Master storyteller James Ellroy will read from his new novel, “Perfidia,” set in 1941 LA.
Ellroy’s other novels include: “The Black Dahlia,” “The Big Nowhere,” “L.A. Confidential,” “White Jazz,” “American Tabloid,” “The Cold Six Thousand” and “Blood’s a Rover.”
Several of his books have been made into movies. This influential writer was born in Los Angeles in 1948.
Publishers Weekly calls the new book: “A sprawling, uncompromising epic of crime and depravity.” We’re in.
The reading is at 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
The Autry Center is hosting Celebrate Steinbeck! The Road Trip as Inspiration, in honor of the 75th anniversary of “The Grapes of Wrath.”
Artists will recount The Grapes of Wrath Journey, a 2013 retracing of the route taken by the Joad family. The event starts at 6 p.m.