MARK DERY discusses and signs his essay collection I MUST NOT THINK BAD THOUGHTS

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I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts (University of Minnesota Press)

Essayist Mark Dery reads and signs his new collection, I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts.

"Mark Dery's cultural criticism is the stuff that nightmares are made of. He's a witty and brilliant tour guide on an intellectual journey through our darkest desires and strangest inclinations. You can't look away even if you want to." --Mark Frauenfelder and David Pescovitz, Boing Boing

Mark Dery is a cultural critic, whose books include The Pyrotechnic Insanitarium: American Culture on the Brink and Escape Velocity: Cyberculture at the End of the Century, which has been translated into eight languages, and was a New York Times “New & Noteworthy” book. He edited the scholarly anthology Flame Wars: The Discourse of Cyberculture. His most recent book is the essay collection I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts. He is writing a biography of the artist Edward Gorey for Little, Brown.

Photo of the author by Jorge Madrigal. Copyright Mark Dery; all rights reserved

Event date: 
Tuesday, May 29, 2012 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
1818 N Vermont Ave
90027 Los Angeles