Subterranean SF/Harboiled Fiction with an Edge presents The Litanies of Noir: A Talk Show
Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 7:30 p.m.cocktails, 8:00 p.m.event, Undisclosed Location, by invitation only


City Lights Books in conjunction with Litquake present

The Litanies of Noir: A Talk Show

An evening of literary pathology exposing San Francisco's sinister underbelly

hosted by Peter Maravelis (editor of San Francisco Noir)

with guests:

Eddie Muller, the Czar of Noir, head kahuna of the Noir City Foundation, film preservationist, and author of Dark City: The Lost World of Film Noir, Art of Noir, Dark City Dames, and the novels Shadow Boxer and The Distance. He'll be discussing the dark underworld of San Francisco's sports.

David Talbot, author, journalist, and founder of the poineering web-based magazine and the media production company The Talbot Players. He is the author of Brothers: The Hidden History of the Kennedy Years, Devil Dog, and most recently The Season of the Witch. He will be talking about cult crimes from the summer of love and beyond.

Ben Tarnoff, the author of The Bohemians: Mark Twain and the San Francisco Writers Who Reinvented American Literature. He will be talking about the sinister side of old San Francisco.

Music by Mr. Lucky and the Cocktail Party

This event shall take place at an undisclosed location. 21+ and over, please.

Admission is free, but only on a first come, first serve basis.

Seating is limited and by invitation only.

Invitiations become available on Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Invitations may be picked up in-person at the front counter of City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA. Ask for the black envelope at the front counter. It will contain a map and navigation instructions.

No reservations shall be accepted.

Call City Lights to determine ticket availability (tel. 415-362-8193)

Books related to this event:

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Season of the Witch
Enchantment, Terror, and Deliverance in the City of Love
David Talbot
2013 Edition
In a kaleidoscopic narrative, the New York Times bestselling author of Brothers recounts the gripping story of the civil strife and tragedies that beset San Francisco between 1967 and 1982—and led to the city's ultimate rebirth and triumph...