Jonathan Ames' new essay collection, I LOVE YOU MORE THAN YOU KNOW, is out and it makes for a perfect sequel to one of my favorite books of all time, his first essay collection, WHAT'S NOT TO LOVE?
For more info, checkout Ames' blog: http://www.jonathanames.com/blog/blogger.html, and these current articles/interviews:
"He loves us, he loves us not" ~ where Ames reveals the project he and I are working on:
"He Has Balls" ~ where the controversy over his book cover photo gets cyber ink:
Thursday, Feb. 9, 7:30 SEATTLE, WA, Tractor Tavern, 5213 Ballard Ave NW, $8, with Neal Pollack and Lynn Harris. For info go to www.nextbook.org/localprograms/chicago.html
Friday, Feb. 10, 7:30 PORTLAND, OR, Powell’s Books, 1005 West Burnside
Sunday, Feb. 12, 7:30 BERKELEY, CA, Black Oak Books, 1491 Shattuck Ave.
Monday, Feb. 13, 7:00 SAN FRANCISCO, CA, The Make Out Room, 3225 222nd St., with Tobias Wolff, Curtis Sittenfeld, Jennifer Traig, and Adam Johnson. This reading is part of Stephen Elliot’s Progressive Reading Series, which raises money for progressive causes/politicians. For info go to: www.stephenelliott.com. Cost is sliding scale, between $20 and $30
Tuesday, Feb. 14, 7:00 SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Booksmith, 1644 Haight Street
Wednesday, Feb. 15, 7:30 LOS ANGELES, CA, Skylight Books (in Los Feliz), 1818 North Vermont Ave.
Thursday, Feb. 16, 7:00 PASADENA, CA, Vroman’s Bookstores, 695 East Colorado Blvd.
Monday, Feb. 20, 8:00 -- HOLLYWOOD, CA, Groundling Theater, 7307 Melrose, with Michael Patrick King, Tim Bagley, and Cathy Shambley. $10.00. call 323 934 4747 for reservations.
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 7:30 LOS ANGELES, CA>, 826LA, Sparc Building, 685 Venice Blvd., Venice, $20 (all proceeds go to 826LA the tutoring center started by Dave Eggers). For more details to: http://www.826la.com/
Thursday, Feb. 23, 7:00 NEW YORK, NY, Barnes and Noble, 675 6th Ave. at 21st Street
Thursday, March 2, 3:00 ALBANY, NY, NY State Writers Institute, Humanities 355, University at Albany
Tuesday, March 7, 7:00 TORONTO, CA, lladstone Hotel and Ballroom. I will do a restaging of my one-man show “Oedipussy” for Page Books and Magazines “This is Not a Reading Series.” Go to www.pagebooks.ca for details.
Thursday, March 9, 7:00 -- NEW YORK, NY, Kgb Bar with Tom Beller.
Sunday, March 12, 7:00 BROOKLYN, NY, Night and Day Reading Series.
Thursday, March 16 ? NY, NY, Coliseum Books, with J Milligan.
Tuesday, March 21, 7:30 ? NEWTON, MA, Newtonville Books, 296 Walnut Street