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The Write Stuff

Author Evokes Wharton’s ‘House of Mirth’ Laguna Beach Books will host Victoria Patterson, author of “This Vacant Paradise,” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 17, 1200 S. Coast Highway. Patterson will read an excerpt from her novel, answer questions, and sign books at this free event....

The Write Stuff

McCarthyism and Teen Angst Converge in Debut Novel Ellen Ruderman, author of “Chasing the Red Car,” will be reading from her book, answer questions, and sign copies at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 10, at Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Highway.   Kim Lebow, Ruderman’s...