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A selection of books that go on sale this week, most on Tuesday, August 7th. Check with staff if you have questions. You can also purchase many of the below in eBook format. Just click the title to see if an eBook is available for that title. (Most ebooks are not available for pre-sale.) Happy Reading! Signed titles may arrive later in the month. Contact the staff to reserve a copy.
Start: 7:00 pm
While the setting of Megan Abbott’s Dare Me may surprise some readers who know her for her pulp-inspired works like Die a Little, the tough female protagonists and high-stake drama remain familiar. In her interview in Publishers Weekly, Megan discusses how the ideas of Richard III, “who is in my way and how can I get what I want?” inspired her tale of contemporary cutthroat cheerleaders. LA folks can catch Megan at her Noir at the Bar event on August 5.
Start: 7:30 pm
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Harvard University Hoop Prize winner and bestselling author Dustin Thomason began his career studying anthropology at Harvard University. He received his MD and his MBA from Columbia University, and began writing after graduation. His first novel, The Rule of Four, co-written with Ian Caldwell, was a New York Times bestseller, and remained on the list for more than six months. In 12.21, Thomas puts his medical background to use in crafting a story around the doomsday mindset of the public.