Friday, February 26, 2010
CHOP SUEY BOOKS & NEW YORK DELI celebrate the release of RICHMOND NOIR
THURS, MARCH 4
@ NEW YORK DELI (2920 W Cary St)
featuring readings from contributors X.C. Atkins, Clay McLeod Chapman (The Pumpkin Pie Show, Rest Area), Dennis Danvers (The Watch, Wilderness), Dean King (Skeletons on the Zahara, Unbound), and Howard Owen (Littlejohn, Rock of Ages)
w/ editors Andrew Blossom (Makeout Creek), Brian Castleberry, and Tom De Haven (It's Superman, Our Hero)
PLUS a SPECIAL PERFORMANCE by the SCOTT BURTON TRIO
The latest volume in Akashic Books' award-winning Urban Noir Series, RICHMOND NOIR features fifteen tales of desperate characters set in diverse locations around the River City! Tonight's readings will touch down in Oregon Hill, Belle Isle, Texas Beach, Shockoe Slip, and Monroe Park! Plus music from the Scott Burton Trio, and the always excellent bar of New York Deli!
Book sales will begin at 8:00. Come early to meet the authors! The readings will start around 8:45, with the performance from the Scott Burton Trio following immediately thereafter. Meanwhile, of course the editors and authors will sign books, so be sure to stay around, have a drink, enjoy the music, and help us celebrate the release of Richmond Noir!
Friday, February 12, 2010
Richmond Noir, a new anthology of Richmond-based stories published by Akashic Books and co-edited by our very own Andrew Blossom (with Brian Castleberry and Tom De Haven), is now on sale at Chop Suey Books on our Akashic Books shelf! And guess what? All copies of Richmond Noir are ON SALE. Buy Richmond Noir from us, get 10% off the cover price, every day!