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September 26, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

An In-Person Evening with Chuck Palahniuk

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Date:
September 26, 2023
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Venue

Miami Dade College, Wolfson Auditorium
300 NE 2nd Ave Bldg 1, 2nd Floor
Miami, FL 33132 United States
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Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present

AN IN-PERSON EVENING WITH CHUCK PALAHNIUK

discussing Not Forever, But for Now (Simon & Schuster, $26.99)

Tuesday, September 26,  7:30 PM

Address: Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus Auditorium | 300 NE 2nd Avenue, Building 1, Room 1261, Miami, Florida 33132

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Books & Books and Miami Book Fair are thrilled to host Chuck Palahniuk, known for his thought-provoking and unconventional storytelling. Join us as we celebrate the release of his latest book! Chuck will be discussing Not Forever, But for Now (Simon & Schuster, $26.99). A hilarious horror satire about a family of professional killers responsible for the most atrocious events in history and the young brothers that are destined to take over. 

PLEASE NOTE: The location for this event has CHANGED. The new location is Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus Auditorium, 300 NE 2nd Avenue, Building 1, Room 1261, Miami, Florida 33132. 

TICKETS REQUIRED: All tickets are GENERAL ADMISSION and are purchased through Eventbrite. Each ticket admits one (1) person into the venue and includes one (1) PRE-SIGNED copy of Not Forever, But for Now ($26.99 + tax). Please be aware that there will NOT be a book signing after the event. Please arrive early and anticipate a bag check.


About the Book:

From the bestselling author of Fight Club comes a hilarious horror satire about a family of professional killers responsible for the most atrocious events in history and the young brothers that are destined to take over.

Meet Otto and Cecil. Two brothers growing up privileged in the Welsh countryside. They enjoy watching nature shows, playing with their pet pony, impersonating their Grandfather…and killing the help. Murder is the family business after all. Downton Abbey, this is not.

However, it’s not so easy to continue the family legacy with the constant stream of threats and distractions seemingly leaping from the hedgerow. First there is the matter of the veritable cavalcade of escaped convicts that keep showing up at their door. Not to mention the debaucherous new tutor who has a penchant for speaking in Greek and dismembering sex dolls. Then there’s Mummy’s burgeoning opioid addiction. And who knows where Daddy is. He just vanished one day after he and Mummy took a walk in the so called “Ghost Forest.”

With Grandfather putting pressure on Otto to step up, it becomes clear that this will all end in only two ways: a nuclear apocalypse or just another day among the creeping thistle and tree peonies. And in a novel written by Chuck Palahniuk, either are equally possible.


About the Author:

Chuck Palahniuk’s fourteen novels include the bestselling Snuff; Rant; Haunted; Lullaby; Fight Club, which was made into a film by director David Fincher; Diary; Survivor; Invisible Monsters; and Choke, which was made into a film by director Clark Gregg. He is also the author of the nonfiction profile of Portland, Fugitives and Refugees, and the nonfiction collection Stranger Than Fiction. His story collection Make Something Up was a widely banned bestseller. His graphic novel Fight Club II hit #1 on the New York Times list. He’s also the author of Fight Club III and the coloring books Bait and Legacy, as well as the writing guide Consider This. He lives in the Pacific Northwest.

FAQs

Do I need a ticket to attend? Yes, all tickets are general admission and are required for entry.

How much are tickets? General Admission tickets are $26.99 including book and tax.

Does my ticket include a book? Yes! All tickets include a pre-signed copy of Not Forever, But for Now.

Can I buy books at the event? Yes! Chuck’s other books will be available for purchase at the event before and after the event.

Can I bring a friend or family member? Everyone is welcome! …but they will need to purchase a ticket in order to receive a copy of the book. 

Will there be a meet and greet? No, unfortunately not this time.

Is there parking? FREE parking is available at the MDC Parking Garage located on NE 2nd Ave & Ne 1st Ave, with entrances on 5th and 6th streets, on Tuesday, September 26 for this event.

What if I can’t make it? If you are unable to attend, your book will be available for pick up at your earliest convenience at our Coral Gables location under your first and last name.