Miami”

August 28 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

If you enjoy photography, check out Manny Hernandez and "CANDIDS Miami" at Book Soup. This book is a collection of images photographer Manny Hernandez had taken throughout Miami and the Beaches of the 90's celebrity scene.

Find out more »

Steven Macramalla discusses and signs “Unleash the Dragon Within”

August 29 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Come out to Book Soup for an evening with Steven Macramalla and "Unleash the Dragon Within: Transform Your Life with the Kung-Fu Animals of Ch'ien-Lung." Discover your animal archetype to transform your martial arts practice and improve your physical, emotional, and sexual health.

Find out more »

Bobbie Brown discusses and signs “Cherry on Top”

August 30 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Come see Bobbie Brown discuss and sign "Cherry on Top: Flirty, Forty-Something, and Funny as F**k" at Book Soup. Life isn't easy when you're single, pushing fifty, and still haunted by the ghosts of your rock 'n' roll past--but if anyone can find the funny in it, Bobbie can. The second book by Sunset Strip video vixen "Bobbie Brown, Cherry On Top" documents Brown's transformation from 1990's sex symbol to comedy queen, revealing the dramatic ups and downs of her…

Find out more »

September 2019

Gary Lippmann discusses and signs “Set the Controls for the Heart of Sharon Tate”

September 4 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Gary Lippman will discuss and sign "Set the Controls for the Heart of Sharon Tate". This book is a comical, wistful and perverse book that tackles the nature of reality and the dehumanizing elements of fame and celebrity.

Find out more »

Kathalynn Turner Davis discusses and signs “Kiss Me, Swami”

September 5 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

If you enjoy inspirational memoirs, check out Kathalynn Turner Davis and "Kiss Me, Swami: The Spiritual Education of a Beauty Queen" at Book Soup. This book is a joyous but reflective tale that shows how getting in touch with introspection and self-knowledge can alter your life in positive ways you have only been able to dream about.

Find out more »

Jorjeana Marie discusses and signs “Improv for Writers”

September 6 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Book Soup presents Jorjeana Marie to discuss and sign "Improv for Writers: 10 Secrets to Help Novelists and Screenwriters Bypass Writer's Block and Generate Infinite Ideas." This book introduces the rules and techniques of improvisation as they apply to fiction writing. Improv instructor and writer Jorjeana Marie addresses each major element of storytelling by applying writer's-block-busting games and inner-critic-quieting exercises to get the creative ideas flowing.

Find out more »

Well-Read Black Girl Book Club Meeting

September 8 @ 4:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Well-Read Black Girl Book Club meets to read "Everything Inside: Stories."

Find out more »

Rex Ogle discusses and signs “Free Lunch”

September 9 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Come out and see Rex Ogle discuss and sign his debut, "Free Lunch." This book is a memoir, compulsively readable, beautifully crafted, and authentically told with the voice and point of view of a 6th-grade kid that captures the experience of chronic poverty in the United States.

Find out more »

Richard Lucas discusses and signs “The Dog Log”

September 10 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Richard Lucas will discuss and sign "The Dog Log: An Accidental Memoir of Yapping Yorkies, Quarreling Neighbors, and the Unlikely Friendships That Saved My Life" at Book Soup. This book looks into big-city loneliness, heartbreak, and, ultimately, old age, but then--one footstep at a time along the sidewalks of West Hollywood--it climbs into the light. By knocking on his neighbor's door, one man's life changes forever.

Find out more »

Rachel Ignotofsky discusses and signs “Women in Art”

September 11 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

If you enjoy creative, inspiring novels, check out Rachel Ignotofsky and "Women in Art: 50 Fearless Creatives Who Inspired the World" at Book Soup. This book celebrates the success of the bold female creators who inspired the world and paved the way for the next generation of artists. It is a fascinating collection that contains infographics about artistic movements throughout history, statistics about women's representation in museums, and notable works by women.

Find out more »

Kelli Harding discusses and signs “The Rabbit Effect” with Zay Harding

September 13 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Come see Kelli Harding in conversation with Zay Harding about "The Rabbit Effect: Live Longer, Happier, and Healthier." This book discovers an eye-opening and provocative new way to look at our health based on the latest groundbreaking discoveries in the science of compassion, kindness, and human connection.

Find out more »

Ian Brennan discuss and sign “Silenced by Sound” with Matt Chesse

September 14 @ 4:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Come see Ian Brennan in conversation with Matt Chesse about "Silenced by Sound: The Music Meritocracy Myth" at Book Soup. This book is defined by muscular, terse, and poetic verse, and a nonlinear format rife with how-to tips and anecdotes. The narrative is driven by the author's ongoing field-recording chronicles, his memoir-like reveries, and the striking photographs that accompany these projects.

Find out more »

Jeff Abraham and Burt Kearns discuss and sign “The Show Won’t Go On”

September 15 @ 3:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Join Jeff Abraham and Burt Kearns at Book Soup for a discussion and signing of "The Show Won't Go On: The Most Shocking, Bizarre, and Historic Deaths of Performers Onstage." This book covers almost every genre of entertainment and is full of unearthed anecdotes, exclusive interviews, colorful characters, and ironic twists. With dozens of heart-stopping stories, it's the perfect book to dip into on any page.

Find out more »

Atticus presents and signs “The Truth about Magic:

September 17 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Join Atticus at Book Soup for a discussion and signing of "The Truth about Magic: Poems." This book is about about finding ourselves, finding our purpose, and the simple joys of life with grace, wit, and longing.

Find out more »

Brian Allen Carr discusses and signs “Opioid, Indiana”

September 18 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Join Brian Allen Carr at Book Soup to discuss "Opioid, Indiana," an exploration of coming of age in "the Heartland" at a time of political instability, economic injustice, addiction, and violence.

Find out more »

Sarah M. Broom discusses and signs “The Yellow House”

September 19 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Book Soup presents Sarah M. Broom to discuss and sign "The Yellow House." This book is a brilliant memoir of place, class, race, the seeping rot of inequality, and the internalized shame that often follows. It is a transformative, deeply moving story from an unparalleled new voice of startling clarity, authority, and power.

Find out more »

Peter Seth discusses and signs “When I Got Out”

September 20 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

If you enjoy thriller novels, check out Peter Seth and "When I Got Out" at Book Soup. This book is a is a remarkable story about what happens when the world you left behind and the world you never knew collide.

Find out more »

Caleb Crain and Elaine Blaire discuss and sign “Overthrow”

September 21 @ 4:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Caleb Crain and Elaine Blair will discuss "Overthrow" at Book Soup. This book is a story about the aftermath of the search for a new moral idealism, in a world where new controls on us--through technology, surveillance, the law--seem to be changing the nature and shape of the boundaries that we imagine around our selves.

Find out more »

Nancy Boyarsky discusses and signs “The Ransom: A Nicole Graves Mystery”

September 22 @ 3:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Join Nancy Boyarsky at Book Soup for a discussion and signing of "The Ransom: A Nicole Graves Mystery." This book is an exciting mystery featuring a character, Nicole Graves, featured in a series of novels empowered by mystery and suspense. It explores danger, romance and the thrill of survival in a page-turning novel readers will not be able to put down.

Find out more »

Hybrid Bodies/Monstrous Texts reading and signing

September 23 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Our hybrid texts engage the physical body through troubling traditional boundaries of the narrative "I". We come bearing narrative shape-shifters, the fluid, multiple, and plural “I,” the blurred and boundary-defying and excessive “I.” We are autofiction, autotheory, outlier work, work that hovers in the margins. What you long for and what you fear.

Find out more »

Tom Sturges discusses and signs “Preston Sturges”

September 24 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Join Tom Sturges at Book Soup for a discussion and signing of "Preston Sturges: The Last Years of Hollywood's First Writer-Director." This book offers a new critical appreciation of Sturges' whole oeuvre, incorporating a detailed study of the last ten years of his life from new primary sources.

Find out more »

Ottessa Moshfegh discusses and signs “My Year of Rest and Relaxation” with Alex Israel

September 25 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Come see Ottessa Moshfegh in conversation with Alex Israel about "My Year of Rest and Relaxation" at Book Soup. Through the story of a year spent under the influence of a truly mad combination of drugs designed to heal our heroine from her alienation from this world, Moshfegh shows us how reasonable, even necessary, alienation can be.

Find out more »

A Panel and Reading on the series of In A Body As Queer As Nature

September 26 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Book Soup presents a panel that takes up the question of eco-poetics as a queer, indigenous, and femme practice. The panelists will discuss their relationships to land-body intimacies, and the overt and discreet ways these concerns manifest in their work. How does ecopoetic practice link us to the collective? We will discuss naming as both a personal and writerly problem and the related issue of sounding.

Find out more »

A Panel on the Importance of Queer History in YA Lit

September 27 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Moderated by young adult author Amy Spalding, join authors James Brandon and Abdi Nazemian for a roundtable discussion about why writing Queer History in Young Adult canon is not only an important aspect to the popular genre, but a necessity in documenting our history for young people today.

Find out more »

Michelle Penaloza discusses and signs “Former Possessions of the Spanish Empire”

September 28 @ 3:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Join Michelle Penaloza as she discusses and signs "Former Possessions of the Spanish Empire" at Book Soup. This book is a work simultaneously culturally specific and universal, with a scope ambitious and emotionally complex, it explores questions of grief and violence, and negotiates loss across landscapes and spans of time.

Find out more »

Teresa Sorkin and Tullan Holmqvist discuss and sign “The Woman in the Park”

September 30 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Come see Teresa Sorkin and Tullan Holmqvist discuss and sign "The Woman in the Park" at Book Soup. This book is a psychological thriller novel that follows the suspenseful journey of the female protagonist as she becomes a suspect.

Find out more »

October 2019

Brenda Perlin discusses and signs “Crime and PUNKishment”

October 1 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Join Brenda Perlin at Book Soup for a discussion and signing of "Crime and PUNKishment: Stories and Exclusive Interviews with Rodney Bingenheimer, Jack Grisham, Palmolive of the Slits, Linda Ramone and Captain Sensible." This book catalogs in words and pictures those days of hope and rebellion when punk first burst into the public consciousness - sometimes in surprisingly touching ways.

Find out more »

Rakim discusses and signs “Sweat the Technique”

October 4 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Come see Rakim discuss and sign "Sweat the Technique: Revelations on Creativity from the Lyrical Genius" at Book Soup. This book offers insight into how Rakim thinks about words, music, writing, and rhyming as it teaches writers of all levels how to hone their craft. It is also a rare glimpse into Rakim's private life, full of entertaining personal stories from his youth on Long Island growing up in a home and community filled with musicians to the clubs of…

Find out more »

Maxim Osipov discusses and signs “Rock Paper Scissors” with Boris Dralyuk

October 5 @ 4:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Come see Maxim Osipov in conversation with Boris Dralyuk about "Rock Paper Scissors: And Other Stories" at Book Soup. This book is a collection of twelve stories in this volume depict doctors, actors, screenwriters, teachers, entrepreneurs, local political bosses, and common criminals whose paths intersect in unpredictable yet entirely natural ways: in sickrooms, classrooms, administrative offices and on trains and in planes. Their encounters lead to disasters, major and minor epiphanies, and—on occasion—the promise of redemption.

Find out more »

Jeffrey Simon discusses and signs “The Alphabet Bomber”

October 6 @ 3:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Come out and see Jeffrey Simon discuss and sign "The Alphabet Bomber: A Lone Wolf Terrorist Ahead of His Time" at Book Soup. This book is about an extraordinary manhunt to find an elusive killer, a dogged prosecutor determined to bring him to justice, a pioneering female judge, and a devious mastermind whose heinous crimes foreshadowed the ominous threats we face today from lone wolf terrorists.

Find out more »

Ryan Holiday discusses and signs “Stillness is the Key”

October 7 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Book Soup presents Ryan Holiday for a discussion and signing of "Stillness is the Key." This book offers a simple but inspiring antidote to the stress of 24/7 news and social media. The stillness that we all seek is the path to meaning, contentment, and excellence in a world that needs more of it than ever.

Find out more »

Kim Renfro discusses and signs “The Unofficial Guide to Game of Thrones”

October 9 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Calling all Game of Thrones fans: Join Kim Renfro at Book Soup for a discussion and signing of "The Unofficial Guide to Game of Thrones." Spanning every episode across all eight seasons, INSIDER's entertainment correspondent Kim Renfro goes deep into how the show was made, why it became such a phenomenon and explores every detail you want to know. It's the perfect book to look back at all you may have missed or to jump-start you on a second viewing…

Find out more »

Kim Krizan discusses and signs “Spy in the House of Anaïs Nin”

October 10 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Come out to Book Soup for an evening with Kim Krizan and "Spy in the House of Anaïs Nin.'" This book takes a penetrating look at Nin’s incredible life and famous diary. It follows the strong female character where the author serves as the ultimate spy, conducting deep background on Anais Nin -- the notorious, rule-shattering diarist who was the self-proclaimed “spy in the house of love.”

Find out more »

Kathryn Bowers and Barbara Natterson-Horowitz discuss and sign “Wildhood”

October 11 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Kathryn Bower and Barbara Natterson-Horowitz will discuss and sign "Wildhood: The Epic Journey from Adolescence to Adulthood in Humans and Other Animals." This book is a profound and necessary guide to the perilous, thrilling, and universal journey to adulthood on planet earth.

Find out more »

Alan Paul and Andy Aledort discuss and sign “Texas Flood”

October 12 @ 4:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Come check out Alan Paul and Andy Aledort to discuss and sign "Texas Flood: The Inside Story of Stevie Ray Vaughan" at Book Soup. This book provides the unadulterated truth about Stevie Ray Vaughan from those who knew him best: his brother Jimmie, his Double Trouble bandmates Tommy Shannon, Chris Layton and Reese Wynans, and many other close friends, family members, girlfriends, fellow musicians, managers and crew members.

Find out more »

Well-Read Black Girl Book Club Meeting

October 13 @ 4:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Join the Well-Read Black Girl Book Club Meet-Up at Book Soup on 8818 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood at 4:00PM.

Find out more »

John Ibson discusses and signs “Men Without Maps”

October 14 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Come down to Book Soup for an evening with John Ibson and "Men Without Maps: Some Gay Males of the Generation Before Stonewall." For many men of various sexual inclinations, the Second World War offered an unprecedented release from the constraints of civilian life. However, when they returned home they had to face the harsh realities of a restrictive society. "Men Without Maps" continues the story of these men, whom John Ibson first gave voice to in "The Mourning After."…

Find out more »

Holly George Warren discusses and signs “Janis”

October 15 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Book Soup presents Holly George Warren to discuss and sign "Janis: Her Life and Music." This book is a complex, rewarding portrait of a remarkable artist finally getting her due. It follows the life of a female artist who was a perfectionist: passionate, erudite musician who was born with talent but also worked exceptionally hard to develop it.

Find out more »

Michael Deibert discusses and signs “When the Sky Fell”

October 18 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Michael Deibert will discuss and sign "When the Sky Fell: Hurricane Maria and the United States in Puerto Rico" at Book Soup. This book reveals the stories of everyday heroism, compassion, and unexpected joy that have defined the island before and after Hurricane Maria.

Find out more »

Amanda Seales discusses and signs “Small Doses”

October 19 @ 4:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Amanda Seales will discuss "Small Doses" at Book Soup. Comedian, writer, actress, and social media star Amanda Seales is a force of nature who has fearlessly and passionately charted her own course through life and career. Now, in her one-of-a-kind voice that blends academic intellectualism, Black American colloquialisms, and pop culture fanaticism, she's bringing her life's lessons and laughs to the page. This volume of essays, axioms, original illustrations, and photos provides Seales's trademark "self-help from the hip" style of…

Find out more »

Ashley Wurzbacher discusses and signs “Happy Like This” with Allie Rowbottom

October 20 @ 4:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Come see Ashely Wurzbacher in conversation with Allie Rowbottom about "Happy Like This" at Book Soup. This book is spans a wide range of distinct perspectives, voices, styles, and settings, the ten shimmering stories and offers deeply felt, often humorous meditations on the complexity of choice and the ambiguity of happiness.

Find out more »

Stephanie Jimenez and Angela Morales discuss and sign their work

October 22 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Book Soup presents Stephanie Jimenez and Angela Morales to discuss and sign their works, "They Could Have Named Her Anything" and "Girls in My Town," respectively. Every morning, seventeen-year-old Maria Anís Rosario takes the subway an hour from her boisterous and close-knit family in Queens to her private high school on the Upper East Side, where she struggles to fit in as one of the only Latina students--until Rocky welcomes her into this new life. But crackling under the surface…

Find out more »

Olympic Figure Skater Adam Rippon signs “Beautiful on the Outside”

October 23 @ 6:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Purchase Required

Come see Olympic Figure Skater Adam Rippon sign his memoir, "Beautiful on the Outside: A Memoir" at Book Soup. Former Olympic figure skater and self-professed America's Sweetheart Adam Rippon shares his underdog journey from beautiful mess to outrageous success in this hilarious, big-hearted memoir.

Find out more »

Paul McAlpine discusses and signs Iggy Pop – Bare & Real

October 24 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Book Soup presents Paul McAlpine to discuss and sign "Iggy Pop - Bare & Real." This book is a collection of photographs that Paul McAlpine took of Iggy Pop on various tours spanning the musician's career from 1977's The Idiot tour all the way to 2016's Post Pop Depression tour.

Find out more »

Stephen Tapert discusses and signs “Best Actress”

October 25 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Come out to Book Soup for an evening with Stephen Tapert and "Best Actress: The History of Oscar - Winning Women." This lavishly illustrated coffee table book offers a vital examination of the first 75 women to have won the Best Actress Oscar over the span of 90 years.

Find out more »

Jarett Kobe discusses and signs “Only Americans Burn in Hell”

October 26 @ 4:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

If you enjoy satire, check out Jarett Kobe and "Only Americans Burn in Hell" at Book Soup. Kobe will be in conversation with Ivy Pochoda. It's a comic novel about: (1) The Queen of Fairy Land and her misadventures in Los Angeles. (2) A Saudi prince practicing Neoliberal philanthropy by day and sexual torture by night. (3) #MeToo. (4) Christianity. (5) The structure of social complicity. (6) Millions of dead Muslims. (7) The enduring importance of kindness. This is it,…

Find out more »

Liz Phair discusses and signs “Horror Stories: A Memoir”

October 27 @ 4:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

If you enjoy celebrity memoirs, check out Liz Phair and "Horror Stories: A Memoir" at Book Soup. This book traces her life and career in a genre-bending memoir in stories about the pivotal moments that haunt her.

Find out more »

Sasha Sagan discusses and signs “For Small Creatures Such as We”

October 28 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Come out to Book Soup for an evening with Sasha Sagan and "For Small Creatures Such as We: Rituals for Finding Meaning in Our Unlikely World." Sagan will be in conversation with Nicole Richie. Sasha Sagan was raised by secular parents, the astronomer Carl Sagan and the writer and producer Ann Druyan. They taught her that the natural world and vast cosmos are full of profound beauty, that science reveals truths more wondrous than any myth or fable. When Sagan…

Find out more »

Adina Hoffman discusses and signs “Ben Hecht: Fighting Words, Moving Pictures”

October 30 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

If you enjoy film history, check out Adina Hoffman and "Ben Hecht: Fighting Words, Moving Pictures" at Book Soup. He was, according to Pauline Kael, "the greatest American screenwriter." Hecht's fame has dimmed with the decades, but Adina Hoffman's vivid portrait brings this charismatic and contradictory figure back to life on the page.

Find out more »

November 2019

Contributors read from McSweeney’s “Keep Scrolling Till You Feel Something”

November 1 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Join Jennifer Locke, John McNamee, Matt Ingebretson, Sarah Walker, Kevin Seccia, and Cirocco Dunlap along with emcee Sam Riley at Book Soup for a reading and signing of "Keep Scrolling Till You Feel Something: 21 Years of Humor from McSweeney's Internet Tendency." This book is a coming-of-age celebration of the pioneering website, featuring brand-new pieces and classics by some of today's best humor writers.

Find out more »

Glen E. Friedman signs “Together Forever”

November 2 @ 6:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Glen E. Friedman signs his latest collection of photography, "Together Forever: The Run-DMC and Beastie Boys Photographs" at Book Soup. This book is not only a visual time capsule of hip-hop on the cusp of becoming mainstream, but a record of the strong bond of friendship between these two groups and how they significantly influenced each other, all while having a massive impact on music history and the industry.

Find out more »

Amanda Yates Garcia discusses and signs “Initiated: Memoir of a Witch”

November 4 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Come out to Book Soup for an evening with Amanda Yates Garcia and "Initiated: Memoir of a Witch." This book describes Amanda's journey to return to her body, harness her power, and create the magical world she longed for through witchcraft. Hailed by crows, seduced by magicians, and haunted by ancestors broken beneath the wheels of patriarchy, Amanda's quest for self-discovery and empowerment is a deep exploration of a modern witch's trials - healing ancient wounds, chafing against cultural expectations,…

Find out more »

Tori Eldridge discusses and signs “The Ninja Daughter”

November 5 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Come out to Book Soup for an evening with Tori Eldridge and "The Ninja Daughter." This book is an action-packed thriller about a Chinese-Norwegian modern-day ninja with Joy Luck Club family issues who fights the Los Angeles Ukrainian mob, sex traffickers, and her own family to save two desperate women and an innocent child.

Find out more »

Boyd Varty discusses and signs “The Lion Tracker’s Guide to Life”

November 6 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Join Boyd Varty at Book Soup for a discussion and signing of "The Lion Tracker’s Guide to Life." This book reveals how the wisdom from the ancient art of tracking can teach you how to recognize these essential ingredients in a meaningful life.

Find out more »

Shannon Pufahl discusses and signs “On Swift Horses” with Justin Torres

November 7 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Come see Shannon Pufahl in conversation with Justin Torres about "On Swift Horses." This book is a debut of astonishing power: a story of love and luck, of two people trying to find their place in a country that is coming apart even as it promises them everything.

Find out more »

Kathleen Kaufman discusses and signs “Diabhal”

November 8 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Book Soup presents Kathleen Kaufman to discuss and sign "Diabhal." This book is the sympathetic story of the devil in Los Angeles. The exploration of the true nature of evil and how intention colors what our definition of wickedness truly is.

Find out more »

Cameron Douglas discusses and sings “Long Way Home”

November 9 @ 4:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

If you enjoy inspirational novels about redemption in memoirs, check out Cameron Douglas and "Long Way Home" at Book Soup. This book is Douglas’s unsparing account of how he pursued what he calls his “demented death wish,” chasing addictions to heroin and liquid cocaine, shaking off rehabs and forcible interventions, and nearly getting himself killed numerous times before turning to drug dealing to support his habit.

Find out more »

Well-Read Black Girl Book Club Meeting

November 10 @ 4:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Purchase Required

The Well-Read Black Girl Book Club will be discussing Jasmine Guillory's Christmas romance "Royal Holiday."

Find out more »

Andreina Perez discusses and signs “Tito: Peace of Heaven”

November 11 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Join Andreina Perez at Book Soup for a discussion and signing of "Tito: Peace of Heaven." This is the story of an ordinary girl with no extraordinary abilities. On the contrary, she was quiet and lonely, her outfits were colorful to its maximum that the only thing that would stand out was the misery within the reflection in her eyes; only visible to those brave enough to see through her beyond what the eyes could reach. This ordinary girl without…

Find out more »

Stephen Chbosky discusses and signs “Imaginary Friend”

November 12 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Stephen Chbosky will discuss "Imaginary Friend" at Book Soup. This book is an epic work of literary horror, years in the making, whose grand scale and rich emotion redefine the genre.

Find out more »

Liska Jacobs in conversation with Janelle Brown, discusses and signs “The Worst Kind of Want”

November 13 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Come see Liska Jacobs, in conversation with Janelle Brown, discuss and sign "The Worst Kind of Want." This book is a dark exploration of the inherent dangers of being a woman.

Find out more »

Peter Asher discusses and signs “The Beatles from A to Zed: An Alphabetical Mystery Tour”

November 15 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

If you enjoy the Beatles and you want to know more, check out Peter Asher's "The Beatles from A to Zed" at Book Soup. This book shares his memories and insights about the Fab Four, weaving his reflections into a whimsical alphabetical journey that focuses not only on songs whose titles start with each letter, but also on recurrent themes in the Beatles' music, the instruments they played, the innovations they pioneered, the artists who influenced them, the key people…

Find out more »

Margaret Wilkerson Sexton discusses an signs “The Revisioners”

November 16 @ 3:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Come see Margaret Wilkerson Sexton in conversation with Glory Edim about "The Revisioners." This book explores the depths of women's relationships--powerful women and marginalized women, healers and survivors. It is a novel about the bonds between a mother and a child, the dangers that upend those bonds. At its core, "The Revisioners" ponders generational legacies, the endurance of hope, and the undying promise of freedom.

Find out more »

Allison Moorer discusses and signs “Blood: A Memoir” with her sister, Shelby Lynne

November 18 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Check out Allison Moorer, in conversation with her sister Shelby Lynne, as she discusses and signs "Blood: A Memoir." This book delves into the meaning of inheritance and destiny, shame and trauma -- and how it is possible to carve out a safe place in the world despite it all.

Find out more »

Adrienne Rubin discusses and signs “Diamonds & Scoundrels: My Life in the Jewelry Business”

November 19 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Book Soup presents Adrienne Rubin to discuss and sign "Diamonds & Scoundrels: My Life in the Jewelry Business." When Adrienne Rubin enters into the jewelry business in 1970s Los Angeles, she is a maverick in a world dominated by men. She soon meets a young hotshot salesman who doesn't seem to struggle at all, and when he asks her to be his partner, she is excited to join him. She doesn't know him well, but she does know his father,…

Find out more »

Henry Barajas presents and signs “La Voz De M.A.Y.O Rambo Vol. 1”

November 21 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Come out to Book Soup for an evening with Henry Barajas and "La Voz De M.A.Y.O Rambo Vol. 1." This book is based on the oral history of Ramon Jaurigue, an orphan and WWII veteran who co-founded the Mexican, American, Yaqui, and Others (M.A.Y.O.) organization, which successfully lobbied the Tucson City Council to improve living and working conditions for members of the Pascua Yaqui tribe. Thanks to this period of activism, the Yaquis were federally recognized as one of the…

Find out more »

Marcellas Reynolds discusses and signs “Supreme Models”

November 22 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Book Soup presents Marcellas Reynolds to discuss and sign "Supreme Models: Iconic Black Women Who Revolutionized Fashion." The first-ever book celebrating black models, filled with revealing essays, interviews, and stunning photographs.

Find out more »

Andy Espinoza Long discusses and signs “Tales From the Strip”

November 25 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Come see Andy Espinoza Long discuss "Tales From the Strip" at Book Soup. My name's Andy and I'm a male stripper. Throughout the years, I guesstimate to have performed over six hundred shows. That includes male revues, bachelorette parties, stripograms, private one on ones, office visits, just about any event that your mind can dream up. Some of these tales are insane; some are even unbelievable at times. While writing this memoir, more than once, I'd sit back and take…

Find out more »

Reza Farazmand presents and signs “Poorlier Drawn Lines”

November 26 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

If you enjoy webcomics, check out Reza Farazmand and "Poorlier Drawn Lines" at Book Soup. This book is the hilarious third installment of Reza Farazmand's New York Times bestselling Poorly Drawn Lines series. It follows up his 2017 hit Comics for a Strange World, and takes place in the same bizarre, now utterly beloved universe with familiar characters Reza's devoted fans love.

Find out more »

December 2019

Randall Slavin discusses and signs “We All Want Something Beautiful”

December 1 @ 4:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Randall Slavin documented his journey in photography, which took him through Hollywood, New York, and beyond. His new book, "We All Want Something Beautiful," include portraits and candids of celebrities and offers a peed behind the curtain of fame. Come to Book Soup to hear Randall talk about his journey.

Find out more »

Aris Janigian discusses and signs “Waiting for Sophia at Shutters on the Beach”

December 2 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

A professor responds to accusations of unwanted sexual conduct in this new novel from Aris Janigian that is sure to raise a few eyebrows and questions in the #MeToo era. Listen to Aris read from and discuss his novel at Book Soup.

Find out more »

Andrew Grant Jackson discusses and signs “1973: Rock at the Crossroads”

December 3 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

A new book from Andrew Grant Jackson examines rock music in 1973, its intersections with geopolitics and culture, and its legacy. This author event would be worth attending for the playlist alone.

Find out more »

Alyse Wax presents and signs “The World of IT” with director Andy Muschietti and producer Barbara Muschietti

December 4 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Fans of Stephen King's horror novel "IT" and its recent filmic adaptation will want to attend this event and hear stories from behind the scenes with the writer, director, and producer.

Find out more »

Duncan Jones presents and signs “Making Moon: A British Sci-Fi Cult Classic”

December 5 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

A great month for film buffs continues with this visit to Book Soup by Duncan Jones, the director of "Moon." Duncan will talk about a new book documenting the making of the sci-fi film that some consider a cult classic only ten years after its release.

Find out more »

Zandra Rhodes discusses and signs “Zandra Rhodes: 50 Fabulous Years in Fashion”

December 6 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Fans of fashion design will want to visit Book Soup to hear from Zandra Rhodes, a designer with a long history and fascinating career.

Find out more »

Louie Kemp discusses and signs “Dylan & Me: 50 Years Of Adventures”

December 9 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Fans of Bob Dylan will appreciate this visit to Book Soup by Louie Kemp to discuss his memoir about fifty years of friendship.

Find out more »

Samantha Paige discusses and signs “Last Cut”

December 10 @ 7:00 pm
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Samantha Paige visits Book Soup to talk about her memoir, "Last Cut." Diagnosed with cancer at age 21, she has lived through much on her journey to health and recovery and she has some tips for anyone facing a difficult moment in their life.

Find out more »
+ Export Events

This website's content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. You are free to share and adapt with attribution.