Events at the Strand

Events at the Strand


It could be hilarious, it could be heartwarming, or it could be truly moving. In any case, it will be a night to remember. Join us in the Rare Book Room for an evening of engaging conversation featuring some of today's cultural icons and yesterday's classics surrounded by beautiful books (and book lovers!).

In order to attend most events, we ask that you buy the book or purchase a gift card (that never expires).If you’re unable to make it, you can purchase a pre-signed copy of the book at hand.

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Calendar List


Scott Schuman: The Sartorialist. India

Monday December 2: 7:00PM 8:00PM

The man behind the popular street style blog The Sartorialist releases his new collection of photos.

Elana Horwich: Meal and a Spiel (w/ Andrew Shapiro)

Tuesday December 3: 7:00PM 8:00PM

Learn to be an intuitive cook with 110 healthy Italian recipes from Los Angeles’ most entertaining and irreverent cooking teacher, Elana Horwich.

Adam Platt: The Book of Eating: Adventures in Professional Gluttony (w/ Amor Towles)

Thursday December 5: 7:00PM 8:00PM

A wildly hilarious and irreverent memoir of a globe-trotting life lived meal-to-meal by one of our most influential and respected food critics.

The New Republic - Salon at the Strand (with Carmen Maria Machado)

Friday December 6: 7:00PM 8:00PM

The National Book Award finalist sits down for a discussion of her searing memoir.

CANCELED - Yin-Yang, Stress, & the Western Mind

Monday December 9: 7:00PM 8:00PM

Taoist practitioner, Darryl Aiken-Afam, explores with us some ways to loosen up our western conditioned minds to accept a more fluid, dynamic and hopeful approach to navigating the waters of ?stress? in our lives

Judy Ann Nock: The Modern Witchcraft Guide to Magickal Herbs (w/ Debby Schwartz)

Tuesday December 10: 7:00PM 8:00PM

Musician and author releases her newest book on witchcraft!

Mikki Kendall + NK Jemisin: Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists

Wednesday December 11: 7:00PM 8:00PM

A bold and gripping graphic history of the fight for women’s rights.

SOLD OUT: Erin Morgenstern: The Starless Sea (w/ Chuck Wendig)

Thursday December 12: 7:00PM 8:00PM

A love story set in a secret place of pirates, painters, lovers, liars, and ships that sail upon a starless sea.