Chuck Palahniuk will present Make Something Up: Stories You Can't Unread, and Fight Club 2

 

 

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Chuck Palahniuk will present his New Story Collection Make Something Up: Stories You Can't Unread and Issue #1 of the Comic Fight Club 2 at a Multimedia Event. Co-Sponsored by Rainy Day Books and INK's Middle of The Map Fest.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Chuck Palahniuk's 14 previous Novels are the Bestselling Fight Club, which was made into a film by David Fincher; Survivor; Invisible Monsters; Choke, which was made into a film by director Clark Gregg; Lullaby; Diary; Haunted; Rant; Snuff; Pygmy; Tell-All; Damned; Doomed and Beautiful You.  He is also the Author of Fugitives and Refugees, a nonfiction profile of Portland, Oregon, published as part of the Crown Journeys series, and the nonfiction collection Stranger Than Fiction.  He lives in the Pacific Northwest.

ABOUT THE NEW BOOK:  Representing work that spans several years, Make Something Up is a compilation of 22 stories and one novella that will disturb and delight.  The absurdity of both life and death are on full display; in "Zombies," the best and brightest of a high school prep school become tragically addicted to the latest drug craze: electric shocks from cardiac defibrillators. In "Knock, Knock," a son hopes to tell one last off-color joke to a father in his final moments, while in "Tunnel of Love," a massage therapist runs the curious practice of providing 'relief' to dying clients.  And in "Expedition," fans will be thrilled to find to see a side of Tyler Durden never seen before in a precusor story to Fight Club.  Funny, caustic, bizarre, poignant; these stories represent everything readers have come to love and expect from Chuck Palahniuk.

DATE & TIME:  Friday, May 29, 2015 at 7:30 PM.  Doors OPEN at 6:00 PM.  This Event is General Admission Seating.

LOCATION:  Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64111

EVENT FORMAT:  Chuck Palahniuk will shock and delight you at a Multimedia Event.  All Books & Comics will already be Author Autographed.  There will be NO Autographing at this Event. 

ADMISSION PACKAGE (ADMITS ONE):  $35.00 plus Sales Tax, includes One Author Autographed Hardcover of Make Something Up, One Author Autographed Comic Book Edition of Issue #1 of Fight Club 2, and One Stamped Admission Ticket.

ONLINE ORDERING FOR THIS EVENT HAS NOW STOPPED.  Admission Packages will be available for Walk-In Purchase at our Sales & Service Table at this Event beginning at 6:00 PM.

PLEASE NOTE:  Stamped Admission Tickets will be available for In-Store Pick-Up at Rainy Day Books beginning Friday, May 1, 2015.  We will automatically have your Admission Packages held at the Will-Call Table of this Event if you are unable pick them up ahead of time.  ALL BOOKS & COMICS will be distributed to patrons as they arrive at this Event.  You must have your intact Stamped Admission Ticket(s) to claim your Books & Comics.  Treat your Stamped Admission Ticket(s) like Cash.  Lost Admission Tickets are not replaceable.

DISCLAIMER:  All Author Event sales are final and non-refundable.  Kansas Sales Tax is charged on all Orders, regardless of destination.  Additional Signed Books are available for purchase at our Author Event.

Event date: 
Friday, May 29, 2015 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Uptown Theater
3700 Broadway Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
Author Genre Terms: 

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