John Darnielle is a writer, composer, guitarist, and vocalist for the band the Mountain Goats. He has also written several books including Black Sabbath's Master of Reality and Wolf in White Van: A Novel. (Bowker Author Biography)
*** This event will take place out our 9th Avenue location. *** Please join us at Green Apple Books On The Park on Monday, September 29th at 7pm as we celebrate the release of John Darnielle’s (of The Mountain Goats) debut novel, Wolf in the White Van. He will be in conversation with Robin Sloan (Mr. Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore).
Location: Street: Green Apple Books on the Park Additional: 1231 9th Avenue City: San Francisco, Province: California Postal Code: 94122 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Lit Up Late: Midnight Release of Wolf in White Van by John Darnielle
Join us at 11:30pm on Monday, September 15 at Moon Palace Books (2820 E 33rd St, Minneapolis MN 55406), to celebrate the release of John Darnielle's debut novel, Wolf in white van, the final installment of the "Lit Up Late" midnight release series. John Darnielle is a writer, composer, guitarist, and vocalist for the band the Mountain Goats; he is widely considered one of the best lyricists of his generation. His audacious and gripping debut novel Wolf in white van is a marvel of storytelling brio and genuine literary delicacy. Daniel Handler calls it “quiet, mysterious, menacing, taking you places you will never, never get out of your head” What is Lit Up Late? Lit Up Late is a mini-series of three late-night literary events in August and September. Mingle with your fellow book lovers, enjoy some music and food, and get your books while the rest of the world is asleep at the switch. - 11:30pm, Monday, August 11, at Common Good Books (38 S Snelling Ave, St Paul MN 55105; 651/225-8989) - Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami - 11:30pm, Monday, September 1, at Magers & Quinn Booksellers (3038 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408 612/822-4611) - The bone clocks by David Mitchell - 11:30pm, Monday, September 15, at Moon Palace Books (2820 E 33rd St, Minneapolis MN 55406; 612/454-0455) - Wolf in white van by John Darnielle Punches and Prizes TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT. Each late night event will feature fun and frivolity, but the truly dedicated have a shot at a very grand prize. Get your Lit Up Late punch card at any of the three participating bookstores. When you buy the featured book at midnight, you get a punch. Attend all three events and buy all three books, and you’re eligible to win our grand prize. One lucky winner will receive a free night at the St. Paul Hotel, to get away from it all and read in luxury. (Winners must be present at Moon Palace Books to win.) About the Books Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage is the long-awaited new novel from the award-winning, internationally best-selling author Haruki Murakami - a book that sold more than a million copies the first week it went on sale in Japan. It tells the remarkable story of Tsukuru Tazaki, a young man haunted by a great loss; of dreams and nightmares that have unintended consequences for the world around us; and of a journey into the past that is necessary to mend the present. It is a story of love, friendship, and heartbreak for the ages. David Mitchell is the author of Cloud Atlas and one of the leading literary voices of his generation. His hypnotic new novel, The Bone Clock, is a kaleidoscopic novel that begs to be taken apart and put back together by a writer the Washington Post calls “the novelist who's been showing us the future of fiction.” John Darnielle is a writer, composer, guitarist, and vocalist for the band the Mountain Goats; he is widely considered one of the best lyricists of his generation. His audacious and gripping debut novel Wolf in white van is a marvel of storytelling brio and genuine literary delicacy. Daniel Handler calls it “quiet, mysterious, menacing, taking you places you will never, never get out of your head”
Location: Street: 2820 E 33rd St Additional: City: Minneapolis, Province: Minnesota Postal Code: 55406 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)