*Tender Buttons

A Gertrude Stein Celebration
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2014 marks the 100th anniversary of Gertrude Stein’s groundbreaking modernist classic Tender Buttons.  City Lights Publishers has reissued a centennial edition of the book incorporating Stein’s own handwritten corrections.  Editor Seth Perlow, poet and scholar Juliana Spahr, biographer Renate Stendhal and poet and author Michelle Tea celebrate the new edition of the book. A book sale by Reader’s Books follows the event.  Co-sponsored by City Lights Publishers and the James C. Hormel Gay and Lesbian Center.

Upcoming Events

Walt Whitman: America's Poet of the Open Road
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Sunset, Sunset Children's Area
Walt Whitman
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Merced, Merced General Floor Area
Poetry Reading by Chun Yu
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Chinatown/Him Mark Lai, Chinatown Meeting Room

*Funded by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

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