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Wednesday, 30 April 2008

NYC Reading . . .

Tony O'Neill, Zachery German, Lee Rourke, and Tao Lin

Start: May 2 2008 - 7:00pm
End: May 2 2008 - 9:00pm

“resist, rebel, relax...ahh” at the KGB Bar, NYC

Tony O’Neill, Zachary German, Lee Rourke, Tao Lin

Tony O’Neill is the author of Digging the Vein (Contemporary Press) and the forthcoming “Down and Out on Murder Mile” (Harper Perennial)

“Digging the Vein is phenomenal” – Jerry Stahl

In summer 2009, Farrar, Straus and Giroux will be publishing Eat When You Feel Sad, Zachary German’s debut novel. Selections from Eat When You Feel Sad are available at Bear Parade.com. Zachary has a blog called "every time a police officer gets shot i throw a party."

Lee Rourke is the author of 'Everyday' [Social Disease]. He writes for The Observer and The Guardian, edits 'Scarecrow' and is reviews/contributing editor of 3 AM Magazine.

"Sick, depraved and utterly mad, with no redeeming features whatsoever. I loved it". [Stewart Home].

"Dark and seamy stuff - London from p.o.v. pigeon-in-gutter" [Tom McCarthy, authorof Remainder, Men in Space, Tintin and the Secret of Literature]

Tao Lin is the author of "Eeeee Eee Eeee," "Bed," and "you are a little bit happier than i am." Melville House Publishing is publishing his second-poetry collection,"cognitive-behavioral therapy," in may, 2008. His website is called "Reader of Depressing Books," and he has been published in Vice, Bear Parade, Noon, and Nerve.

"Tao Lin writes from moods that less radical writers would let pass - from laziness, from vacancy, from boredom. And it turns out that his report from these places is moving and necessary, not to mention frequently hilarious." - Miranda July

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