Events this week at Libros Schmibros

We hope your Labor Day weekend was blessedly free of Labor, and that you’re ready to tackle another week. Here’s what’s on deck this week at Libros Schmibros!


From 7 – 8:30PM, Libros Schmibros in Boyle Heights will host “Will the real Ruben Martinez Please Stand Up?”, a conversation between namesakes featuring author/scholar/broadcaster Ruben Martinez (The Other Side / El otro lado) and the Boyle Heights-bred, Santa Ana-based MacArthur award-winning bookseller Rueben Martinez.


Guest worker and film-maker Michael Tolkin pulls a shift from 3 – 6PM at Libros Schmibros – Westwood.


Guest worker poet / author Jervey Tevalon will be at Libros Schmibros – Boyle Heights from 3 – 5PM.

From 5:30 – 7PM, Libros Schmibros at the Hammer will host a conversation with essayist D.J. Waldie (Holy Land: A Suburban Memoir), poet Marisela Norte (Peeping Tom Tom Girl), and journalist/screenwriter Richard Rayner (Los Angeles Without a Map; A Bright and Guilty Place) about the advantages and disadvantages of getting around LA without wheels, entitled Car Schmar.