Bay Area Author Event: Daniel Handler and Maira Kalman

If you go into Kepler's you will see this display of which you can add your experience of why you broke up with someone.

Teen Event: Daniel Handler (Lemony Snicket) and Maira Kalman

Thursday, February 2, 7:00 p.m.

Why We Broke Up

@KEPLER's Bookstore

I'm telling you why we broke up, Ed. I'm writing it in this letter, the whole truth of why it happened.

Min Green and Ed Slaterton are breaking up, so Min is writing Ed a letter and giving him a box. Inside the box is why they broke up. Two bottle caps, a movie ticket, a folded note, a box of matches, a protractor, books, a toy truck, a pair of ugly earrings, a comb from a motel room, and every other item collected over the course of a giddy, intimate, heartbreaking relationship. Item after item is illustrated and accounted for, and then the box, like a girlfriend, will be dumped.

The good news is that Kepler's is giving out signing line tickets with every copy of the book you buy from them. And these tickets will be numbered. So the earlier you buy the book, the less time you will spend in line waiting to meet and get your book signed by Daniel and Maira. Can’t get better than that!

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