Read Some Books: Litquake, pt. 2

This week is second and final of LitQuake, SF’s annual literary festival. Here are some more events that can’t be missed because of their quirk, special guests or unusual topics. Wednesday 10/10 “Cowboy Noir: A Conversation with Bruce Holbert” Described as “Cormac McCarthy at his best,” Holbert seems to have
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Chatting with Daniel Handler, A.K.A “Lemony Snicket”

Daniel Handler is the author of the children’s books known as, “A Series of Unfortunate Events”. Recently, he collaborated with artist Maira Kalman on a new book entitled “Why We Broke Up,” a story about the end of a relationship between two high school students from very different worlds. I
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Handler’s mediocre new novel disappoints

The celebrated children’s author Daniel Handler, who is based in San Francisco, wrote “A Series of Unfortunate Events” under the pseudonym Lemony Snicket. But for his latest book, “Why We Broke Up,” he uses his real name. It’s too bad that Handler’s real name is as much of a disappointment
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