Literary Events

August Kleinzhaler

When: Wed., May 7, 7:30 p.m. 2008

Allen Ginsberg called him "a loner, a genius." New Jerseyite-turned-San Franciscan August Kleinzahler writes poetry (sample lines: "And the manners in town so antique, so elegant an underwater Kabuki in/summer dresses/The old families and Huguenot names/The long siege and storied cannonades"), criticism, and prose. At Diesel (5433 College Ave., Oakland) on Wednesday, May 7, the Guggenheim Foundation fellow reads from his new retrospective, Sleeping It Off in Rapid City. 7:30 p.m. DieselBooksense.com


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