So you saw Ghost World when you were 15, dyed your hair black and cut it in an unflattering, butchy bob like Thora Birch. Then you watched Art School Confidential a couple years ago while you were, in fact, enrolled in art school and laughed sardonically at the oh-so-true irony of it all. Finally, after meeting Rolf, the late-bloomer-turned-American-Apparel-model who never missed an opportunity to urge you to start reading graphic novels, you picked up David Boring by Daniel Clowes and fell in love.
Don’t be shy — profess this love in person on Thursday at The Booksmith! Daniel Clowes will be speaking and signing copies of his new graphic novel, Wilson, the story of “an opinionated, middle-aged loner,” and gee, doesn’t that sound like barrels of fun? Writer Glen David Gold (husband of Alice Sebold, duh) will be moderating the discussion, and if you’re like me, you’ll want to meet him too. This event is totally FREE, by the way, which is the kicker.Daniel Clowes in Conversation With Glen David Gold at The Booksmith Thursday, May 13, 7:30pm 1644 Haight Street [Upper Haight] FREE