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Tres Gatos Book Club: Geek Love

Join us at Tres Gatos on June 25th as we discuss and dig into the bones of Katherine Dunn's modern classic, GEEK LOVE! The book is on sale at the Tres Gatos bookstore and all are welcome!

"Here is the unforgettable story of the Binewskis, a circus-geek family whose matriarch and patriarch have bred their own exhibit of human oddities (with the help of amphetamine, arsenic, and radioisotopes). Their offspring include Arturo the Aquaboy, who has flippers for limbs and a megalomaniac ambition worthy of Genghis Khan . . . Iphy and Elly, the lissome Siamese twins . . . albino hunchback Oly, and the outwardly normal Chick, whose mysterious gifts make him the family’s most precious—and dangerous—asset. 

As the Binewskis take their act across the backwaters of the U.S., inspiring fanatical devotion and murderous revulsion; as its members conduct their own Machiavellian version of sibling rivalry, Geek Love throws its sulfurous light on our notions of the freakish and the normal, the beautiful and the ugly, the holy and the obscene. Family values will never be the same."

Come by for some coffee, some wine, and a fantastic read! See you there!

Earlier Event: June 20
JP Sings Elvis
Later Event: June 26
Noel Smythe