If you plan to live your life according to a book, be careful what you read. The unnamed protagonist of Treasure Island!!! is one of the most self-centered and inconsiderate characters that I have ever read and I loved her for it. Hilarious from start to finish. Definitely one of my favorite reads this year. These are the Core Values: 1. Boldness, 2. Resolution, 3. Independence, 4. HORN-BLOWING
Join us as we celebrate the premiere of Los Angeles' new quarterly literary magazine, Slake! Founded by former LA Weekly editors Joe
Donnelly and Laurie Ochoa, Slake proves that print isn't dead by offering a beautiful, collectible volume of art, writing, and photography. Some of LA's finest authors and artists are included in the first issue, and five of them will be here to help us launch it: Jervey Tervalon, Michelle Huneven, Jerry Stahl, Jonathan Gold, and Erica Zora Wrightson will all be speaking about their contributions.