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Skylight Books

1818 N Vermont Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
+13236601175 http://www.skylightbooks.com/

October 2019

POC United launch their anthology, “Graffiti”

October 19 @ 5:00 pm
Skylight Books, 1818 N Vermont Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
Free

Skylight Books presents the editors of "Graffiti" to discuss and sign their anthology. The editors of "Graffiti" gave the contributors a special challenge: to write in a way that centers neither "whiteness" nor "anti-whiteness”, that is not limited by their struggle, their oppression, or how their characters will be received by the white imagination.

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Molly Lambert, Geoff Dyer, and Tosh Berman discuss “I Used to Be Charming: The Rest of Eve Babitz”

October 23 @ 7:30 pm
Skylight Books, 1818 N Vermont Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
Free

Come see Molly Lambert, Geoff Dyer, and Tosh Bermanin conversation about "I Used to Be Charming: The Rest of Eve Babitz" at Skylight Books. This book brings together the previously uncollected writings of Eve Babitz. These pieces range from sharp personal essays on body image and the male gaze to playful meditations on everything from ballroom dancing to kissing to perfume.

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Mimi Lok discusses and signs “Last of Her Name”

October 25 @ 7:30 pm
Skylight Books, 1818 N Vermont Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
Free

If you enjoy story collections, check out Mimi Lok and "Last of Her Name" at Skylight Books. This book is an eye-opening story collection about the intimate, interconnected lives of diasporic women and the histories they are born into.

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

October 26 @ 6:00 pm
Skylight Books, 1818 N Vermont Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
Free

Join Amanda Yates Garcia at Skylight Books for a discussion and signing of "Initiated: Memoir of a Witch." She will be in conversation with Pam Grossman. Declaring oneself a witch and practicing magic has everything to do with claiming authority and power for oneself, of taking back our planet in the name of Love. Initiated is both memoir and manifesto calling the magical people of the world to take up their wands: stand up, be brave, describe the world they…

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L.I. Henley, Mariano Zaro, Cathy Colman, and Katherine Silver read from their new books

October 27 @ 5:00 pm
Skylight Books, 1818 N Vermont Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
Free

Join What Books to celebrate the publication of four new books: Whole Night Through by L.I. Henley, Decoding Sparrows by Mariano Zaro, Time Crunch by Cathy Colman, and Echo Under Story by Katherine Silver.

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Monique Truong discusses and signs “The Sweetest Fruits”

October 30 @ 7:30 pm
Skylight Books, 1818 N Vermont Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
Free

Skylight Books presents Monique Truong to discuss and sign "The Sweetest Fruits." Truong will be joined in conversation by Diep Tran. This book introduces readers to a trio of tenacious, brave, and inspiring women who have largely been left out of the historical record—until now. In her beautifully crafted and captivating work, Truong retells the remarkable life story of 19th century writer, wanderer, and epicurean Lafcadio Hearn through the eyes of those who cared for him and made his work…

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Roshanak Kheshti discusses and signs “Wendy Carlos’s Switched On Bach”

October 31 @ 6:30 pm
Skylight Books, 1818 N Vermont Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
Free

Come see Roshanak Kheshti discuss and sign "Wendy Carlos's Switched On Bach" at the Skylight Books. Kheshti will be in conversation with Karen Tongson. So much, popular and scholarly, has been written about the synthesizer, Bob Moog and his brand-name instrument, and even Wendy Carlos, the musician who made this instrument famous. No one, however, has examined the importance of spy technology, the Cold War and Carlos's gender to this critically important innovation.

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