literature

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03 Mar 2015

Win FREE Copy: Vodka + Limelight by Yuri Kagan

  “Vodka & Limelight” is a coming of age, fictitious memoir comprised of short stories that offer an inside look at the glamorous—and often unglamorous—Castro night scene. Beyond the entertaining stories lie a poignant look at life told from Yuri’s perspective.  See how bartending gave Yuri a voice and drove

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02 Dec 2014

Win A Copy Of ‘Made By Raffi': The Boy Who Liked To Knit And Sew

“Inspired by a true-life incident, Made By Raffi is the story of a little boy who doesn’t care for sports but likes to knit and sew — at first he is teased for his hobby, but in the end he becomes a hero to his class.  The book supports young boys and

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07 Oct 2014

Local Legend of the Week: Author Michelle Tea

We here at BrokeAssStuart.com like to show love to the people who make cities like San Francisco and New York special. That’s why we’re doing a series called Local Legend of the Week. This is our chance to hip you to some of the strange, brilliant, and unique folks who populate

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21 Sep 2012

Brooklyn Book Festival – FREE This Sunday (9/23)

Alright Broke-Ass Bookworm Brooklynites* you’ve been waiting all year for it, the Brooklyn Book Festival. And if you haven’t been yet, what took you so long? It’s an all day completely FREE celebration of all things literary. Noted authors come from all over to participate in talks and readings. Among

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30 Sep 2011

Litquake 2011 Brings the Awesome (and FREE) Literary Events

  October means the beginning of Fall, Halloween, harvests, unaturally hot weather in the Bay, and most importantly, the Litquake Literary Festival. Literature fiends can go full geek and see a crapload of literary events around the city, culminating in the ultimate event: Litcrawl. Think of a bar crawl, except

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18 Oct 2010

Heathcliff, It’s Me, Anna G.: Olde Tymey Literature Dating Faceoff

This post may or may not have been inspired by my Halloween costume idea of being Kate Bush. Don’t steal it. Anywhozle, I was just wondering, guys, you know how you do sometimes- if you put characters from Victorian novels head-to-head, evaluating their date-worthiness, who would win? Well, your lifetime

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02 Oct 2010

FREE and Cheap Litquake Events All Week Long and All Over Town

We may have missed last night’s FREE Night of the Living Read event that kicked off this year’s Litquake Literary Festival in San Francisco, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have plenty more opportunities to mingle with writers, novelists, poets and various other wordsmiths during the rest of the week.

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