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Media Events 10.25.07

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THURSDAY 10.25.07
WHAT: Book signing, diva-sighting
WHO: Celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe, hawking her book, Style a to Zoe: The Art of Fashion, Beauty, & Everything Glamour
WHEN: 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Barnes and Noble at the Grove
WHY: Because Rose Apodaca actually wrote the thing. And she knows what she’s talking about.

SATURDAY 10.27.07
WHAT: Book signing, The Year of Living Biblically
WHO: Author A.J. Jacobs
WHEN: 4 p.m.
WHERE: Vroman’s
WHY: After reading as many versions of the Bible as he could, Jacobs amassed a list of 700 rules he would try to obey for a year. During this time, he visited communities in which the Bible was taken literally, meeting with the Amish, the Orthodox Jews in Jerusalem, and the Answers in Genesis Christians. He also herded sheep in the Israeli Desert and became so obsessed that he questioned a Jehovah’s Witness in his apartment for 4 hours until the Witness had finally had enough and left.

MONDAY 10.29.07
WHAT: Book signing, Ana’s Story
WHO: First daughter Jenna Bush
WHEN: 7 p.m.
WHERE: Pasadena Public Library
WHY: First, it’s Jenna Bush doing a book reading. Second, the book is about a girl infected with HIV at birth. Third, there’ll be a reception featuring Jager shots immediately following.

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