Greg Iles

with David Hudgins

April 27, 2015 8:00 pm
William Turner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Greg Iles’ upcoming The Bone Tree is the second in his southern gothic trilogy featuring former prosecutor Penn Cage.  Natchez Burning, the first volume debuted at #2 on The New York Times bestseller list.  His first novel, Spandau Phoenix, was the first of thirteen New York Times bestsellers, and his trilogy continues the story of Penn Cage, protagonist of The Quiet Game, Turning Angel, and The Devil’s Punchbowl. Iles’s novels have been made0

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Eric Bogosian

with Alex Dinelaris 

April 29, 2015 8:00 pm
Alex Theatre, Glendale, CA

2015 marks 100 years since the Armenian Genocide.  Eric Bogosian — actor, playwright, and novelist of Armenian descent — crafts a masterful account of the conspiracy of assassins that hunted down and killed the perpetrators of the massacre. 

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Bruce Eric Kaplan

with B.J. Novak

April 30, 2015 8:00 pm
William Turner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Also known as BEK, Bruce Eric Kaplan’s single-panel cartoons frequently appear in The New Yorker. Kaplan is also a screenwriter and producer, and has worked on Seinfeld and HBO’s Six Feet Under and Girls. In his memoir, I Was a Child, he examines his childhood in suburban New Jersey, detailing the small moments we all similarly carry into adulthood.

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Maria Bello

with Camryn Manheim

May 5, 2015 8:00 pm

Actress and activist Maria Bello made waves with her essay, Coming Out as a Modern Family, in the New York Times popular “Modern Love” column, in which she recalled telling her son that she had fallen in love with her best friend, a woman—and her relief at his easy and immediate acceptance with the phrase “Whatever Mom, love is love.”

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