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Matthew Specktor at GR2 Sunday 2-3pm

  “With coolness and precision, Specktor comes across as a West Coast Saul Bellow in this sweeping narrative, but his energetic, pop-infused prose is markedly his own.” —Booklist “Specktor’s book deserves a special space in the L.A. canon, somewhere looking up at Pynchon and Chandler. Even as the narrator searches through his past to uncover the truth about his family, the author is searching, too.” —LA Weekly “…Matthew Specktor’s American Dream Machine [is] a big and generous novel that functions both as elegy for a recent past and fictional anthropology . . . .it evokes a world with casual ease and unexpected tenderness, recalling and referencing lots of other fiction (both Hollywood and non) while contriving to establish its unique authority.” —LA...

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GR2: May 19th Sunday, Matthew Specktor Reading and Signing – American Dream Machine

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Author Signing – Matthew Specktor American Dream Machine Sunday May 19 2-3pm GR2 – 2062 Sawtelle Blvd LA, CA 90025 www.gr2.net 310 445 9276 Matthew Specktor is the author of the novels American Dream Machine, which is currently being developed into a series for Showtime, and That Summertime Sound, as well as a nonfiction book of film criticism. His writing has appeared in The Paris Review, The Believer, Tin House, Salon, and numerous other anthologies and publications. He is a founding editor of the Los Angeles Review of Books. For any information: Eric Nakamura Giant Robot Owner/Publisher eric@giantrobot.com (310) 445-9276

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