Josephine Angelini will be at Teen Book Fest on Saturday, October 12 on the Classically Inspired panel in Teen’Scape at 11am and on What We Talk About When We Talk About Love in Teen’Scape at 3pm. She will be signing copies of Starcrossed at 12pm and 4pm in Meeting Room B.
“[Women] aren’t supposed to know how much dinner-for-two comes to or how generous your escort tips. So don’t look very interested when the waiter brings the check. It’s his privilege to scan the figures on the bill before paying it. During this little episode you could perhaps be gazing out the window or looking for an imaginary something in your handbag.”
Mind Your Manners by Betty Allen
“Hold all doors for her, just as if she hadn’t a muscle in her body.”
Tom Leveen will be at Teen Book Fest on Saturday, October 12 on the Other Worlds panel in Teen'Scape at 2pm. He will be signing copies of Sick at 3pm in Meeting Room B.
Thomas Pynchon's latest, Bleeding Edge debuts in the number one spot on the Los Angeles Times Hardcover Fiction list this week. Bleeding Edge is a Pynchon version of a detective novel set in New York in the days before and after September 11, 2001. Nelson DeMille also hits the best seller list with, The Quest.
Marlene Perez will be at Teen Book Fest on Saturday, Oct. 12 on the Other Worlds panel in Teen'Scape at 2pm, and on the Make 'Em Laugh panel in Meeting Room A at 3pm. Marlene will be signing copies of Dead Is Just a Dream at 4:00pm in Meeting Room B.
Sherri L. Smith will be at Teen Book Fest on Saturday, Oct. 12 moderating the Historical Fiction panel at 11am in Meeting Room A, and on the Other Worlds panel at 2pm in Teen’Scape. Sherri will be signing copies of Orleans at 3:30pm in Meeting Room B.
Gretchen McNeil will be at Teen Book Fest on Saturday, Oct. 12 on the Other Worlds panel in Teen'Scape at 2pm, and moderating the Classically Inspired panel in Teen'Scape at 11am. Gretchen will be signing copies of 3:59 from 3-3:30 in Meeting Room B.
On October 3, 1993, Central Library opened its doors to the people of Los Angeles for the first time in over seven years. Originally designed by Bertram G. Goodhue, the building had been a Los Angeles icon since its dedication in 1926, with striking architecture and artwork both inside and out. More importantly, it had always served as a vital cultural institution with a renowned research collection navigated by expert staff.
Billy Crystal's memoir, Still Foolin' Em hits the #1 spot on the Los Angeles Times Hardcover Nonfiction list this week. Other new nonfiction titles to make the list this week are Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune by Bill Dedman and A.