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Hollywood on Menu at Newport Luncheon

October 11, 1998|DENNIS McLELLAN

Novelist Richard Paul Evans, author of "The Locket," veteran Hollywood correspondent Bob Thomas, author of "Building a Company," and Nancy Marlow-Trump, author of "Ruby Keeler: A Photographic Biography," will discuss their books at the Round Table West literary luncheon at noon Thursday at the Whale's Tale at the Balboa Pavilion, 400 Main St. on the Balboa Peninsula, Newport Beach.

Cost: $40. For reservations, call (213) 256-7977.

Also this week:

* Randy Wayne White, author of "The Mangrove Coast," will sign at 1 p.m. today at Book Carnival, 348 S. Tustin Ave., Orange.

* Adeline Yen Mah, author of "Falling Leaves," will sign at noon Tuesday, and Aimee Bender, author of "The Girl in the Flammable Skirt," will sign at 3 p.m. Tuesday, at the campus bookstore in the Student Center at UC Irvine.

* Leonard Shlain, author of "The Alphabet Vs. the Goddess: The Conflict Between Word and Image," will speak and sign at the Inside Edge breakfast forum at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday at the University Club at UC Irvine, corner of Los Trancos and East Peltason, Irvine. Cost for first-time guests: $20; $35 for repeat guests. For reservations, call (714) 460-4242.

* Dorothy Law Nolte, author of "Children Live What They Learn," and Catherine Cowan, author of "My Friend the Piano," will read and sign during an Educator's Night Open House at 6 p.m. Thursday at Barnes & Noble in Metro Pointe, 901 S. Coast Drive, Costa Mesa.

* Dr. Matthew Keene, author of "Chocolate Is My Kryptonite: Feeling Your Feelings/How to Survive the Forces of Food," will speak and sign at 7 p.m. Friday at Barnes & Noble, 26751 Aliso Creek Road, Aliso Viejo.

* Bruce Alexander, author of "Jack, Knave and Fool," and Kevin Snyder, author of "Coffin's Got the Dead Guy on the Inside," will sign at 1 p.m. Saturday at Book Carnival, 348 S. Tustin Ave., Orange.

* Lidia Matticcho Bastianich, author of "Lidia's Italian Table," will present a cooking demonstration and sign at 2 p.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble in Fashion Island, 953 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach.

* Riley St. James, author of "In the Shadows of the Moonglade," will sign at 2 p.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble in the Marketplace, 13712 Jamboree Road, Irvine.

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