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Photos from Mediabistro Book Club in Los Angeles

mediabistro.com Cocktail Party in L.A.Writers from around the West Coast gathered in Santa Monica last night for our first Mediabistro Book club in California. Writers, aspiring authors and readers mingled beside the pool at the Viceroy Santa Monica Hotel.

Follow this link to see photos from the event–all photos were taken by Bea Lamar. In the photo embedded above, author and typographer Denis Wood posed with his new book, Everything Sings. Below, we’ve posted a picture of Victoria Patterson posing with her book, This Vacant Paradise.

Both of these writer will also appear at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books this weekend. This GalleyCat editor will report on the event all weekend long.

mediabistro.com Cocktail Party in L.A.

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