This event takes place at our Jersey City location.
Michael Fournier’s second novel, Swing State, is about PTSD, flagging economies of mill towns, reality TV and football -- among other things. Fournier is also the author of a book about The Minutemen’s Double Nickels on the Dime, which is part of the 33 ⅓ series of music books. Fournier will be joined by writer Caryn Rose, whose books include the novel B-Sides and Broken Hearts and Raise Your Hand: The Adventures of an American Springsteen Fan in Europe.
Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required.
Swing State unveils the generally overlooked decades-long economic downturn in the rural Northeast. With an unflinching eye, novelist Michael T. Founier lays bare the dim dreams and raw existence of the lives of three residents of Armbrister, New Hampshire, who share the same goal: Get out.
Lisa Simon, age 37, still loves loud punk rock and hates Dave Matthews with an all-consuming passion. April 15, 2001 should have been just another Sunday night.