Amber Tamblyn “Any Man” Book Signing Event

Amber Tamblyn, star of “Joan of Arcadia”, will be signing copies of “Any Man” in various locations across the country in several occasions.

BOOK SIGNING DETAILS

87/11/18 7:00 PM
Magers & Quinn Booksellers
Hennepin Avenue South.
Minneapolis, MN.

7/12/18 7:30 PM
Skylight Books
North Vermont Avenue.
Los Angeles, CA.

7/15/18 2:00 PM
Pages Bookshop
Grand River Avenue.
Detroit, MI.

7/24/18 6:00 PM
Brattle Theatre
Brattle Street.
Cambridge, MA.

7/25/18 6:00 PM
Librairie Paragraphe Bookstore
McGill College Avenue.
Montreal, Quebec.

8/11/18
A Cappella Books
Harlason Avenue.
Atalnta, GA.

8/17/18 7:30 PM
Warwick’s
Girard Avenue.
La Jolla, CA.

About the Author:

Amber Tamblyn, author of the critically acclaimed poetry collection Dark Sparkler, has been nominated for Emmy, Golden Globe, and Independent Spirit awards. She has published two additional books of poetry, Free Stallion (2005), which won the Borders Book Choice Award for Breakout Writing, and Bang Ditto (2009), an IndieNext bestseller. Tamblyn reviews books of poetry for Bust Magazine, is poet in residence at Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls and is a contributing writer for The New York Times. Her work has appeared in GlamourTeen Vogue, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Iowa Review Poets & WritersPANK, and elsewhere. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and daughter.

About the Book:

“An explosive, shapeshifting piece of literary real estate, Amber Tamblyn’s arresting debut offers a scathing portrait of American celebrity culture and the way in which it transmutes human tragedy into a vicious circus; victims are forgotten as likes and shares swirl, and ‘news’ becomes a squalid orgy, a lurid feast. Tamblyn takes every risk in this astonishing and innovative work, and succeeds, gloriously.”
— Janet Fitch, bestselling author of The Revolution of Marina M. and Paint It Black

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In this electric and provocative debut novel, Tamblyn blends genres of poetry, prose, and elements of suspense to give shape to the shocking narratives of victims of sexual violence, mapping the destructive ways in which our society perpetuates rape culture.

A violent serial rapist is on the loose, who goes by the name Maude. She hunts for men at bars, online, at home— the place doesn’t matter, neither does the man. Her victims then must live the aftermath of their assault in the form of doubt from the police, feelings of shame alienation from their friends and family and the haunting of a horrible woman who becomes the phantom on which society projects its greatest fears, fascinations and even misogyny. All the while the police are without leads and the media hound the victims, publicly dissecting the details of their attack.

What is extraordinary is how as years pass these men learn to heal, by banding together and finding a space to raise their voices. Told in alternating viewpoints signature to each voice and experience of the victim, these pages crackle with emotion, ranging from horror to breathtaking empathy.

As bold as it is timely, Any Man paints a searing portrait of survival and is a tribute to those who have lived through the nightmare of sexual assault.

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