Past Events

February 16

Daniel Pink with Susan Cain

Daniel Pink talks to Susan Cain about his new book, “The Power of Regret,” about the transforming power of our most misunderstood yet potentially most valuable emotion: regret. Pink is the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of “When” and “Drive.”

February 15

Sarah J. Maas with Katherine Webber

We welcome Sarah J. Maas back to Live Talks Los Angeles! She continues the sexy, action-packed Crescent City series with House of Sky and Breath, picking up Bryce and Hunt’s adventure where it left off!

February 9

Dean Koontz with Tess Gerritsen

New York Times bestselling master of suspense Dean Koontz talks to Tess Gerritsen about the writing life and his new novel, “Quicksilver.” He takes a surprising and exhilarating road trip with a man in pursuit of his strange past―mile by frightening mile…

December 15

An Evening with

Norman Lear

“All in the Family” creator Norman Lear takes fans behind the scenes of the groundbreaking sitcom on the occasion of its 50th anniversary. 75 minute in-studio conversation plus clips from the show.

November 18

Andy Cohen with Amber Tamblyn

Andy Cohen, the New York Times bestselling author and host of Watch What Happens Live, talks to Amber Tamblyn about his new book — an inspiring collection of daily quotes from the larger-than-life women that defined his life, offering inspiration, affirmation, and (just enough) intoxication to make any day shine bright.


November 14

Emily Ratajkowski with Elaine Welteroth

Emily Ratajkowski is a model, actress, activist, entrepreneur, and writer. Her collection of essays,”My Body,” is a profoundly personal exploration of feminism, sexuality, and power, of men’s treatment of women and women’s rationalizations for accepting that treatment.

November 9

Kal Penn with Jon Favreau

Kal Penn recounts why he rejected the advice of his aunties and guidance counselors and, instead of becoming a doctor or “something practical,” embarked on a surprising journey that has included acting, writing, working as a farmhand, teaching Ivy League University courses, and smoking fake weed with a fake President of the United States, before serving the country and advising a real one.

November 8

Tana French with Jamie Lee Curtis

Her first novel to feature an American protagonist, THE SEARCHER is a Western-inspired mystery rich with Tana French’s powerhouse characterizations and atmospherics. It’s why The New York Times proclaimed, “she is in a class by herself.” Tana Frenchis the author of seven previous books, including In the Woods, The Likeness, and The Witch Elm. Her novels have sold over three million copies and won numerous awards, including the Edgar, Anthony, Macavity and Barry Awards, the Los Angeles Times Award for Best Mystery/Thriller, and the Irish Book Award for Crime Fiction.

November 3

Jamie Oliver with Kate Hudson

Jamie Oliver is a global phenomenon in food and campaigning. He has published more than twenty best-selling cookbooks. His portfolio of successful restaurants now spans 21 countries around the world. Jamie’s aim – whether you’re following the full meal or choosing just one of the 130 individual recipes – is to minimize your time in the kitchen so you can maximize the time you spend with your guests. Jamie’s Together also helps to take the stress out of cooking by arming you with tips, tricks, and hacks to stay organized and get ahead of the game.

November 2

Steve Roberts, Nina Totenberg and Martha Raddatz with Judy Woodruff

Join us for a virtual Live Talks Los Angeles event: Tuesday, November 2, 2021 6:00pm PST/ 9pm EST      Steve Roberts, Nina Totenberg and Martha Raddatz with Judy Woodruff   discussing his book, “Cokie: A Life Well Lived“ . This event premieres on November 2, 2021 at 6pm PDT/9pm EDT PURCHASE TICKETS/RSVP TICKETS — $38…

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