Hosted by DAVID REES, the author of the cult-hit comic books Get Your War On, and My New Filing Technique Is Unstoppable. His Get Your War On comic appears in Rolling Stone. Readings by: JOE MENO, How the Hula Girl Sings. A young ex-con in a small Illinois town. A lonely giant with a haunted past. A beautiful girl with a troubled heart. Strange and darkly magical, How the Hula Girl Sings begins exactly where most pulp fiction usually ends, with the vivid episode of the terrible crime itself. His best-selling novel, Hairstyles of the Damned, follows the exploits of adolescents as they struggle for belonging on Chicago's South Side.--?Mr. Meno is a superb craftsman.? Hubert Selby, Jr. MARLON JAMES, John Crow?s Devil.This stunning debut novel tells the story of a biblical struggle in a remote Jamaican village in 1957. With language as taut as classic work by Cormac McCarthy, and a richness reminiscent of early Toni Morrison, Marlon James reveals his unique narrative command that will firmly establish his place as one of today?s freshest, most talented young writers. --?Marlon James spins his magical web in this novel and we willingly suspend belief.? Elizabeth Nunez. A night not to be missed!
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