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COLIN DICKEY discusses and signs AFTERLIVES OF THE SAINTS

 

Afterlives of the Saints (Unbridled Books)

Colin Dickey (Cranioklepty) returns to Skylight Books to launch his new book Afterlives of the Saints, an unusual and highly entertaining history of the canonized.

"An unusual and quite fascinating collection of tales." --Booklist

Colin Dickey is the author of Cranioklepty: Grave Robbing and the Search for Genius and Afterlives of the Saints. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Lapham’s Quarterly, Cabinet, TriQuarterly, and The Santa Monica Review. He is also co-editor (with Nicole Antebi and Robby Herbst) of Failure! Experiments in Aesthetic and Social Practices. A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, he now lives in Los Angeles.

Photo of the author by Seth Sherwood.

Event date: 
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
1818 N Vermont Ave
90027 Los Angeles
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Afterlives of the Saints: Stories from the Ends of Faith Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781609530723
Availability: Special Order
Published: Unbridled Books - June 12th, 2012

"Afterlives of the Saints" is a woven gathering of groundbreaking essays that move through Renaissance anatomy and the Sistine Chapel, Borges' "Library of Babel," the history of spontaneous human combustion, the pleasures of castration, and more.

 


Cranioklepty: Grave Robbing and the Search for Genius Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781609530105
Availability: Not in stock. Available To Order.
Published: Unbridled Books - October 9th, 2010