Read and Resist is a monthly book club featuring books relevant to the Resistance. Our sixth meeting will be a discussion of "White Fragility" by Robin DiAngelo. We will have coffee and donuts at the book club. We are meeting in Room 302 from 1-3pm at The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center. [more inside]
Join us for a special Gay Pride Month event as we welcome Saundra Mitchell, editor of All Out: The No-Longer Secret Stories of Queer Teens Throughout the Ages. Let's show some support for one of our own!
Mefi's own headspace is going to be at Porter Square Books in Boston on June 11th at 7 PM [more inside]
Read and Resist is a monthly book club (organized by me) featuring books relevant to the Resistance. Our fourth meeting will be a discussion of "The End of Policing" by Alex Vitale. Alex will be joining us for the conversation. We will have coffee and donuts at the book club. We are meeting at 632 Broadway (NoHo) on the 9th floor. Facebook event. You are welcome to join for the conversation even if you don't have time to read the book. [more inside]
from Charlie Stross' blog
It's that time of year again and I'm travelling and doing stuff in public on That Other Continent, so here's a preliminary list of fixtures. If you're in Seattle,...On Thursday 13th I'm doing an evening reading and signing from "The Annihilation Score" at the University Bookstore at 7pm, and you don't need a bookstore employee to accompany you.[more inside]
from Charlie Stross's blog
It's that time of year again and I'm travelling and doing stuff in public on That Other Continent, so here's a preliminary list of fixtures.[more inside]
Would anybody be interested in a book exchange like we did last time at my workrooms on 29 March? [more inside]
The Morgan Library is having a showing of art from The Little Prince. It's only on until the 27th. I'm going to suggest we go on Friday the 18th at 7 as its free Friday's from 7-9 and that seems to be the least objectionable date so far.
What say we have a bookswap-type meet-up? Bring a few good books you're willing to part with, and maybe take some new ones home. Like a clothing swap, but with fewer reasons to undress and, hopefully, no embarrassing stains to explain. [more inside]
valkyryn and I (aka Ryan Davidson and James Daily) will be speaking about our upcoming book, The Law of Superheroes, at New York Comic Con at 5pm on Friday, October 12th. [more inside]
On Saturday, April 14, I'll be reading from and signing my new book How Not To Kill Your Baby at One More Page Books in Arlington, VA. MeFites are cordially invited. No babies will be harmed. [more inside]
I'll be in Frankfurt next week until Sunday. Want to get a beer with an American Mefite? [more inside]
Free Book & Media exchange at Tchad's Workroom: [more inside]
Hey folks! I am one of the writers of Write More Good, the humorous writing guide from @FakeAPStylebook (yes, I write for them too). I will be reading and signing Write More Good at Octavia Books in New Orleans on June 16 at 6pm. Come on by and say howdy if you're in the area!
I'll be reading a few letters from my first book, Post-Apocalypse Dead Letter Office (see entries in Projects and MetaTalk), at The Raven bookstore in Lawrence. Free snacks and homebrewed beer for folks who attend.
Your benevolent dic-taters (me, baxter_ilion, booknerd, Ijon Tichy) have decided that what we need in Chicago is a book club. A good one. [more inside]
An evening with McSweeney's Columnist Susan Schorn and friends. Reading! Drinking! Chuck Norris Bingo! [more inside]
Do you want a free copy of this book, inspired by a Metafilter post? (more) Can you meet me somewhere in mid to lower Manhattan at 5 this afternoon? I'm bringing a case to give away. If you can decide where we can all meet, I'll show up at 5 and give away as much of the case of books as there's interest for. I'm driving or working for most of the day, but I'll check back at 3 or 4 this afternoon and if anyone is interested, you're welcome to a free book. [more inside]
The second production of a self-assembling play by Bunny Sparber. A book club gathers to discuss a selection of vintage pornographic novels. Each performer provides a summary and a reading from their book. New books are assigned to random audience members. [more inside]
The premiere of my play Sleaze Book Club -- a self-assembling play in which the cast reads pulpy adult literature from the mid-20th century, reads their favorite passages aloud, and then gives a book report. And that's it. That's the entire play. [more inside]