Lovers of books, live music and art—save the date. The 12th Annual West Hollywood Book Fair is set for Sunday, Sept. 29, 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the West Hollywood Park and West Hollywood Library.
The West Hollywood Book Fair is one of the largest in Southern California and is also the most diverse—featuring 13 stages, hundreds of acclaimed authors, artists and exhibitors. Highlights include live musical performances, culinary demonstrations, children’s theater and a long list of workshops for all ages.
This year brings new literary collections by Los Angeles-based celebrity author T.C. Boyle, famously known for his extensive assortment of short stories replete with satire and tall tales about timeless themes—from air rage to abortion doctors and mortality, among other topics. Academy Award-winning director William Friedkin (The Exorcist, The French Connection) will discuss his memoir, The Freidkin Connection. Other names include renowned producer Lynda Obst (Sleepless in Seattle, The Fisher King), novelist Marisa Silver (Mary Coin, The God of War) and McSweeney’s Poet Victoria Chang to name only a few in a long list.