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What’s the Story with Daniel Handler and Lemony Snicket? (ALL AGES)

Sat, Nov 11, 2017 from 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST
1037 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205

Daniel Handler, the author (as Lemony Snicket) of A Series of Unfortunate Events and All The Wrong Questions, and many other books for children, including the new The Bad Mood and the Stick, has also written, under his own name, his first play, Imaginary Comforts, or The Story of the Ghost of the Dead Rabbit, produced this fall at Berkeley Repertory Theatre, as well as six novels for adults. From the “postmodern brilliance” of ASOUE (The Atlantic), which will continue on Netflix this winter, to the philosophical daring of speaking honestly about the desires and drives of teenagers in All the Dirty Parts, Handler will talk with Gilbert Cruz of the The New York Times about how storytelling illuminates every stage of our lives.

For attendees of all ages!

Daniel Handler

Daniel Handler is the author of the novels We Are PiratesThe Basic Eight, Watch Your Mouth, Adverbs, and Why We Broke Up, a 2012 Michael L. Printz Honor Book. As Lemony Snicket, he is responsible for many books for children, including the thirteen-volume sequence A Series of Unfortunate Events and the four-book series All the Wrong Questions. He is married to the illustrator Lisa Brown, and lives with her and their son in San Francisco. His most recent novel is All the Dirty Parts. Also appearing in:

LOFI @ Wordstock

Date: Friday, Nov 10 Venue: Winningstad Theatre, Portland’5 Doors: 7:30 p.m. / Show 8:00 p.m.

Literary Arts and the producers of Back Fence PDX present: LOFI @ WORDSTOCK! A variety show packed with Wordstock authors + Portland favorite performers in a highly entertaining variety show that features comedy, music, stories, poetry, video, raucous readings and weird stuff.  The bulk of the proceeds from this show will be donated to Literary Arts. Tickets $16–$22. Available at Portland’5.
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Lemony Snicket

Lemony Snicket is the author of the thirteen volumes in A Series of Unfortunate Events; several picture books, including The Dark; and the books collectively titled All the Wrong Questions. His most recent work is The Bad Mood and the Stick.
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Gilbert Cruz

Gilbert Cruz is the Television Editor of The New York Times and the editor of Watching The Times's TV and film streaming recommendation site. Before joining The Times in 2015, Cruz was an editor at Vulture — New York Magazine‘s culture site, as well as at Time Magazine. He loves books and Oregon and got engaged in Cannon Beach, just 90 minutes from Portland. It's a great place to visit in the summer.
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