Vegas Seven

Reading

  • Diane Cameron

    A reading and book signing for Never Leave Your Dead: A True Story of War Trauma, Murder and Madness.

  • Art

    Shakespeare’s First Folio Visits UNLV

    By Shannon Miller

    "First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare" tours through Southern Nevada this month, and currently is at UNLV’s Lied Library.

  • Kevin T. McEneaney on Hunter S. Thompson

    In Kevin T. McEneaney’s biography, Hunter S. Thompson: Fear, Loathing, and the Birth of Gonzo, he not only gives the details of the author’s life, but places Thompson within a larger social and historical context, as well as examining the origins of “gonzo.”

  • Books

    I’m With the Groupie

    By Lissa Townsend Rodgers

    Pamela Des Barres brings her Writers’ Workshop to Vegas.

  • Mark Beauregard

    The author of The Whale: A Love Story will read and sign his book, a novelized version of the relationship between Herman Melville and  Nathaniel Hawthorne and how it influenced the writing of Moby Dick.

  • Bourbon Book Club

    This month, the Bourbon Book Club will be reading Gold Fame Citrus by Claire Vaye Watkins. In this debut novel, Watkins imagines Southern California as transformed into a blighted, post-drought wasteland. The discussion will be complemented by a bourbon selected and provided by The Whiskey Attic. And, yes, you’re supposed to have read the book […]

  • A. Brad Schwartz

    The author of Broadcast Hysteria: Orson Welles’ War of the Worlds and the Art of Fake News discusses his latest book, which re-examines Welles’ legendary 1938 radio broadcast and the reaction to it.

  • Books

    Busting Up the Binaries

    By Gregory Crosby

    Dave Hickey’s '25 Women' is a nuanced and highly readable collection of art essays

  • Books

    Mary Roach Makes Science Engaging and Fun—Again—in Grunt

    By M. Scott Krause

    Roach’s books are hilariously smart, endlessly informative and utterly entertaining.

  • Books

    Tales From a Golden Punk State

    By Lissa Townsend Rodgers

    Los Angeles punk luminaries share stories of playing packed gigs, cruising around in vintage cars and throwing the wildest of parties—but also stories of breakups, car wrecks and overdoses.

  • Reading

    A Neon Reading Rainbow

    By Soni Brown

    Fill your summer reading list with books about your hometown.

  • Reading

    Join Fargo‘s Noah Hawley Before the Fall

    By M. Scott Krause

    Hawley has created enough well-drawn characters, action and overall tension to keep readers hooked from the opening paragraphs.

  • 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.

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