Total Oblivion

"A fast-paced, suspenseful dystopian picaresque, part Huck Finn and part bizarro-world Swiss Family Robinson..."



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Skinny Dipping

Long-listed for the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award and finalist for the Crawford Award. Title short story listed for the 2000 O. Henry award.

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Goblin Mercantile Exchange

Futures, Options, and Swaps (the weblog of Alan DeNiro)


December 3
Book release reading and reception, Common Good Books, St. Paul (intersection of Selby and Western). 7:30 p.m.

November 30-December 12
Author chat on LibraryThing.

December 12 (Saturday), 1-2 p.m.
Signing at Uncle Hugo’s, Minneapolis

February 27 (Saturday), 2-4 p.m.
Reading with Paul Jessup at Erie Book Store, Erie, PA

March 17-21, 2010
Virginia Festival of the Book, Charlottesville, VA:
Appearing March 18, The Ways We Come of Age - 6:00 PM. UVA Bookstore. With Tanya Egan Gibson, Dylan Landis, Alison Larkin.

March 23, 2010
Fountain Bookstore, Richmond, VA, 6:30 p.m.

March 24, 2010
Flyleaf Books, Chapel Hill, NC: 7 p.m.

March 25, 2010
Park Road Books, Charlotte, NC: 7 p.m.

March 26, 2010
Malaprop’s Bookstore/Cafe, Asheville, NC: 7 p.m.

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