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Hardboiled for Hard Times: Politically Engaged Crime Fiction
Date Saturday October 16
Time 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location Details
Pegasus Books Downtown
2349 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
pegasusbookstore.com
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorRamsey
EmailInfo [at] pmpress.org
This week of readings from Switchblade and PM Press brings you novels that deal in the grit and grime of life lived at society's fringes, at the edge of sanity and on the wrong side of the law! Hear the work read by the authors, today's finest in the fields of speculative fiction, crime fiction and noir! Participate in discussion of story as an instrument of social change! Get your questions answered!

On Saturday, October 16th, Gary Phillips (The Underbelly, The Jook), Summer Brenner (I-5), Benjamin Whitmer (Pike), Michael Harris (The Chieu Hoi Saloon) and Kenneth Wishnia (The Fifth Servant) will read selections from their published work and discuss the role of crime fiction today.

For more information about the authors and their writing:
Gary Phillips: http://www.pmpress.org/content/article.php?story=garyphillips
Summer Brenner: http://www.pmpress.org/content/article.php?story=summerbrenner
Benjamin Whitmer: http://www.pmpress.org/content/article.php?story=BenjaminWhitmer
Michael Harris: http://www.pmpress.org/content/article.php?story=MichaelHarris
Kenneth Wishnia: http://www.kjawishnia.com/
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Added to the calendar on Friday Oct 15th, 2010 3:31 AM

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