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IN THIS UPDATE: Jonathan Lethem, Jessica Helfand.

DON’T FORGET: On October 9th, from 6-7 p.m., as part of Litquake’s Litcrawl, SIGNIFICANT OBJECTS will present its first live event: An Evening of Remarkable Stories about Unremarkable Things featuring Rob Baedeker, Chris Colin, Miranda Mellis, Beth Lisick, and Katie Wiliams. (plus the first-ever Object Slam) at San Francisco’s Root Division. Map to Venue. Confirm your attendance on Facebook!


1) Here’s the schedule for Jonathan Lethem‘s Chronic City Paperback Tour (Fall 2010):

9/21 – Boston, MA – Newtonville Books

9/22 – New York, NY – New York Public Library

9/24 – Brooklyn, NY – PowerHouse Books

10/8 – San Francisco – SF JCC daytime event

10/8-9 – Portland, OR – Wordstock Festival


2) Jessica Helfand recently spent 10 days as artist-in-residence at The Center for Contemporary Printmaking in Norwalk, Conn. You can see the results at the “paper-obsessed” website Felt and Wire.


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