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  • 11
    11.September.Monday

    7:00 pm-8:00 pm
    2017-09-11
    Dudley's Bookshop Cafe
    137 NW Minnesota Ave, Bend, OR 97701, USA

    In 2012 when Kate Carroll de Gutes found herself at a rest stop “ruined with anxiety. And when I say ruined, I mean in a car, in hundred-degree weather, with all the windows rolled up, sobbing and crouched in the passenger’s seat rocking and waiting for the Ativan to take effect. I posted on Facebook, ‘Hello, Redding. Dear gods yer hot.’ A funny post that let my family and friends know where I was, but not how I was.”

    de Gutes didn’t yet understand how insidious social media had become—with pictures of risotto and bike rides, images of nights at the theater—all of it curated to show a wonderful life, regardless of what was really occurring.  But when her editor, her best friend, and her mother all died within ten months of each other, de Gutes could no longer keep up the charade.

    The result was The Authenticity Experiment: Lessons From the Best & Worst Year of My Life, a book about which Karen Karbo says, “How on earth has she composed a book about dying and grieving that radiates with so much joy, life, and humor?”  

    So come on, laugh, cry, and win some free swag while also being entertained and feeling a little less lonely in the world.  You know you want to.

  • 13
    13.September.Wednesday

    7:00 pm-8:30 pm
    2017-09-13
    Elliot Bay Book Company
    1521 10th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122, USA

    Social media has exploded since “45” came into office.  Not that we weren’t a nation of addicts before—in 2016, 79% of all Americans regularly used Facebook and 67 million people used Twitter each day. But now, late night tweets about “covfefe” and complaints about #fakenews seem common.

    That’s why Kate Carroll de Gutes’ new book, The Authenticity Experiment: Lessons from The Best and Worst Year of My Life, is so relevant as it focuses on her attempt to be completely authentic on social media.  The book rings with what author Sallie Tisdale calls “funny, hard, sad, sweet, tough, confusing, tender and sharp truth.”

    Free and open to the public.  You know you want to, so just come on.

  • 14
    14.September.Thursday

    7:00 pm-9:30 pm
    2017-09-14
    The Fremont Theater
    Lyon Court, 2393 NE Fremont St, Portland, OR 97212, USA

    Listen to Kate Carroll de Gutes read from her latest book, The Authenticity Experiment: Lessons From the Best & Worst Year of My Lifeand understand why Domingo Martinez calls it “a masterful navigation of the human soul in both crisis and wonder.”

    An evening of laughing, crying, and—maybe, just maybe—feeling a little less lonely in the world.  Of course, there’s also the free swag and some great live music, and it’s all free and open to the public.

    You know you want to hear this, so just come on.  Register for free tickets so we have an accurate count for the fire marshall, will you?

  • 19
    19.September.Tuesday

    7:00 pm-8:00 pm
    2017-09-19
    The Writers' Workshoppe
    810 Water St, Port Townsend, WA 98368, USA

    Listen to Kate Carroll de Gutes read from her latest book, The Authenticity Experiment: Lessons From the Best & Worst Year of My Life.  Laugh, cry, and feel a little less lonely in the world.  Also, win some swag.

    Free and open to the public.  You know you want to go, so just come on.