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Chevalier’s Books

126 N Larchmont Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90004 United States
+13234651334 https://chevaliersbooks.com/

October 2018

Discussion and Book Signing: Louisa Hall, “Trinity”

October 22 @ 7:00 pm
Chevalier’s Books, 126 N Larchmont Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90004 United States
Free

J. Robert Oppenheimer was a brilliant scientist, a champion of liberal causes, and a complex and often contradictory character. He loyally protected his Communist friends, only to later betray them under questioning. He repeatedly lied about love affairs. And he defended the use of the atomic bomb he helped create, before ultimately lobbying against nuclear proliferation. Through narratives that cross time and space, a set of characters bears witness to the life of Oppenheimer, from a secret service agent who…

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Discussion and Book Signing: “Wrecked” by Joe Ide

October 23 @ 7:00 pm
Chevalier’s Books, 126 N Larchmont Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90004 United States
Free

Isaiah Quintabe--IQ for short--has never been more successful, or felt more alone. A series of high-profile wins in his hometown of East Long Beach have made him so notorious that he can hardly go to the corner store without being recognized. Dodson, once his sidekick, is now his full-fledged partner, hell-bent on giving IQ's PI business some real legitimacy: a Facebook page, and IQ's promise to stop accepting Christmas sweaters and carpet cleanings in exchange for PI services. So when…

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Discussion and Book Signing: CJ Chivers, “The Fighters”

October 24 @ 7:00 pm
Chevalier’s Books, 126 N Larchmont Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90004 United States
Free

More than 2.7 million Americans have served in Afghanistan or Iraq since September 11, 2001. C.J. Chivers reported from both wars from their beginnings. The Fighters vividly conveys the physical and emotional experience of war as lived by six combatants: a fighter pilot, a corpsman, a scout helicopter pilot, a grunt, an infantry officer, and a Special Forces sergeant. Genre: Nonfiction

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Discussion and Book Signing: Sean Wilentz, “No Property in Man”

October 25 @ 7:00 pm
Chevalier’s Books, 126 N Larchmont Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90004 United States
Free

Americans revere the Constitution even as they argue fiercely over its original toleration of slavery. Some historians have charged that slaveholders actually enshrined human bondage at the nation’s founding. The acclaimed political historian Sean Wilentz shares the dismay but sees the Constitution and slavery differently. Although the proslavery side won important concessions, he asserts, antislavery impulses also influenced the framers’ work. Far from covering up a crime against humanity, the Constitution restricted slavery’s legitimacy under the new national government. In…

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Reading and Signing: “Paperback L.A. Book 2”

October 29 @ 7:00 pm
Chevalier’s Books, 126 N Larchmont Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90004 United States
Free

Join the contributors of Paperback L.A. Book 2 for a reading of their works! Genre: Short Story Collections

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