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Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States
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June 2018

Discussion and Book Signing: Porochista Khakpour, “Sick”

June 21 @ 7:30 pm
Last Bookstore, 453 S Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States
Free

The Last Bookstore is pleased to present Porochista Khakpour and her new memoir SICK. Porochista will be in-conversation with Sini Anderson. Join us to learn more about the creation of this beautiful memoir, the literary craft and Porochista’s lifelong struggle with lyme disease. In the tradition of Brain on Fire and Darkness Visible, SICK (Harper Perennial) is an honest, beautifully rendered memoir of chronic illness, misdiagnosis, addiction, and the myth of full recovery that details author Porochista Khakpour’s struggles with…

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Book Club: Victorian Literary Parlour with Mr. Walter Nelson

June 26 @ 7:00 pm
Last Bookstore, 453 S Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States
Free

In June, we venture into a nearly forgotten world of female crime-fighters and detectives: The Penguin Book of Victorian Women in Crime: Forgotten Cops and Private Eyes from the Time of Sherlock Holmes edited by Michael Sims, because yes – of course there were female rivals to Holmes and of course they have been given short shrift. NO LONGER! Genre: Historical Fiction

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CANCELED – Discussion and Book Signing: Susan Hoffman, “It Won’t Happen Again”

June 27 @ 6:00 pm
Last Bookstore, 453 S Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States
Free

This event has been canceled. The Last Bookstore is pleased to present Susan Hoffman, author of It Won’t Happen Again, a story about how home becomes a dangerous place when a monster moves in. Join us to learn more about the domestic violence experienced by mother and daughter as told through the eyes of the stepdaughter. Genre: Speculative Fiction

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Discussion and Book Signing: Annie Lane and Courtney Davison, “Ask Me Anything”

June 28 @ 7:30 pm
Last Bookstore, 453 S Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States
Free

Annie Lane’s Amazon best-selling debut anthology, Ask Me Anything, includes her favorite “Dear Annie” columns on matters of love, family, etiquette and friendship. No matter the size of your problem, Annie puts her whole heart into finding a solution with the objectivity of a stranger and care of a friend. She will shake you by the shoulders and give you the advice you need to hear, whether you want to or not. Annie and her writing partner, Courtney Davison, invite…

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July 2018

Panel Discussion: Paul Tremblay, “The Cabin at the End of the World” with Mallory O’Meara & Brea Grant of Reading Glasses Podcast

July 1 @ 6:00 pm
Last Bookstore, 453 S Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States
Free

The Last Bookstore is thrilled to host acclaimed author Paul Tremblay in conversation with Brea Grant and Mallory O’Meara of Reading Glasses podcast. Seven-year-old Wen and her parents, Eric and Andrew, are vacationing at a remote cottage on a quiet New Hampshire lake. Their nearest neighbors are more than two miles away in either direction along a dirt road. Early one afternoon, Wen is outside catching grasshoppers when she is approached by an odd, but seemingly friendly man named Leonard.…

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Reading: Marley Korzen, “Heartlines”

July 5 @ 7:30 pm
Last Bookstore, 453 S Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States
Free

The Last Bookstore is pleased to present author and creative writing leader Marley Korzen and her new book of poetry. Join us for an evening of lyrical wisdom as she reads passages from her book that dismantles the mis-represented feminine and shares a vibrant tribute to the infinite creative power of women. In a lyrical voice that reminds one of every woman’s wild spirit Heartlines is a journey of soul searching. It is a guide of burning, healing, and rebirth.…

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Book Club: Ficción en Español

July 9 @ 7:30 pm
Last Bookstore, 453 S Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States
$31

This book club reads fiction in Spanish, generally selecting newer titles. Here’s your chance to read great contemporary writers in their native language. Whether you read in Spanish all the time or you’re looking to get your español in peak form, this club is for you. The price for this discussion group includes a new copy of the book, a dedicated moderator, snacks & bevs, and meets right here in The Last Bookstore the second Monday of every month. Discussion…

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Discussion and Book Signing: Catana Chetwynd, “Little Moments of Love”

July 13 @ 7:30 pm
Last Bookstore, 453 S Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States
Free

What began as stray doodles on scraps of paper became an internet sensation when Catana Chetwynd’s boyfriend shared her drawings online. Now, Catana Comics touches millions of readers with its sweet, relatable humor. Little Moments of Love collects just that – the little moments that are the best parts of being with the person you love. Genre: Graphic Novels

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Performance: PC Muñoz, “Inside Pocket of a Houndstooth Blazer”

July 15 @ 6:00 pm
Last Bookstore, 453 S Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States
Free

The Last Bookstore is pleased to present San Francisco recording artist PC Muñoz celebrating the release of his new album Physical Science and its companion chapbook Inside Pocket of a Houndstooth Blazer. Join us for an evening of music and literature featuring PC and a special musical guest. Genre: Poetry

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Discussion and Book Signing: Joe R. Lansdale and Kasey Lansdale, “Terror is Our Business: Dana Roberts’ Casebook of Horrors”

July 16 @ 7:00 pm
Last Bookstore, 453 S Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States
Free

The Last Bookstore is pleased to present Joe R. Lansdale and his daughter Kasey Lansdale on their first-ever collaborative short story collection, Terror is Our Business: Dana Roberts’ Casebook of Horrors . Join us to learn more about working together as a father-daughter duo, the world of Dana Roberts and her sidekick Jana, and more. Award-winning author and “Champion Mojo Storyteller” Joe R. Lansdale (Hap & Leonard, Bubba Ho Tep, Paradise Sky) and his daughter, author / editor / actor…

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Discussion and Book Signing: Raymond A. Villareal, “A People’s History of the Vampire Uprising”

July 17 @ 7:30 pm
Last Bookstore, 453 S Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States
Free

An epidemic of vampirism has swept across the United States, and now these changed people, fresh from their blood diet, are called “Gloamings” and have become a part of this changed society. As the Gloamings start taking over prominent positions, they lobby to change laws and fight discrimination against vampires. Genre: Speculative Fiction

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