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Last Bookstore

453 S Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States
+12134880599 http://lastbookstorela.com/

September 2019

The Thing in the Labyrinth Horror Book Club

September 22 @ 9:30 pm
Last Bookstore, 453 S Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States
Purchase Required

This horror book club meets after hours in the center of our labyrinth, warmed only by the flickering flames of a haunted chandelier we found in Uncle Vincent’s attic. Led by Kathryn E. McGee. At this meeting, the horror book club will be reading "Meddling Kids" by Edgar Cantero.

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Tayo Rockson discusses and signs “How To Connect Effectively Across Cultures”

September 23 @ 7:30 pm
Last Bookstore, 453 S Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States
Free

Tayo Rockson will discuss and sign "How To Connect Effectively Across Cultures" at The Last Bookstore. This book is an innovative and timely guide that illustrates how to leverage differences to move beyond unconscious biases, manage a culturally-diverse workplace, create an environment for more tolerant schooling environments, more trusted media, communicate across borders, find and retain diverse talent, and bridge the gap between working locally and expanding globally.

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Spiritual Classics with Nick Shindo Street

September 23 @ 7:30 pm
Last Bookstore, 453 S Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States
Purchase Required

At some point, everyone has to wrestle with personal belief and one’s orientation to the universe. Whether addressing origins or destiny, what lies inside or what’s “out there” – it’s a good bet that those who’ve come before have something to offer. In this club, we dive into the best wisdom we can find, across faith traditions, guided by author & journalist Nick Shindo Street. At this meeting, the Spiritual Classics club will read "Waiting for God" by Simone Wells.

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Saul Austerlitz discusses and signs “Generation Friends”

September 24 @ 7:30 pm
Last Bookstore, 453 S Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States
Free

Come out to The Last Bookstore for an evening with Saul Austerlitz and "Generation Friends." This book guides readers through Hollywood politics, notes from the network, and a complicated casting process; the author documents the creation of the legendary television show, Friends.

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True Crime Tuesdays with James T. Bartlett

September 24 @ 7:30 pm
Last Bookstore, 453 S Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States
Purchase Required

As the great Tori Telfer says, being into True Crime is like having a taste for cilantro. Some folks don’t get it, but some do: you know who you are. Led by James T. Bartlett, a journalist and author of the Gourmet Ghosts guides to murder, suicide, and other mysteries from L.A.’s bars, hotels and restaurants. At this meeting, the True Crime Tuesdays book club will read "Tangled Vines" by Frances Dinkelspiel.

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Gothic Book Club with John Palisano

September 24 @ 9:30 pm
Last Bookstore, 453 S Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States
Purchase Required

Ye olde Gothic worms its way into many genres and art forms, from horror to architecture to shoes. The books – old and new – have a lasting allure. Everlasting. Led by John Palisano. At this meeting, the Gothic book club will read "The Changeling" by Victor Lavalle.

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Jacqueline Suskin discusses and signs “Help in the Dark Season”

September 26 @ 7:30 pm
Last Bookstore, 453 S Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States
Free

The Last Bookstore presents Jacqueline Suskin to discuss and sign "Help in the Dark Season." This book explores the pathway of human love as it begins in the dark, moves into parental hands, transfers into experiments of the heart, grows, breaks, and ultimately transforms us more than any other experience we withstand.

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E.R. Ramzipoor discusses and signs “Stories of Resistance” with Deb Spera

September 30 @ 7:30 pm
Last Bookstore, 453 S Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States
Free

The Last Bookstore presents E.R. Ramizpoor in conversation with Deb Spera about her two novels of resistance, both "Call Your Daughter Home" and "The Ventriloquists." In Deb Spera’s novel "Call Your Daughter Home," three women must unite to resist injustice in 1920s South Carolina: a mother of four, a first-generation freed slave, and a matriarch with an unspeakable family secret. In E.R. Ramzipoor’s novel "The Ventriloquists," a ragtag group of resistance fighters risk everything to pull an elaborate prank on…

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