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Reza Aslan kicks off Writer's Room series with B.J. Novak
Reza Aslan kicks off Writer's Room series with B.J. Novak

“If you’re going to have a literary series in L.A. with an L.A. feel, it’s got to be lively, it’s got to be fun, it’s got to be a party,” Reza Aslan said Wednesday at the launch of Writer's Room, his new series at the West Hollywood nightclub DBA. Aslan, the author of “Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth,” might seem an unlikely party host, but he kicked off the event with a drink in one hand and a book in the other. Aslan and his guest, author and actor B.J. Novak, took the stage at the packed nightclub to discuss books, the writing process and other literary topics. “Why are you here, in a nightclub, talking about books?” Aslan said to the crowd. “Because it’s cool. That’...

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