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  • NYC – The Wrenchies Signing

    fd091814Farel Dalrymple presents The Wrenchies in conversation with Brian Heater of Boing Boing on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 7:30 PM at the Greenlight Bookstore!

    Press Release:

    Critically acclaimed cartoonist Farel Dalrymple (creator of Pop Gun War and collaborator with Jonathan Lethem on Omega the Unknown) brings his literary and artistic powers to bear in his new book The Wrenchies, a sprawling science fiction graphic novel about regret, obsession, and the uncertainty of growing up. In Dalrymple’s demented future, humans on a destroyed Earth are oppressed by the evil Shadowsmen, and only a gang of ruthless and powerful children called the Wrenchies can hope to stand against them. When Hollis, a lonely boy from our world, is magically given access to the future world of the Wrenchies, he finally finds a place he belongs. But it is not an easy world to live in, and Hollis’s quest is bigger than he ever dreamed. Dalrymple will present the book with a slideshow of images, and talk about his work with Brian Heater, who writes about comics for the technology and culture site Boing Boing.

    Greenlight Bookstore
    686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217
    718-246-0200

    CA – An Evening with Neil Gaiman

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    Author Neil Gaiman speaks with Geoff Boucher about his latest novel The Ocean at the End of the Lane at the Alex Theatre on Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 8:00pm!

    Details at the link!

    The Alex Theatre
    216 North Brand Boulevard, Glendale, CA 91203

    NYC – Ocean at the End of the Lane Signing

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    Neil Gaiman presents The Ocean at the End of the Lane at BAM’s Howard Gilman Opera House on Tuesday, June 18, 7:00 PM

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    Part of Unbound at BAM: A Literary Series with Greenlight Bookstore

    From one of the world’s most beloved storytellers––#1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman (The Sandman, Stardust, Coraline) –– comes his first adult novel in eight years. Wondrous and imaginative, and at times deeply scary, The Ocean at the End of the Lane captures the very essence of childhood fear and uncertainty. In a clash of memory and reality, it is a pitched fever dream of a novel, and could very well be Gaiman’s most accomplished work to date.

    LOCATION: Peter Jay Sharp Building
    BAM Howard Gilman Opera House
    30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217

    RUN TIME: 1 hour (followed by book signing)

    TICKETS: $45 and $55, available through the BAM box office or online through BAM.org.
    Each event ticket includes a copy of The Ocean at the End of the Lane; books will be distributed in the Opera House lobby preceding the event.

    SIGNING: Neil Gaiman will sign books for all ticket holders following the event. He will sign and personalize any number of copies of The Ocean at the End of the Lane, and no more than two other titles. Gaiman’s books will be offered for sale by Greenlight at BAM in the Opera House lobby before and after the reading.

    QUESTIONS: please email info@greenlightbookstore.com

    NYC – Hand Drying in America Signing

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    bk9780307906908Ben Katchor presents his story collection Hand Drying in America in conversation with author Nicholas Dawidoff at Greenlight Bookstore on Monday, April 15, 2013 at 7:30 PM.

    New York cartoonist Ben Katchor is the author of The Cardboard Valise, Julius Knipl, Real Estate Photographer: The Beauty Supply District; and other works, and was the first cartoonist to receive a MacArthur Fellowship. His new book Hand Drying in America is a collection of graphic narratives on the subjects of urban planning, product design, and architecture—a surrealist handbook for the rebuilding of society in the twenty-first century. From window-ledge pillows designed expressly for people-watching to a school of dance is based upon the choreographic motion of paying with cash, Katchor’s stories inhabit a world similar to our own—lives are defined by possessions, consumerism is a kind of spirituality—but also slightly, fabulously askew. Katchor discusses his book with bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize finalist Nicholas Dawidoff, author of The Catcher Was A Spy: The Mysterious Life of Moe Berg and The Crowd Sounds Happy, among other works; a slide show of Katchor’s art will accompany the discussion.

    Greenlight Bookstore
    686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217

    X’ed Out Signing Tour 2010

    Charles Burns (Black Hole) goes on a signing tour for his latest graphic novel X’ed Out:
    10/19/2010 – 7:15pm
    Philadelphia Free Library
    1901 Vine St Logan Sq, Philadelphia, PA 19103
    215-567-4341 
    10/20/2010
    Million Year Picnic
    Harvard Square, 99 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
    10/20/2010 – 6:00 pm
    Brattle Theater
    40 Brattle Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA 02138
    10/21/2010 – 7:00pm
    Strand Bookstore
    828 Broadway, New York, NY 10019
    10/22/2010v – 7:30 pm
    Greenlight Bookstore
    686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217
    10/23/2010 – 3:00 pm
    IFOA – International Festival of Authors. Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W., Toronto, ON
    Info: readings.org or 416-973-4000
    10/25/2010 – 7:00 pm
    Books, Inc Berkeley
    1760 Fourth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710
    10/26/2010 – 12:00 pm
    Lee’s Comics
    1020 N. Rengstorff Avenue, Suite F (by Costco), Mountain View, CA 94043
    10/26/2010 – 7:30 pm
    Bookshop Santa Cruz D/B/A Bay Co. Books
    1520 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    10/27/2010 – 7:00 pm
    City Lights Bookstore
    261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133
     

    10/28/2010 – 7:30 pm
    Powell’s Books
    1005 W. Burnside, Portland, OR 97209

     
    10/30/2010 – 6:00 pm
    Fantagraphics Bookstore
    1201 S. Vale St. (at Airport Way S.), Seattle, WA

     
    11/2/2010 – The Book Table Bookstore
    1045 Lake Street, Oak Park, Chicago, IL 60301-1101

     
    11/3/2010 – 7:00 pm
    Quimby’s Bookstore
    1854 West North Avenue, Chicago, IL