Vegas Seven


  • Kate DiCamillo

    The two-time Newbery medalist  and author of novels including Because of Winn-Dixie and The Tale of Despereaux will do a reading a book signing to celebrate her new novel, Raymie Nightingale,

  • Barrick Lecture Series: Doris Kearns Goodwin

    The historian, bestselling author and Pulitzer prize winner speaks about “Leadership Lessons from the White House.” Her books include Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys and, most recently, The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism.

  • Books

    These Adult Coloring Books Are a Bit Off-Color

    By Emmily Bristol

    You don’t have to be into mandalas, or even sober, to enjoy adult coloring books. You just need crayons, courage, and these seven black-and-white wonders.

  • An Evening with Sophia Loren

    The iconic beauty, Academy Award-winning actress and Hollywood legend talks about living a life most of us couldn’t even dream up. Our interview.

  • Books

    The Replacements Get a Clear, Mostly Sober Telling

    By Lissa Townsend Rodgers

    The Replacements were a band that almost made it big in the ’80s, but never quite got to stadium size thanks to a mixture of bad breaks, bad timing and plenty of self-sabotage.

  • XCUT/PASTE/(C)OPY: an Evening of Zines

    An evening of reading, presentations, conversations and general sharing hosted by the Las Vegas Zine Library.

  • J. Aaron Sanders Reading and Book Signing

    The author will read from and sign Speakers of the Dead: A Walt Whitman Mystery is a mystery novel in which the reporter-cum-poet navigates the seedy underbelly of New York City’s body-snatching industry in an attempt to prove his friend innocent of a murder charge.

  • Wizard World Convention

    Indulge in three days of nerdom, with stars from the screen, page and web including Dr. Who’’sMatt Smith and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ s Elizabeth Hentsridge.

  • Breaking Silence: Women Write on Crime, Conspiracy and Cruelty

    Three writers will explore the female perspective on crime and corruption. Maggie Nelson is  author of five non-fiction books, including the recent bestselling The Argonauts. Eliza Griswold is a poet and journalist who writes for The New Yorker. Sally Denton is the author of eight books of narrative history, including The Profiteers: Bechtel and the […]

  • Sally Denton: The Profiteers

    The author will read from and sign her latest book, The Profiteers: Bechtel and the Men Who Built the World, which tells the tale of the family who’s industrial dynasty began with the building of the Hoover Dam.

  • Dave Hickey in Conversation

    The esteemed art critic and culture contemplator Dave Hickey returns to Las Vegas. It’s an evening of conversation, focusing on Hickey’s current three books: 25 Women, Dust Bunnies, and Wasted Words. Books will be available for purchase at the event.

  • Michael Wolfe at The Writer’s Block

    The poet, author and filmmaker talks Greek epitaphs and American Muslims.

  • A Public Fit Theatre Company: The Realistic Joneses

    A Public Fit Theatre Company presents a staged reading of The Realistic Joneses by Will Eno. It’s the tale of a pair of suburban couples who have the same last name in common–and maybe something more… Cocktails at 6:30, performance at 7:30.

  • Books

    (Turk) Winter Is Coming in My Father, The Pornographer

    By M. Scott Krause

    "My Father, the Pornographer" is both a master class on memoir writing and several appointments worth of family therapy.

  • Science Fiction Book Club

    Get all weird with fellow nerds in a discussion of Cixin Lu’s The Three Body Problem.