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Friday, June 22, 2012

Get Lit with The Believer and Tumblr This Saturday

Posted By on Fri, Jun 22, 2012 at 8:00 AM

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How Should a Person Be? is the title of Sheila Heti's new book, and the answer is, "They should start by being at the Make-Out Room this Saturday for one sexy, lit-ted out mashup brought to you by Tumblr and The Believer magazine."

It's the first time that our New York friends at Tumblr are co-hosting a West Coast writers' party, and because we don't have a chip on our shoulder, we need to show those East Coast bloggers that we are the rowdiest literary nerds around. It's also Sheila Heti's only S.F. reading on the tour of her book, which David Shields calls "funny and sexy and smart" and also aptly portends Saturday night's mixer. There to accompany her in style are the lovely Melissa Graeber, Mills Baker, Joshua Heineman, and The Rumpus's Isaac Fitzgerald, all fierce writers and culture-shapers in their own right.

Would you miss a new-fashioned night of booknerds and bloggers mingling over old-fashioneds? We didn't think so.

The party starts June 23 at 6 p.m. at the Make-Out Room, 3225 22nd St. (at Mission). Admission is free.

Also, check out our interview with the very wise and funny Sheila Heti.

For more events in San Francisco this week and beyond, check out our calendar section. Follow us on Twitter at @ExhibitionistSF and like us on Facebook.

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