Subterranean SF presents The Litanies Of Noir
Thursday, October 13, 2011, 8:00 P.M., undisclosed location, San Francisco

City Lights and Litquake present

Subterranean SF Reading Series

The Litanies Of Noir

An evening of literary pathology featuring three darkly inspired writers of crime fiction. Join them as they delve into the shadowy realms of mayhem and murder.


Christa Faust, Sara Gran, & Donna Lethal

evening hosted by Peter Maravelis editor of San Francisco Noir

Christa Faust is the author of the hardboiled classics: Moneyshot, Triads, Hoodtown, and Control Freak. Hardcase Crime recently released her hard hitting new novel Choke Hold. She is the winner of the IAMTW Scribe Award in General Fiction. She has been nominated for the Edgar Award, Best PBO, Barry, and Anthony Awards. Her short fiction has appeared in numerous anthologies. She has a fetish for noir cinema, tattoos and seamed stockings. Visit:

Sara Gran is the author of the novels Dope, Come Closer, Saturn's Return to New York, and the forthcoming Claire DeWitt series. Her work has been published in over a dozen countries in nearly fifteen languages. Before making a living as a writer, Ms. Gran had many jobs, primarily with books, working at Manhattan bookstores like Shakespeare & Co, The Strand, and Housing Works, and selling used & rare books on her own. Visit:

Donna Lethal is the author of Milk of Amnesia published by New Texture Press

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 Monday, October 10, 2011.

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 x24)