Hollywood, CA – Book Soup Bookstore showcases the new salacious memoir by writer/ actor/ director Kilpatrick as he reads excerpts from his works.
DYING FOR LIVING: Sins & Confessions of a Hollywood Villain & Libertine Patriot reveals details of a volatile, yet privileged upbringing. It’s a searing, often hilarious and scandalous literate look behind three decades of working with Hollywood’s elite. Kilpatrick tells a rollicking tale that will keep you turning the pages! Book signing to follow.
Date: Friday, January 18th
Arrival Time: 7:00 PM PST
Location: Book Soup
Address: 8818 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069, (310) 659-3110
Book Soup is an independent bookstore located at 8818 Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood, California, and is the largest general interest independent bookstore in Hollywood. The store is “known for its tall, teetering stacks and mazes of shelves crammed with titles that attracted entertainment and tourist industry clientele…”Popular with many in the entertainment industry, the store continues to hosts events featuring a variety of celebrity authors who have so far included Muhammad Ali, Howard Stern, Annie Leibovitz, Chuck Palahniuk, Jenna Jameson, Hunter S. Thompson, Norman Mailer, and The Doors. Considered a “cultural fixture” of the Sunset Strip, Book Soup has also been featured as a location in a number of films and television shows.
The store was founded in 1975 by Glenn Goldman. Goldman and David Mackler (both in graduate school at UCLA at the time) raised $50,000 and, after doing extensive research on where to locate their store, opened Book Soup on Sunset Boulevard. The rationale for the location, as Goldman explained, was that there “had been a period of upheaval here in the ’60s—of thought and ideas—and I felt that the people who lived in the neighborhood would and could really support a bookstore.” Book Soup (the name was the least-offensive of those proposed by Goldman and Mackler) was nestled between a head shop and strip club. Mackler designed the store’s interior.