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Alison Bechdel
Date Monday November 10
Time 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
The Booksmith
1644 Haight Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/Authorthomas gladysz
Emailread [at]
Address1644 Haight Street
talk, slideshow & booksigning for "The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For"
Monday, November 10 at 7:30 pm
at The Booksmith (1644 Haight Street in San Francisco)

"The Essential Dykes to Watch Out" For is the collection Alison Bechdel fans have been waiting for! Gathering material from 11 earlier books, as well as 60 new strips never before published in book form, this new book from the author of the celebrated Fun Home chronicles the lives, loves, and politics of Mo, Lois, Sydney, Sparrow, Ginger, Stuart, Clarice, and others. Don’t miss this special event ­ an author talk and slideshow with the one-and-only Alison Bechdel.

Alison Bechdel is the author of numerous collections of commix, including the national bestseller and National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist "Fun Home" (named Time Magazine’s #1 Book of the Year). Since 1983 she has been chronicling the lives of various characters in the fictionalized "Dykes to Watch Out For" strip," one of the preeminent oeuvres in the comics genre” (Ms.). The strip is syndicated in 50 alternative newspapers, translated into multiple languages, and collected into a book series with a quarter of a million copies in print.

This Booksmith sponsored event will take place at The Booksmith (1644 Haight Street in San Francisco). For further information, call 415-863-8688 or visit If you can't attend this event and would like to order a signed copy of the author's new book, please email or phone our store.
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Nov 4th, 2008 5:28 PM

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