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Book calendar events for the week of May 1, 2011

Words & Ideas

Compiled by Grace Krilanovich.


Mike Sacks: The author of "Your Wildest Dreams, Within Reason" will present and sign his new book. Diesel Bookstore, 225 26th St., L.A. 3 p.m. Free. (310) 576-9960.


Francine Prose and Mark Richard: The authors will discuss and sign their new books, "My New American Life," and "House of Prayer No. 2: A Writer's Journey Home," respectively. MGM Screening Room, 10250 Constellation Blvd., Century City. 7:30 p.m. $20. http://www.writersblocpresents.com.

Sister Souljah: The author of "The Coldest...