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What the Dickens? A Christmas Carol Marathon

Sunday, December 19 , 2010 at 2:00pm

Join Francine Prose, Jonathan Ames, Mary Gaitskill, Sam Lipsyte, and dozens of other terrific writers and performers for a marathon reading of Charles Dickens’s holiday classic, A Christmas Carol.

Drop in early and often to catch a few surprise performers or linger through the afternoon for the whole, spirited tale. All books are 10% off, and the cafe will be stocked with seasonal specials. Finish your Christmas shopping with unique literary finds, have a hot cocoa or a glass of wine and enjoy!

Readers include Scott Adsit, Mike Albo, Jonathan Ames, Kurt Andersen, Thomas Beller, Max Blagg, Alexander Chee, Farai Chideya, Joshua Cohen, Lisa Dierbeck, Karen Essex, Mary Gaitskill, David Gates, Zachary German, Kathryn Harrison, Jill Hennessy, Heidi Julavits, Julie Klam, Ted Lee, Sam Lipsyte, Colum McCann, Patrick McGrath, Honor Moore, Francine Prose, Laurie Sandell, Said Sayrafiezadeh, Amanda Stern, Justin Taylor, Hannah Tinti, and Teddy Wayne.

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