Oakland - Aimee Bender discusses and signs "The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake"

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Aimee Bender DieselDiesel, A Bookstore in Oakland is excited to present the fabulous Aimee Bender as she discusses and signs her new novel, The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, the lush and moving story of a girl whose magical gift is really a devastating curse, on Sunday, June 27 at 3pm.

Aimee Bender is the author of The Girl in the Flammable Skirt, which was a NY Times Notable Book, An Invisible Sign of My Own which was an L.A. Times pick of the year, and Willful Creatures, which was nominated by The Believer as one of the best books of the year.

Her short fiction has been published in Granta, GQ, Harper's, Tin House, McSweeney's, The Paris Review, and many more, as well as heard on PRI's This American Life and Selected Shorts. She's received two Pushcart prizes, and was nominated for the James Tiptree. Jr. Award in 2005.

She lives in Los Angeles, and teaches creative writing at USC.


Event date: 
Sunday, June 27, 2010 - 3:00pm
Event address: 
Diesel, A Bookstore Oakland
5433 College Ave
94618 Oakland
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385501125
Availability: Special Order - Please call to confirm availability
Published: Doubleday - June 1st, 2010

Willful Creatures Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385720977
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Anchor Books - August 8th, 2006

The Girl in the Flammable Skirt: Stories Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385492164
Availability: On Our Shelves Now - click to see which location!
Published: Anchor Books - August 16th, 1999