Monthly Archives: September 2008

I’m trying to catch up with all the things that have been going on the last few days.  But a little about the weekend. Friday morning, bright and early (up at 4:15 am) to catch my flight, but it turned … Continue reading

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And so I am back, and will have much to report on a busy, fun weekend.  Suffice it to say that Allison McGeehon was a godsend, introducing me to the terrific independent booksellers, Maryann McFadden was my excellent companion to … Continue reading

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West Hollywood Book Fair

At 3 pm today, at the West Hollywood Book Fair near the Pacific Design Center, I will be on a panel “Beginnings: Writing the First Novel.”  At 4 pm, I will be signing copies of SWEETSMOKE at the Book Soup … Continue reading

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I’m in Mobile, Alabama tonight at the Marriott, Page and Palette tomorrow to sign books at 1 pm. 

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Goin’ Mobile

I, Dave Fuller, will be in Mobile, AL tomorrow night for the Hyperion Cocktail Party at the Marriott Renaissance Riverview Plaza Hotel.  Amy Dickinson of “Ask Amy” will be there along with Maryann McFadden, of The Richest Season.   The next … Continue reading

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Did you hear me?  I was on Dr. Alvin Augustus Jones’s show on WCBQ this morning (6:30 am my time), being interviewed about Sweetsmoke.  I must tell you, I just love Dr. Jones.  He brings out the best in an … Continue reading

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Mobile, Alabama and West Hollywood Book Fair

I will be at the Southern Independent Booksellers’ Association in Mobile, Alabama this Friday and Saturday.  Saturday afternoon, you can find me at Page and Palette in Fairhope, Alabama, doing a signing.  Sunday you can find me back in Los Angeles … Continue reading

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“Fuller works hard to give us a mid-19th-century world that feels authentic, from small details (Cassius uses Lucifer friction matches to light his cigars) to the larger sprawl of the plantation … Some of the novel’s most effective scenes are … Continue reading

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Oh, Book Group

Lauri and Dennis Crane hosted a mammoth book group, consisting of an incredible array of intelligent voices.  Beside me sat the fabled Deborah Schneider, who also spoke about the SWEETSMOKE journey.  A splendid time was had by me.  I can’t … Continue reading

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This evening I will be visiting two book groups, actually one visit but a combination of two book groups.  Lauri Crane has gone above and beyond even extraordinary efforts to put this together, and I am so grateful to her.  … Continue reading

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