TOON Books announces fall tour dates for Art Spiegelman’s BREAKDOWNS, an exciting re-release of the 1977 anthology from Pantheon, and Jack and the Box, a brand new comic for emerging readers School Library Journal calls “a surefire hit.”
Saturday, October 4—New York
4:30PM– BREAKDOWNS: COMIX 101, New Yorker Festival, Ailey Citigroup Theater, Joan Weill Center for Dance, 405 West 55th Street
Sunday, October 5—New York
1:00PM– Book signing (with Salman Rushdie)
New Yorker Festival, Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street
Tuesday, October 7—Austin
7:00 PM– BookPeople, 603 North Lamar Blvd.
Wednesday, October 8—Seattle
7:30 PM– Town Hall, 1119 8th Avenue. Hosted by University Book Store.
Thursday, October 9—Portland
7:00 PM– Powells Books at the Bagdad Theater, 3702 SE Hawthorne Blvd.
Friday, October 10—Portland
7:30 PM– COMIX 101, Reed College Campus, Kaul Auditorium
Saturday, October 11—Pasadena
5:00 PM– Interview with Michael Silverblatt, the host of WKCR’s BOOKWORK at Vroman’s Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena.
Sunday, October 12—Los Angeles
11:00 AM– Storyopolis, 14945 Ventura Blvd. Sherman Oaks [this event specifically focused on Jack and the Box]
2:00 PM– Screening, discussion and book signing at Family Bookstore, 436 N. Fairfax Ave.
Monday, October 13—Santa Cruz
7:30 PM– Bookshop Santa Cruz, 1520 Pacific Avenue.
Tuesday, October 14—San Francisco
7:00 PM– Books Inc. Opera Plaza, 601 Van Ness.
Monday, October 20—New York
7:00 PM– Moderated by Calvin Reid, with David Heatley
Barnes & Noble, Tribeca, 97 Warren Street.
Wednesday, October 22—New York
7:00 PM– Strand Bookstore, 828 Broadway.
Thursday, October 23—Boston
6:00 PM– Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street. Hosted by Harvard Bookstore.
Friday, October 24—Northampton
7:00 PM– Hampshire College, Franklin Patterson Hall. Hosted by Odyssey Book Shop.
Thursday, October 30—Rochester, NY
7:30 PM– Rochester Jewish Book Festival.
Thursday, November 6—Philadelphia
7:30 PM– Panel discussion with David Heatley, Jessica Abel and Chip Kidd
Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine Street.
Friday, November 7—Washington, DC
7:00 PM– Politics and Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW.
Saturday/Sunday, November 15-16—Miami
Miami Book Fair
Saturday, November 22—New York
12:00 PM– with Dean Haspiel and others at Books of Wonder, 140 Seventh Avenue [this event is specifically focused on Jack and the Box]