Posts Tagged: Pegasus Books

Little Seizures of Grief: Talking with Gary Lutz

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Gary Lutz talks about his latest collection of short stories, Assisted Living, the author’s right of way, and the sentence. ...more

This Week in Books: The French Revolution: From Enlightenment to Tyranny

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Welcome to This Week in Books, where we highlight books just released by small and independent presses. Books have always been a symbol for and means of spreading knowledge and wisdom, and they are an important part of our toolkit in fighting for social justice.

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Notable San Francisco: 12/30–1/5

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Wednesday 12/30: The Berkeley Poetry Slam presents The Third Annual Anarchy Slam with performance poet Mighty Mike McGee, a former National Poetry Slam Grand Champion, who has performed with Tons of Fun University, The Whirlwind Company, Electric Whale Revival, and Junkyard Ghost Revival.

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It’s Fair Use, My Dear Watson

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There’s been no shortage of Sherlock Holmes spin-offs in the past few years, and with the Supreme Court’s decision not  to hear a case from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s estate, contemporary re-imaginings of the detective savant will continue to thrive. The Guardian reports that by refusing to consider an appeal of a seventh-circuit court decision naming all but the last ten Holmes books public domain, the high court has sent a clear message that licensing fees demanded by the estate aren’t kosher for works whose copyright has expired.

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Notable SF: 11/25–12/1

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Monday 11/25: Join Green Apple Books and the San Francisco Elk’s Lodge in welcoming Barry Gifford to the historic Elk’s Lodge in celebration of his new book, The Roy Stories. Free, 7 p.m.

Bay Area contributors to Flash Fiction Funny, the world’s only short-short fiction anthology dedicated to humor, will read stories from the book, answer audience questions, and sign copies.

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