Reading of The Midnight Bird by Pergentino José Ruíz

On August 13, Libros Schmibros was proud to support indigenous literature in Los Angeles by hosting a trilingual reading of the short story “Midnight Bird” by its Mexican author, Pergentino José Ruíz, and its English translator and Libros Schmibros employee, Chris Ortega. Continue reading

Reading by Moonlight with David Kipen – January 2015

Just in time for the Full Wolf Moon, it’s time for another installment of Reading by Moonlight, David Kipen’s roundup of bibliocentric events.

This month, David highlights a slew of upcoming LA-related book releases from a biography of author and screenwriter Dalton Trumbo to the new book from LA Times’ Homicide Report blogger, Jill Leovy.


Dalton Trumbo and wife Cleo at his 1947 HUAC hearing

Read the full article here  |  Listen here:  Reading by Moonlight – Take Two – January 2015
(Reading by Moonlight starts around 31:00)

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