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MANIA—Author Events Schedule

MARCH 2013

10 (Sunday)

NEWSEUM: INSIDE MEDIA | 2:30 p.m.
Washington, D.C. | 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW | (888) NEWSEUM
RON COLLINS — Discussion and Book Signing

14 (Thursday)

STRAND BOOK STORE | 7:00 p.m.
New York City | 828 Broadway at 12th St. | (212) 473-1452
RON COLLINS and New York Times journalist John Leland Q&A Discussion and Book Signing

23 (Saturday)

VIRGINIA FESTIVAL OF THE BOOK | 2:00 p.m.
Charlottesville, Va. | 605 E. Main St. | (434) 970-3113
RON COLLINS & DAVID SKOVER Discussion with Moderator Dan Doernberg

24 (Sunday)

POLITICS and PROSE BOOKSTORE | 5:00 p.m.
Washington, D.C. | 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW | (202) 364-1919
RON COLLINS & DAVID SKOVER Presentation and Book Signing

30 (Saturday)

BOOK SOUP | 4:00 p.m.
Los Angeles (W. Hollywood) | 8818 Sunset Boulevard | (310) 659-3110
DAVID SKOVER Presentation and Book Signing

APRIL 2013

3 (Wednesday)

CULTURE SHOCKS with BARRY LYNN
KCAA-Radio Los Angeles (Syndicated)
RON COLLINS talks about MANIA with host Barry Lynn on his syndicated radio show, Culture Shocks:


5 (Friday)

SEATTLE UNIV. SCHOOL OF LAW SYMPOSIUM | 1:00–7:00 p.m.
Seattle | Sullivan Hall | 901 12th Ave. | (206) 353-3283
RON COLLINS & DAVID SKOVER Host Two Panel Discussions with Matt Theado, Albert Bendich, Nadine Strossen, and Others | Book Signing and Reception to Follow

11 (Thursday)

CONNIE MARTINSON TALKS BOOKS
L.A. CityView 35 (Syndicated) | 3:00 p.m. & 11:30 p.m.
DAVID SKOVER talks about MANIA with host Connie Martinson on her long-running TV show, Connie Martinson Talks Books (watch here)

THE VISIONARY ACTIVIST RADIO SHOW
KPFA-94.1 San Francisco (Pacifica) | 2:00 p.m.
RON COLLINS talks with host Caroline Casey about Ginsberg, Kerouac, Burroughs, and the boys—as well as the long-suffering women in their lives. The free speech battles of Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Al Bendich are also discussed (listen here)

12 (Friday)

ELLIOTT BAY BOOK CO. | 7:00 p.m.
Seattle | 1521 Tenth Ave. | (206) 624-6600
RON COLLINS & DAVID SKOVER Presentation and Book Signing

May 2013

11 (Saturday)

FOR YOUR EARS ONLY with DAVID ALPERN
Radio America (Syndicated)
RON COLLINS talks about MANIA with host and former Lucien Carr colleague David Alpern on his syndicated radio show, For Your Ears Only:


JULY 2013

17 (Wednesday)

CITY LIGHTS BOOKSELLERS | 7:00 p.m.
San Francisco | 261 Columbus Ave. at Broadway | (415) 362-8193
RON COLLINS & DAVID SKOVER Presentation and Book Signing | Part of the CITY LIGHTS AT 60/HOWL LEGACY series of events commemorating City Lights' 60th birthday and the publication of Allen Ginsberg's HOWL