UK – James Franco Signs

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James Franco appears to sign his new book Actors Anonymous at Waterstones on Saturday, 22 November 2014 at noon.

Meet the actor, director, screenwriter, producer, teacher and author, at this exclusive signing. Please note James Franco will be signing copies of his books only. Copies of ‘Actors Anonymous’, ‘Palo Alto’ and ‘Directing Herbert White’ will be available to purchase on the day at Waterstones Piccadilly, proof of a Waterstones receipt may be required. Please arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Waterstones
203 – 206 Piccadilly, W1J 9HD London, United Kingdom

NYC – A California Childhood Signing

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James Franco appears at The Strand for a very special evening with Frank Bidart on Friday August 9th from 7:00PM – 8:00PM

Press Release:

Academy Award Nominated Actor James Franco plays with the concept of memoir in his new book A California Childhood, through personal snapshots, sketches, paintings, poems, and stories.

An actor treads the line between reality and fiction every time he plays a part, and

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for James Franco, that exploration isn’t limited to the screen—he’s also a visual artist with several exhibitions under his belt as well as the author of the widely praised story collection Palo Alto.

On the evening of August 9th, James will join us in the store for a special conversation and signing with legendary poet and academic Frank Bidart. Aside from the achievement of his many collections, Frank’s 2002 chapbook, Music Like Dirt, is the only chapbook to ever be nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. James and Frank will be speaking on memoir, California, and their own approaches to their written and visual creative endeavors.

Buy a copy of California Childhood or a $25 Strand gift card in order to attend this event. All options admit one person. Please note that payment is required for all online event orders at the time of checkout. This event will be located in our fifth floor loft space, accessible through the elevator bank at 826 Broadway. In order to come up to the event, customers must have already purchased tickets either through our website or at our main floor registers. Doors open at 6pm.

The Strand
828 Broadway (at 12th St.), New York, NY 10003-4805

NYC – The Dangerous Book Four Boys Signing

James Franco signs at The Strand on April 13, 2012 from 7:00PM – 8:00PM.

Press Release:

Begin your weekend with actor, author, and artist James Franco. Franco has appeared in a wide array of films such as Milk, Pineapple Express, Spider-Man, and Howl. His book of short stories, Palo Alto: Stories, was released in the fall of 2010. In June of this year, Franco had his first solo exhibit Dangerous Book Four Boys, a mixed media event at Clocktower Gallery. The show can now be seen its entirety in a new book sharing the same title with the show.

Buy a copy of The Dangerous Book Four Boys (plus Free Strand Tote Bag) or a $20 Strand gift card in order to attend this event. Both options admit one person. The event will be located in the Strand’s 3rd floor Rare Book Room at our store at 828 Broadway at 12th Street.

Additional copies of the book (and previous books by the author, when applicable) will be available for purchase at the event.

The Strand 
828 Broadway (at 12th St.), New York, NY 10003-4805