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    April 14, 2022

    How The Handmaid’s Tale Changed the Conversation About Women

    Bruce Miller

    Since Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale was adapted for television by creator Bruce Miller, the conversation about women in society…

    March 17, 2022

    Secret Identity: A Novel

    Alex Segura

    The bestselling and award-winning writer Alex Segura, the author of five Pete Fernandez Miami Mystery novels and the acclaimed Archie…

    March 22, 2022

    Evoke LA

    Tyree Boyd-Pates, Suyapa Portillo Villeda, and Natalia Molina

    Join MacArthur Fellow and USC Annenberg Professor Josh Kun with the series historians—the Autry’s associate curator Tyree Boyd-Pates, Pitzer professor…

    March 8, 2022

    Read Dangerously:
    The Subversive Power of Literature in Troubled Times

    Azar Nafisi

    The New York Times bestselling author of Reading Lolita in Tehran returns with a guide for our times, arming readers…

    November 16, 2021

    The Sentence

    Louise Erdrich

    In her stunning and timely new novel, Louise Erdrich creates a wickedly funny ghost story, a tale of passion, of…

    December 2, 2021

    ALOUD Cooks

    Curated by Leslie Jonath

    Food connects us to our past, to our family, our communities and to each other. As we reflect on the…

    January 19, 2022

    Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival & Hope in an American City

    Andrea Elliott

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Andrea Elliott shares an unforgettable story of a girl whose indomitable spirit is tested by homelessness, poverty,…

    January 1, 1970

    An Evening with Joan Didion

    Joan Didion

    A literary icon for Los Angeles and a cultural visionary for the rest of America, the acclaimed author of The…

    November 9, 2021

    The Matter of Black Lives:
    Writing from The New Yorker

    Jelani Cobb

    Historian and writer Jelani Cobb present a collection of The New Yorker‘s groundbreaking writing on race in America, from stories…

    September 29, 2021

    Lost & Found at the Movies:
    Into Great Silents

    John Nein

    For as long as there’s been a movie industry, there have been filmmakers compelled to work outside of it. In…