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October 2019

Texas Book Festival, Austin, TX

October 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Capitol Extension Room, 1100 Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas United States Minor Outlying Islands
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In new books about the making of two famous films of the 1960s, award-winning writers Geoff Dyer (Broadsword Calling Danny Home) and W. K. Stratton (The Wild Bunch) take us behind the scenes of Where Eagles Dare, starring Clint Eastwood and Richard Burton, and Sam Peckinpah’s The Wild Bunch. Loving homages by fans of these films that also look at the cultural forces at play when they were created, Dyer and Stratton demonstrate the legacy of these moving pictures and…

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Skylight Books, Los Angeles

October 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Skylight Books, 1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90067 United States
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MOLLY LAMBERT, GEOFF DYER AND TOSH BERMAN DISCUSS I USED TO BE CHARMING: THE REST OF EVE BABITZ From the 1970s through the 1990s, Eve Babitz wrote on a wild variety of topics for some of the biggest publications around, from Esquire to Vogue to The New York Times Book Review. I Used to Be Charming brings together this nonfiction work. All previously uncollected, these pieces range from sharp personal essays on body image and the male gaze to playful…

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The Last Bookstore, Los Angeles

October 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Last Bookstore, 453, South Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States
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From immigration rights to climate change, California has been ground zero for the most crucial questions of our time. The sixth volume in the series that has been hailed by NPR, O Magazine, and Vogue, Fremman’s: California features stunning new work collected by editor John Freeman (himself a native of Sacramento) from a broad selection of writers, grappling with the myths and realities that surround our most populous state. This evening will feature John Freeman in conversation with contributors Geoff…

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September 2019

Kapittel Festival, Stavanger, Norway

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Geoff will be attending this year's Kapittel Festival in Stavanger, Norway, from 18-22 September. This year his books White Sands and Yoga for People Who Can’t Be Bothered to Do It are published in Norwegian. Geoff's event will be on 19 September at 6pm. For more information about the event and the festival click here.

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July 2019

London Review Bookshop

July 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
London Review Bookshop, 14 Bury Place
London, WC1A 2JL United Kingdom
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Geoff Dyer's Out of Sheer Rage, published in 1997, is a brilliant account of attempting to write, and most often failing, a book about his great hero D.H. Lawrence. Now, more than two decades later, he has edited a selection of Lawrence's essays for Penguin. Subjects covered in this freewheeling volume include art, morality, obscenity, songbirds, Italy, Thomas Hardy, the death of a porcupine in the Rocky Mountains and, presciently, the narcissism of photographing ourselves. Dyer will be in conversation…

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May 2019

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California

May 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Santa Barbara Museum of Art Santa Barbara, CA United States + Google Map

In this special 50th-anniversary celebration of the movie, Geoff explains why it is indelibly imprinted on his consciousness and that of almost all British males of a certain age. This event includes film clips and, if watches can be synchronized correctly, perfectly matched readings from the book. Geoff’s earlier book on film, Zona, was about Andrei Tarkovsky’s Stalker, so it was perhaps inevitable that he should next devote his unique critical and stylistic energies to Brian G. Hutton’s Where Eagles…

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The Loft’s Wordplay, Minneapolis

May 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Loft Minneapolis, MN United States + Google Map

Geoff will be speaking about this new book Broadsword Calling Danny Boy: Watching Eagles Dare.

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Cinema Arts Centre, Huntington, New York

May 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave
Huntington, NY 11743 United States
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Join acclaimed author Geoff Dyer for a funny and engaging multi-media exploration of the 1960s World War II movie Where Eagles Dare, a film he has loved since childhood, and the subject of his new book, "Broadsword Calling Danny Boy." For more information and tickets please click here.

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April 2019

LA Times Festival of Books 2019

April 13 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
USC, Hoffman Hall United States + Google Map

Geoff will be at the LA Times Festival of Books to talk about the relationship between literature and film. Geoff's latest book is Broadsword Calling Danny Boy, on the film Where Eagles Dare, starring Richard Burton and Clint Eastwood. Geoff will also be talking about his book Zona, on Tarkosvky's film Stalker.

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Film Forum, New York

April 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Film Forum, 209 W Houston
New York, NY 10014 United States
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Geoff Dyer will introduce a screening of Point Blank.

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