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Charles Yu: How to Live Safely in the Fictional Universe
Date Thursday July 26
Time 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location Details
The Commonwealth Club of California SF
595 Market Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/Author
A big-box store employee is confronted by a zombie during the graveyard shift, a problem that pales in comparison to his inability to ask a co-worker out on a date. A fighter leads his band of virtual warriors, thieves and wizards across a deadly computer-generated landscape. A company outsources grief for profit with the tagline: "Don't feel like having a bad day? Let someone else have it for you." Named by the National Book Foundation as one of its “5 under 35” fiction writers to watch, Yu draws from both pop culture and science to transport his readers into an imaginative universe in his latest collection, Sorry Please Thank You: Stories. Join us and hear from this major new voice in American fiction as he discusses his latest foray into the heart of the human condition. Please visit http://bit.ly/MblrE4 for more information and tickets. As a special bonus enter coupon code sfcharlesyu at checkout to receive our member discounted rate of $12 for up to 2 tickets.
Added to the calendar on Monday Jul 9th, 2012 12:27 PM
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