Listings for Readings (139)

LitFolks LA Reading Event: Seven Writers on Glorious Things & Loss of Faith in Writing, Reading Proceeds Talk

September 29, 2016, 7:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Chevalier's Books, 126 N. Larchmont Avenue, Los Angeles, California

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LitFolks LA hosts a remarkable constellation of writers reading from their latest work and talking about the most glorious thing they’ve found about being a writer and a moment when they almost lost faith in it. Aya de Leon, Bryan Allen Fierro, Minal Hajratwala, Dana Johnson, Karen Palmer, Jeremy Rosenberg and Margaret Wappler. Signing to follow.

Chevalier’s Books is now co-owned by longtime Big Sunday supporter and former board member Bert Deixler. 

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The Great Novelist Tessa Hadley Reading and Signing The Past

September 28, 2016, 7:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Chevalier's Books, 126 N. Larchmont Avenue, Los Angeles, California

Website | Email | 323-465-1334

We are honored to host the unsurpassable Tessa Hadley, who is a frequent contributor to The New Yorker and author of the New York Times Notable Books The London Train and Married Love. Hadley will grace our threshold with a reading from her sixth highly-praised novel, The Past, in which she conjures three sisters and one brother coming to reckon with the past and with one another in a tumbling down ancestral home, entwined by conflicting strands of puritanism, class condescension and erotic impulse.  Reading, q & a, signing to follow.

Chevalier’s Books is now co-owned by longtime Big Sunday supporter and former board member Bert Deixler. 

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Master Storyteller Michelle Latiolais Reads from her Highly Praised New Collection She

September 22, 2016, 7:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Chevalier's Books, 126 N. Larchmont Avenue, Los Angeles, California

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Michelle Latiolais, L.A.’s  answer to Alice Munro, is celebrated for her bracing compassion devoid of sentimentality, and for writing powerfully precise prose. In She, her new collection of short-stories, a runaway girl’s journey in Los Angeles becomes the prism through which she refracts a multi-faceted panorama of the lives experienced in this very particular place and time. Come partake of Latolais’ rare insight into our city’s life: reading, talk, q & a, signing to follow.

Chevalier’s Books is now co-owned by longtime Big Sunday supporter and former board member Bert Deixler. 

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Jackie Parker, Poet & Bestselling Author, Discusses Her New Novel Our Lady of Infidelity , with Author Paul Kolsby

September 20, 2016, 7:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Chevalier's Books, 126 N. Larchmont Avenue, Los Angeles, California

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Jackie Parker, award-winning poet, and bestselling author of the YA novel Love Letters to My Fans brings us a new (adult) novel about the reverberations of a series of miraculous sightings in the small town of Infidelity, California. Whether you are part of the 80% of Americans who believe in miracles – or the cold-eyed 20% who do not! –  you may recognize yourself in this finely told tale of a troubled child and the rippling outward response to what he sees in a car-wash window. Come join the Our Lady of Infidelity  in conversation with  playwright and author Paul Kolsby. Signing to follow.

Chevalier’s Books is now co-owned by longtime Big Sunday supporter and former board member Bert Deixler. 

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Up and Coming Writer-Producer Dynamo Lindsey Rosin Debuts Her YA Novel Cherry

September 19, 2016, 7:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Chevalier's Books, 126 N. Larchmont Avenue, Los Angeles, California

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Lindsey Rosin, bursting with directing and producing credits on stage and screen, gives us her fresh and saucy YA debut novel, with a tongue-in-cheek premise: what happens when a gaggle of girls go on a determined quest to lose their (respective) virginity(s)? YA lovers will not want to miss this insouciant debut novelist, director of musicals and up and coming TV writer, and hear what she has to say about Cherry and more! Reading, q&a, signing.

Chevalier’s Books is now co-owned by longtime Big Sunday supporter and former board member Bert Deixler. 

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New Jersey Me Launch: Poet-writer Rich Ferguson (founder of All Lit Up ) Debuts His Novel to Raves

September 15, 2016, 7:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Chevalier's Books, 126 N. Larchmont Avenue, Los Angeles, California

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Rich Ferguson’s story eclipses the hero’s journey and gives us instead a real boy’s passage into actual, fumbling adulthood, all set to a red hot soundtrack that includes The Clash, Black Sabbath, Nazareth, REM, and of course, The Boss himself. Come soak up a glorious earful with another Joisey boy-turned-visionary and enjoy his hardscrabble coming-of-age fictional ballad, on Thursday, September 15th, star-studded readings from the novel, featuring Rob Roberge, CLS Ferguson, Patrick O’Neil, Brad Listi, Antonia Crane & Seth Fischer, with a signing to follow. Note: Jersey-themed snacks and bevs shall be on offer.

Chevalier’s Books is now co-owned by longtime Big Sunday supporter and former board member Bert Deixler. 

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Bennett Smith Scares Us with a Dose of his Debut Thriller God Pharm , Reading & Signing

September 14, 2016, 7:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Chevalier's Books, 126 N. Larchmont Avenue, Los Angeles, California

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Screenwriter Bennett Smith and his co-writer, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Garrett Roper offer a debut novel with a frightening and, creepily, an increasingly possible premise: what if a gene-modifying drug could alter a human being’s belief system? If you like science and global intrigue and crazy-mad hackers rolled into one philosophically challenging techno-thriller, come meet Bennett Smith and get a taste of God Pharm. Reading with signing to follow.

Chevalier’s Books is now co-owned by longtime Big Sunday supporter and former board member Bert Deixler. 

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Go Geek, Young Adult! YA Panel Discussion with Charlotte Huang, Julie Buxbaum and Adriana Mather, Moderated by “Nerd Girl” Blogger Sara E. Santana

September 13, 2016, 7:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Chevalier's Books, 126 N. Larchmont Avenue, Los Angeles, California

Website | Email | 323-465-1334

Fans of YA are in for a triple treat with this celebration of author Charlotte Huang’s newly released Going Geek. Charlotte will be in conversation with two other compelling contributors to the genre,  NY Times Bestselling author Julie Buxbaum (Tell Me Three Things), and debut novelist Adriana Mather (How to Hang a Witch). Come by for a fun and intriguing discussion with these fantastic YA novelists. Moderated by the up and coming writer — and on-fire YA blogger — Sara Elizabeth Santana

Chevalier’s Books is now co-owned by longtime Big Sunday supporter and former board member Bert Deixler. 

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From Poldark to Polenta! BBC Star Robin Ellis, Author of Mediterranean Cooking for Diabetics in Conversation with L.A. Times T.V. Critic Robert Lloyd

September 11, 2016, 6:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Chevalier's Books, 126 N. Larchmont Avenue, Los Angeles, California

Website | Email | 323-465-1334

Do you adore Poldark the 1st and now, Poldark the 2nd? How about delicious Mediterranean meals? Might you love someone with diabetes (including yourself)? If yes to ANY of these,  you can savor ALL of these amorous ingredients slow-cooked into ONE mouth-watering event. Actor, cook, author Robin Ellis  – Poldark the 1st, with an upcoming antagonist role in BBC’s Poldark redux! – in conversation with L.A. Times TV critic Robert Lloyd, and sharing dishes of all sorts, including from his new  Mediterranean Cooking for Diabetics: Delicious Dishes to Control or Avoid Diabetes. Conversation, q&a, signing to follow.

Chevalier’s Books is now co-owned by longtime Big Sunday supporter and former board member Bert Deixler. 

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“All Lit Up”

September 8, 2016, 7:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Chevalier's Books, 126 N. Larchmont Avenue, Los Angeles, California

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“All Lit Up” is a collaborative effort lovingly orchestrated under the aegis of our owners, Bert Deixler and Darryl Holter, in tandem with host-authors Rich Ferguson and Stephanie Barbé Hammer, and Chevalier’s Liz Newstat. Every month we offer delectable morsels from literary artists and musicians, served between convivial mixing, and garnished with a light selection of open mic surprises. Shimmer the evening away with the gleaming words of  Joe Donnelly and Zoë Ruiz ,  the lustrous poetry of  Tony Barnstone,  and the sparkling tunes of Heather Donavon & Steve McCormick.

Chevalier’s Books is now co-owned by longtime Big Sunday supporter and former member Bert Deixler. 

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