Brazos Bookstore in the Bayou City! (Which is Houston, in case you’re wondering…)



I’m very excited to head back to my old Texas stomping grounds this August 15th to read at the great Brazos Bookstore. I saw many great readings there–including one in which Richard Ford…

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The website is live!

So after long work, the website for A Working Theory of Love is live!

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“Letterature” International Festival in Rome June 12th



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With Jennifer Egan (gulp). Many details to be worked out, but basically I’ll be reading on stage with Egan. The theme this year is “I Had a Dream.” Note the past tense. Here’s the Facebook page. As well as the …

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Rome Literary Festival, Part II

Little me and Big me

There were too many good pictures…

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Rome International Literary Festival

Jennifer Egan from behind the screen

Photos from the Rome Literary Festival June 2013, where I met Jennifer Egan and notably did not meet Edward St. Aubyn.

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Stanford Book Salon with the Stanford Alumni Association



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Another event at the Farm! More info TBD… A short background on the Book Salon program – in 2002, this online book group for Stanford alumniand friends was started by Diane Middlebrook, professor of English, emeritus, and each year, the program …

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Stanford Book Club with Sara Houghteling



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2:00 pm

Stanford Continuing Studies is launching a cool new book club this fall, and they’ve generously invited me to be the first featured guinea pig author. It’s a two-Saturday class taught by the inimitable Sara Houghteling, author of Pictures at an Exhibition. The full description is below…

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