Jonathan Lethem & Dana Spiotta: A ConversationSaturday, June 4 | 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Berkeley City College
What’s real? What’s faux? How can you tell? And what makes it art? Two acclaimed novelists talk about Hollywood, Brooklyn, fame, and failure. Punk rock, sci-fi. Ma Bell and phone sex. Authenticity and faking it. Montage, collage, jump cuts, blog posts, texting, sampling, and other ways in which fiction writers envision and encrypt the world we live in.