Gulf Coast Reads Celebration this Saturday

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October 24, 2012 by witshouston

Jonathan Safran Foer, whose novel, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close is the 2012 pick for Gulf Coast Reads ( will be at the Houston Public Library this Saturday, October 27, at 2 PM. Mr. Foer will go on at 2 PM, but the event kicks off at 12:30 (Doors open at noon) with the Main Street Theater interpreting a scene from the book. Refreshments will be served and special guests, such as Mayor Parker, and last year’s Gulf Coast Reads author, Chitra Divakaruni, will be joining us.  The event is entirely free and open to the public.


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