Richard Kadrey and John Shirley at SF in SF this Saturday

The next SF in SF reading series on July 7 is a punk-rock extravaganza: John Shirley and Richard Kadrey, the guys who put the "punk" in cyberpunk, reading together. Kadrey, of course, has reinvented himself as a totally hard-boiled, awesome horror writer with his triumphant Sandman Slim series (I've just read a proof of the next one, and it's killer). Shirley's short story collection was one of the most excitingly mutated books of 2011.

Doors and cash bar open at 6:00PM
Event begins at 7:00PM
Suggested $5 - $10 donation at the door helps support Variety Childrens' Charity of Northern California
Seating is first come, first seated

The Variety Preview Room Theatre
The Hobart Bldg., 1st Floor -- entrance between Quiznos and Citibank
582 Market Street @ 2nd and Montgomery

July Reading – John Shirley & Richard Kadrey (Thanks, Rina!)


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  2. Oh Man, I loved the last SandMan Slim novel. Cannot wait for this one ! 

    side note:(When I worked at a dvd wholesaler in Waterloo, Richard Kadrey ordered some cool discs years ago) Man’s got great taste in cinema !

  3. Good to hear that Sandman Slim is continuing. I was both looking forward to Aloha From Hell coming out in paperback and dreading it being the last in the series. Now that I’m getting an e-reader sized tablet, I may get it on Kindle instead.

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