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Spend an evening of nearly impossible-to-describe strangeness, whimsy, and hilarity with the one and only, Jenny Slate. As she reads you pieces from LIFEFORM – her brand new book of essays – join Jenny on a journey through all of the relatable phases of life from heartbreak to true love to pregnancy, parenthood, not to mention all of the tiny, odd details that make up a life. The actor, comedian, co-creator of Marcel the Shell, and New York Times bestselling author will host an evening complete with a live reading, a moderated conversation, and an audience Q&A. Tickets to this event will also include a signed copy of LIFEFORM.

Featured Author and Moderator:

Jenny Slate

Jenny Slate is an actor and stand-up comedian, and the author of the essay collection Little Weirds (an instant New York Times best seller), as well as the New York Times best selling children's book Marcel The Shell with Shoes On. Her feature film Marcel The Shell With Shoes On (which she co-wrote and starred in) was nominated for many awards, including a Critic's Choice, Golden Globe, and Academy Award. Jenny Slate lives in Massachusetts with her husband, daughter and dog. She is a graduate of Columbia University.

George Saunders

George Saunders is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of ten books, including Lincoln in the Bardo, which won the Man Booker Prize; Congratulations, by the way; Tenth of December, a finalist for the National Book Award; The Braindead Megaphone; and the critically acclaimed short story collections CivilWarLand in Bad Decline, Pastoralia, and In Persuasion Nation. He teaches in the creative writing program at Syracuse University..


This program will take place at Palace Theatre, 630 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90014.

Parking for all Broadway Theatre Group theatres is available at Pershing Square Garage, 532 S Olive St, Los Angeles, CA 90013. Parking rates are available here.

All tickets are non-refundable. Thank you for supporting the Los Angeles Public Library.