The Tour de Nerdfighting 2012

News like this always makes me ridiculously happy!!!
As quoted by John Green's Tumblr page
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ANNOUNCEMENT: The Tour de Nerdfighting 2012
In January of 2012, Hank and I (and the Katherine and occasionally the Yeti) will be going on tour to celebrate the publication of
The Fault in Our Stars, and also because we haven’t been on tour together since 2008. These events will feature music, readings, hilarity, free posters, fancy programs, crossword puzzles, book signing, and many other things"

TUESDAY, JANUARY 10TH - 7:00 PM
WELLESLEY, MA
Dana Hall School (45 Dana Rd., Wellesley, MA 02482)
Hosted by the Wellesley Booksmith. More info here at their site or by calling 781.431.1160.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11th - 6 PM
NEW YORK, NY
Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway, New York, NY 10025 (Broadway & 95th)
Tickets at their site or by calling 212.864.5400
NOTE: Tickets are $25 (but do include a book), because everything is more expensive in New York.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 13th - 7 PM
BETHESDA, MD
The Crystal Ballroom at the Bethesday Hyatt regency (7400 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814)
Hosted by Politics & Prose - Tickets at 202.364.1919

SATURDAY JANUARY 14TH - 6 PM
RALEIGH, NC
Ravenscroft School (7409 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh, NC 27615)
Hosted by Quail Ridge Books - Tickets at 919.828.1588

SUNDAY JANUARY 15TH - 7 PM
ATLANTA, GA
Presser Hall at Agnes Scott College (141 East College Ave., Decatur, GA 30030)
Hosted by Little Shop of Stories - LSOS is apparently not ready for ticket sales, but they will be soon! I will let you know…

(Then there will be events in Birmingham, AL and New Orleans, LA, but I don’t know when or where yet.)

FRIDAY JANUARY 20TH - 7 PM
PASADENA, TX
Pasadena High School (206 South Shaver, Pasadena, TX 77506)
Hosted by Blue Willow Bookshop - Tickets at 281.497.8675

(Then there will be something in Austin.)

TUESDAY JANUARY 24TH - 7 PM
ALBUQUERQUE, NM
KiMo Theatre (423 Central Avenue Northwest, Albuquerque, NM 87102)
Hosted by Alamosa Books Tickets at 505.797.7101 or info@alamosabooks.com (Also, they have a facebook.)

(Then comes a thing in Arizona, but I don’t know when or where.)

THURSDAY JANUARY 26TH - 7 PM
SANTA MONICA, CA
Lincoln Middle School Auditorium, 1501 California Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90403
Hosted by Children’s Book World. Tickets at 310.559.2665.

FRIDAY JANUARY 27TH - 7 PM (yeah baby, I am sooo there)
REDWOOD CITY, CA (San Francisco-ish)
Fox Theater - Redwood City (2221 Broadway St., Redwood City, CA 04063)
Hosted by Kepler’s. Tickets will be available starting next week.

SUNDAY JANUARY 29TH - 7 PM
PORTLAND, OR
Bagdad Theater (3702 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland, OR 97214)
Hosted by Powell’s Books - Tickets will be available soon.

MONDAY, JANUARY 30TH - 7 PM
SEATTLE, WA (Well, Lake Forest Park, anyway)
The Third Place Commons (17171 Bothell Way Northeast, Lake Forest Park, WA 98155)
Hosted by Third Place Books. Tickets will be available starting next week.

That’s it for now! We hope you can make it to a stop on the tour de nerdfighting 2012, and we’re sorry again that we can’t go everywhere. But we’re really excited to see as many of you as possible IRL. I’ll turn on asks for the next couple days in case there are questions I can answer. DFTBA!

2 comments on "The Tour de Nerdfighting 2012"

I Read Banned Books wrote: December 5, 2011 at 7:56 PM

He added an Austin date too! Awesome!

Jen


Haleyknitz wrote: December 16, 2011 at 6:44 AM

GAH i can't tell you how happy I am to find another nerd-fighting book blogger.


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I have compiled all the SF, bay area YA and NA events in this section. If you know of any events that I have failed to post, please let me know. Also, please keep in mind that some events may change and it is best to verify all events prior to attendance.

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LAUREN OLIVER
A Great Good Place for Books in Oakland
Wednesday, October 1 @ 7pm

LAUREN OLIVER
Book Passage in San Francisco
Thursday, October 2 @ 12:30pm

LAUREN OLIVER and JANDY NELSON
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Thursday, October 2 @ 7pm

JANDY NELSON, NINA LaCOUR and STEPHANIE KUEHN
Hicklebee's in San Jose
Friday, October 3 @ 7pm

SARA FARIZAN
Books Inc. on Market St.
Friday, October 10 @ 7pm

JAMES FREY with John Hanke, VP of Google's Niantic Lab
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Saturday, October 11 @ 6pm


BECCA FITZPATRICK, CHRISTINA LAUREN & KIERSTEN WHITE
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Sunday, October 12 @ 3pm


LITQUAKE: Why YA is good for the Mind, Body and Soul with Lana Adlwan, Hannah Jayne, Tim J Myers, Jandy Nelson and Mitali Perkins
Hotel Rex in San Francisco
Sunday, October 12 @ 3:30


FIERCE READS TOUR with GENNIFER ALBIN, NIKKI KELLY, JESSICA BRODY and MARISSA MEYER
Linden Tree Books in Los Altos
Monday, October 13 @ 6:30pm

PAOLO BACIGALUPI and A.S. KING
Bookshop Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz
Wednesday, October 15 @ 7pm

RICK RIORDAN (ticketed event)
Fox Theatre in Redwood City
Wednesday, October 15 @ 7pm

CORY DOCTOROW and JEN WANG

Mrs. Dalloway's in Berkeley
Thursday, October 16 @ 7:30pm

MARIE LU
Face in a Book in El Dorado
Thursday, October 16 @ 7pm

A.S. KING and PAOLO BACIGALUPI
Sports Basement on Bryant in SF
Thursday, October 16 @ 6pm

MICHELLE GAGNON with Cara Black, Juliet Blackwell and Susan C. Shea
Borderlands Books in SF
Saturday, October 18 @7:15-8:15pm

SCOTT WESTERFELD
This is a TICKETED event purchase tickets HERE
Books Inc. Opera Plaza in SF
Wednesday, October 22 @7pm

GARTH NIX and MICHAEL GRANT
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Thursday, October 23 @ 7pm

JANDY NELSON
Book Passage in Corte Madera
Friday, October 24 @ 6:30pm

KENDARE BLAKE
Linden Tree Books in Los Altos
Saturday, October 25 @ 4-5:30pm
(it is appreciated if you RSVP in advance so they can provide seats and plan for aromatherapy supplies!)

SARA RAASCH, KASIE WEST AND CORRINE JACKSON
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Monday, October 27 @ 7pm

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