Here's a sampling of readings and author events taking place in L.A. tonight. Pictured, left to right: Rafe Esquith, Clinton Kelly and Benjamin Kunkel.
Rafe Esquith, discusses and signs Lighting Their Fires, his how-to guide for parents trying to raise children in contemporary America. Vroman's Bookstore,
695 E. Colorado Blvd.,
Pasadena; 7 p.m. (626) 449-5320.
Clinton Kelly, fashion consultant and author of a booklength title, Freakin' Fabulous: How to Dress, Speak, Behave, Eat, Drink, Entertain, Decorate, and Generally Be Better Than Everyone Else, appears at Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.,
W. Hollywood; 7 p.m. (310) 659-3110 or (800) 764-BOOK.
Blvd., Westwood; 7 p.m. (310) 443-7016.