T.C. Boyle

with Susan Orlean

April 14, 2015 8:00 pm
William Turner Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica

The Harder They Come is a powerful, gripping novel that explores the roots of violence and anti-authoritarianism inherent in the American character. T.C. Boyle’s stories have won accolades for their irony and black humor, for their verbal pyrotechnics, for their fascination with everything bizarre and queasy, and for the razor-sharp way in which they dissect America’s obsession with image and materialism.

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Corey Lee with Roy Choi
April 22, 2015 8:00 pm
Moss Theatre, Santa Monica

Since striking out on his own from Thomas Keller’s acclaimed French Laundry in 2010, Corey Lee has crafted a unique, James Beard Award‐winning cuisine that seamlessly blends his South Korean heritage with his upbringing in the United States. Benu has gone on to receive three Michelin stars, four stars from The San Francisco Chronicle, and the AAA Five Diamond Award. 

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An Evening with

Greg Iles
April 27, 2015 8:00 pm
William Turner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Greg Iles’ upcoming The Bone Tree is the second in his southern gothic trilogy featuring former prosecutor Penn Cage.  Natchez Burning, the first volume debuted at #2 on The New York Times bestseller list.  His first novel, Spandau Phoenix, was the first of thirteen New York Times bestsellers, and his trilogy continues the story of Penn Cage, protagonist of The Quiet Game, Turning Angel, and The Devil’s Punchbowl. Iles’s novels have been made0

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An Evening with

Eric Bogosian
April 29, 2015 8:00 pm
Alex Theatre, Glendale, CA

2015 marks 100 years since the Armenian Genocide.  Eric Bogosian — actor, playwright, and novelist of Armenian descent — crafts a masterful account of the conspiracy of assassins that hunted down and killed the perpetrators of the massacre. 

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