PBS SoCal and The Last Bookstore invite you to celebrate the nation’s 100 most-loved novels. Inspired by the PBS series The Great American Read, the evening will feature discussions with local authors, exclusive clips from the series, and a special performance by Improv Theatre’s hilarious “Jane Austen Unscripted.” The Great American Readis an eight-part series designed to spark a national conversation about reading. Americans across the country are encouraged to vote for “America’s Favorite Novel,” based off a predetermined list of 100 books. The Last Bookstore, 453 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90013 The event is free. Street parking and paid lots near venue. No validation.