Thursday, November 20, 2008

Junot Diaz and Samuel R. Delany at St. Mark's Bookshop -- MONDAY, November 24th

Please join THE ST. MARK'S BOOKSHOP READING SERIES for a very special night featuring Pulitzer-Prize winner JUNOT DIAZ and multiple Hugo and Nebula award winner SAMUEL R. DELANY! It begins on a special night...MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24th!.

Junot Díaz was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and is the author of Drown and The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao which won the Dayton Literary Peace Prize and the 2008 Pulitzer Prize. He is the fiction editor at the Boston Review and The Rudge and Nancy Allen professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Samuel R. Delany is possibly the greatest living Science Fiction writer in the world, and among the best writers working today, period. His wide ranging work covers not only science fiction but literary and cultural criticism, memoir, erotica, sexual and political identity. He is the recipient of several Hugo and Nebula awards. His latest novel, Dark Reflections, received a Stonewall Book Award in fiction. In 2007, Delany was the subject of a documentary film, The Polymath, or, The Life and Opinions of Samuel R. Delany, Gentleman, which debuted at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival.

Junot Diaz and Samuel R. Delany read on MONDAY, November 24th at 7:30 PM sharp, at SOLAS BAR (Right around the corner from St. Mark's Bookshop, at 232 E. Ninth Street, between 2nd and 3rd Avenues).

Copies of these author's books will be available for sale at Solas bar, and we will have time for a signing afterward (please limit off-site books to two). All St. Mark's Bookshop events are free to the public.

For more information go to, contact Greg Purcell at, call 718-974-5959, or stop by St. Mark's Bookshop, at 31 Third Avenue, near Ninth Street.

Happy Reading!

St. Mark's Bookshop

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