The Stay Home and Read a Book Ball is this Sunday, March 1! Angelenos all over the city will escape into the pages of a good book to support the Los Angeles Public Library. Either poolside or fireside, day or night, with loved ones or in solitary bliss, everyone is invited to join the festivities. To help you get inspired for a lovely respite of reading at home, see what other participants–and their pets–have queued up.
Catherine Gordon’s parrot Coconut, plans to read Flaubert’s Parrot.
Margaret L. Bach plans to read Anthony Doerr’s All the Light You Cannot See.
Eric Roberts plans to read Colm Toibin’s Brooklyn.
Marjorie L. Jennings plans to read Sonia Sotomayor’s My Beloved World.
John E. Peer plans to read Ben Lerner’s 10:04.
Coralie R. Goldsmith plans to read Marilynne Robinson’s Lila.
Anthony Cobbs plans to read Karen Russell’s Vampires in the Lemon Grove.
Valerie Tracy Zografos plans to read Blair Worden’s The English Civil Wars.
If you haven’t already made a reservation for the ball, learn more about how you can stay home, read a book, and give back to the educational and cultural programs of the Los Angeles Public Library.