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  1. Gary Phillips will read from and sign his new collection of gritty and grabbing short stories, Treacherous: Grifters, Ruffians and Killers on two upcoming dates:

    Thursday, February 16, 7 PM
    Eso Won Bookstore
    4331 Degnan Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90008
    323.290.1048

    Saturday, February 18, 2 PM
    Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore
    2810 Artesia Blvd.
    Redondo Beach, CA 90278
    310.542.6000

    Publishers Weekly said of this collection:
    “Most of the 20 highly entertaining selections in this new collection also spotlight the hip urban scene Phillips has made his own, as in the interwoven betrayals faced by an aging hustler in “The Kim Novak Effect” or a swindle gone south in “Roger Crumbler Considered His Shave.” But origins in theme anthologies offer some unexpected scenarios. Sure, you’d expect a drug buy to erupt in violence in a story first published in The Cocaine Chronicles, but not for the dealers to have to fight for their lives against an attack by disco zombies (“Disco Zombies”)…Those looking for a fun romp amid crime and killers will be satisfied.”

    Come on down and get a little treacherous.

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