Friday, November 8 at 6:00pm
Join us to hear Johanna Skibsrud, author of The Nothing That Is: Essays on Art, Literature and Being (Bookhug, $20), and Brandon Shimoda, author of The Grave on the Wall (City Lights, $16.95).
The Nothing That Is gathers essays about the very concept of “nothing.” The Grave on the Wall is a lyrical portrait of award-winning poet Brandon Shimoda’s paternal grandfather, whose life mirrors the arc of Japanese America in the twentieth century.
Friday, November 15 at 6:00pm
Join us to hear Pam Houston, author of Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country (Norton, $25.95).
Writing from her 120-acre homestead in the Colorado Rockies, Pam Houston reflects on what it means to take responsibility for a piece of land and the creatures on it.
Friday, November 22 at 6:00pm
Join us to hear Stefano Bloch, author of Going All City: Struggle and Survival in LA’s Graffiti Subculture (University of Chicago Press, $19).
Before graffiti became one of the most influential art forms of the 21st century, cities across the US waged a war against it for decades. Semiretired graffiti writer Stefano Bloch paints a portrait of 1990s Los Angeles and a deeply maligned subculture.