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*CANCELLED* LISA BROWN at Books Inc. Opera Plaza

Lisa Brown author photo and Long Story Short cover image

*This event has been cancelled with a reschedule date TBD.*

Acclaimed author and illustrator Lisa Brown shares her witty new book, Long Story Short: 100 Classic Books in Three Panels.

Literature is long. Comics are short.

Does Proust get you down? Do you find The Unbearable Lightness of Being simply unbearable? Is The Inferno your own private hell? Do you long to be conversant about classics like Moby Dick, the Bhagavad Gita, Madame Bovary, and, um, Twilight?

Bestselling illustrator Lisa Brown (The Airport Book; Baby, Mix Me a Drink) did her homework. Long Story Short offers 100 pithy and skewering three-panel literary summaries, from curriculum classics like Don QuixoteLord of the Flies, and Jane Eyre to modern favorites like BelovedThe Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, and Atonement, conveniently organized by subjects including "Love," "Sex," "Death," and "Female Trouble." Lisa Brown's Long Story Short is the perfect way to turn a traipse through what your English teacher called "the canon" into a frolic--or to happily cram for the next occasion that requires you to appear bookish and well-read.

Event date: 
Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Books Inc. Opera Plaza
601 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA
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Long Story Short: 100 Classic Books in Three Panels Cover Image
ISBN: 9781616205034
Availability: Coming Soon - AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER
Published: Algonquin Books - April 7th, 2020

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