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This blissfully outlandish, bracingly smart tour de force is about a teen who has to come to terms with relinquishing control for the first time as she falls for the hot new…pterodactyl…at school. HOT PTERODACTYL BOYFRIEND is a deliciously weird and original contemplation of personal metamorphosis, the intoxicating effects of lust, and the clarity that comes with experience.
Its selection was inspired by ANNIE JUMP AND THE LIBRARY OF HEAVEN’s themes of coming-of-age, finding your place in the universe and engaging with non-human species.
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 7-9PM at Solid State Books
This Pulitzer Prize winning novel follows a follows a resilient boy’s entanglement with a small famous painting that escapes destruction in a devastating terrorist attack.
Its selection was inspired by SING TO ME NOW‘s themes of creativity and artistic inspiration – fighting for beauty while the world is falling apart.
DISCUSSED FALL 2018
In an isolated village in the Icelandic Westfjords, three friends set to work renovating a rundown house. But soon, they realize they are not as alone as they thought. Something wants them to leave, and it’s making its presence felt. Meanwhile, in a town across the fjord, a young doctor investigating the suicide of an elderly woman discovers that she was obsessed with his vanished son. When the two stories collide, the terrifying truth is uncovered. This horrifying thriller, partly based on a true story, is the scariest novel yet from Yrsa Sigurdardottir, who has taken the international crime fiction world by storm.
Its selection was inspired by REYKJAVIK’s themes of fate and isolation as well as its mystery-thriller genre.
DISCUSSED FEBRUARY 2019 at Solid State Books
Rorschach Theatre’s aesthetic is a unique blend of dark magic, bold use of space and a signature fierce performance style. What other artists, in other mediums speak to this aesthetic? The Rorschach Team organizes monthly events in which artists and audience come together to explore art galleries, cinema, author events and other adventures that feature work with a Rorschach flavor. Learn more here: https://rorschachtheatre.com/other-peoples-ink/
Solid State Books is a full-service general interest bookstore with a deep and diverse selection of fiction and non-fiction titles, as well as gifts curated to appeal to customers of all ages. Solid State Books has an extensive children’s book and young adult section to fully serve the smallest readers. Their deep slate of programming includes author readings and signings, children’s story hours, book groups, local interest panels, political conversations and more. They also have a coffee bar with a delicious selection of pastries, snacks, beer, and wine. https://solidstatebooksdc.com