Mark Z. Danielewski: The Familiar Volume 5
Wednesday November 8: 7:00PM – 8:00PM
The intriguing series which has instilled curiosity into its reader is continuing on with the fifth volume and the Season One finale, where the young girl and her humanity-hunting cat face more heightened encounters. It starts with a phone call which demands the return of the mysterious cat and leads to a terrifying journey filled with more risks and challenges than the characters ever expected. So come on out and join us the in Rare Book Room as author Mark Z. Danielewski tells the thrilling tales behind his wondrous series.
Mark Z. Danielewski was born in New York City and lives in Los Angeles. He is the author of the award-winning and bestselling novel House of Leaves, National Book Award finalist Only Revolutions, and the novella The Fifty Year Sword, which was performed on Halloween three years in a row at REDCAT. His books have been translated into multiple languages. The Familiar is his 27-volume novel about a young girl who finds a kitten, which caused the New York Times to declare Danielewski "America's foremost literary Magus . . . He transmutes the pages of base books into rare new forms and formats."