I’ll be reading from my new book, Haunted: On Ghosts, Witches, Vampires, Zombies, and Other Monsters of the Natural and Supernatural Worlds, at the following:
Chevalier Books, October 26, 2016, 7:00 pm
USC Doheny Library, November 2, 2016, 6:00 pm
Skylight Books, November 10, 2016, 7:30 pm
I’ll be talking about and reading from “Trying to be Cool” at Skylight Books at 5:00 on November 24.
Leo Braudy will be a speaker on the panel “Telling Hollywood Tales” on
Saturday, April 20, 2013, 2:30 PM at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.
ALOUD AT THE CENTRAL LIBRARY PRESENTS
LEO BRAUDY: THE HOLLYWOOD SIGN
Thursday, July 21, 2011
Kevin Roderick leads a conversation with Leo Braudy about the history of the Hollywood sign. Follow the link above to listen to the .mp3 podcast on the LAPL website.
SOMETHING MORE THAN NIGHT: Raymond Chandler, 50 Years Later
March 25, 2009, 7:30pm
USC University Club
Join leading LA noir experts for a lively discussion of Raymond Chandler’s novels, films, and the future he foretold. Fifty years after his death, how have his perceptions and his portrayal of the City of Angels endured? Moderator: Judith Freeman, author of The Long Embrace: Raymond Chandler and the Woman He Loved. Speakers: Leo Braudy, USC Leo S. Bing Chair in English and American Literature and University Professor; Denise Hamilton, author of the Eve Diamond mystery series; and Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times film critic.
View video of the talk at the link above.
ALOUD AT CENTRAL LIBRARY
Tuesday, May 6, 2008, 7 pm
A conversation with screenwriter Millard Kaufman, whose debut novel, Bowl of Cherries,was published last year by McSweeney’s. The .mp3 podcast is available at the link above.
LOS ANGELES TIMES FESTIVAL OF BOOKS
Saturday, April 29, 2008, 10:30 am
Moderator, A History of Violence, featuring David A. Bell, Mark Kurlansky, Scott Martelle, and Andrew Nagorski. Flash video provided by C-SPAN’s BookTV at the link above.
REAL TO REEL: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON WORLD WAR II
Friday, April 11, 2008, 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Moderator, Hollywood Goes to War: The Battle of San Pietro and the Memphis Belle. A conversation featuring Pulitzer-prize winning author Rick Atkinson and producer Catherine Wyler, daughter of William Wyler.