Monday, October 5, 2009

Doug Dorst, (a)live and in person in San Francisco!

Doug's hitting the streets of SF, and the graves of Colma, and talking about Alive in Necropolis this week. Here's where you can find him 10/9-10/14:

Black, White and Read: Litquake’s Book Ball
Litquake kicks off its 10-year anniversary with a ball loosely modeled on Truman Capote’s famous Black and White ball held in the late sixties. Attendees can expect to mingle with many authors, including Doug Dorst. For complete details and ticket information visit
Friday, October 9 – 8 p.m.
Herbst Theater’s Green Room,
401 Van Ness Ave. at McAllister Street

Doug Dorst on West Coast Live: San Francisco’s Live Radio to the World

Saturday, October 10 – 10am-12pm
Freight and Salvage, 2020 Addison St. near Shattuck, in Berkeley

Author reading with Doug Dorst
Saturday, October 10 – 3 p.m.
Books Inc. Opera Plaza
601 Van Ness Ave., (415) 776-1111

Doug Dorst reads at
Writers with Drinks
$3-$5 sliding scale, All proceeds benefit local non-profits.
Saturday, October 10 - 7:30–9:30 p.m. (doors at 7 p.m.)
The Make-Out Room
3225 22nd. St., San Francisco CA

Notable Figures of San Francisco: Free Cemetery Walking Tour in Colma

Co-sponsored by the San Francisco History Association
Joining the tour, led by Monica Williams of Holy Cross Cemetery, will be Doug Dorst, author of San Francisco’s One City One Book 2009 selection Alive in Necropolis, a remarkable and original novel set primarily in Colma’s cemeteries. For more information visit SF History Association.
Sunday, October 11 – 11 a.m.
Holy Cross Cemetery - 1500 Mission Road, Colma

Spirits, Tarot & the Page …One City One Book One Bar

Help the San Francisco Public Library celebrate this year’s One City One Book pick. It’s only fitting that we’ll be celebrating this can’t-put-down supernatural thriller with custom “Necropolis” cocktails, free Tarot card readings, and a live reading from Dorst himself. The Page Bar inspired a bar on the pages of Alive in Necropolis – have you spotted it yet? Book sales by Green Apple Books.
Monday, October 12 – 6–8 p.m.
The Page, 298 Divisadero St. at Page Street, San Francisco; 21 and over

One City One Book and Litquake present: Doug Dorst in conversation with Adam Johnson

Join us for an insightful discussion between our One City One Book author and author/Stanford University lecturer Adam Johnson. foolsFURY Theater Company, under the direction of Ben Yalom, will open the evening with a staged reading of an excerpt from Alive in Necropolis. After the conversation, there will be lots of time for audience questions and Doug Dorst will sign books. Book sales by Book Bay.
Tuesday, October 13 – 6 p.m.
San Francisco Main Library, Koret Auditorium – 100 Larkin St.

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