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Saturday, October 13 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Bodies and What to Do with Them: Virgie Tovar & Daniel Handler

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Author and activist Virgie Tovar (You Have the Right to Remain Fat) shares the stage with bosom buddy Daniel Handler (AKA Lemony Snicket), author of the recent All the Dirty Parts: A Novel, about a teenage boy and his avid, age-appropriate urges. According to Bitch Magazine, Tovar’s book of essays "will embolden fat people to simply live” and calls for an overhaul of our cultural standards of beauty. Together they discuss body image and sex, and the challenges of writing about them. FREE, $5-10 suggested donation

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Daniel Handler

Daniel Handler is the author of six novels, most recently All the Dirty Parts, and far too many books as Lemony Snicket, most recently The Bad Mood and the Stick. His essay on the Eurythmics album Savage is still considered definitive.

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Virgie Tovar

Virgie Tovar is an author, activist and one of the nation's leading experts and lecturers on fat discrimination and body image. She pens a weekly column called "Take the Cake," and is the founder of Babecamp, a four-week online course designed to help women who are ready to break... Read More →

Saturday October 13, 2018 7:00pm - 8:30pm PDT