Shakespeare & Co.

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Shakespeare & Co. is an independent full-service bookstore in Missoula, MT.  We sell new books, kids books, gifts, journals, cards, t-shirts, gift certificates and more. Stop by for recommendations and check out our readings and events!

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Josh Simmons - Black River

  • Shakespeare & Co 103 South 3rd St W Missoula, Mt, 59801 United States (map)

Saturday, May 2nd: Graphic Novel. Josh Simmons reads from his latest graphic novel Black River, with a screening of one of his short films. 7 pm.

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Josh Simmons's latest, greatest and most terrifying graphic novel yet is about to hit the United States. Black River stars a group of women, one man, and two dogs are making their way through a post-apocalyptic world in search of a city that supposedly still has electricity and some sort of civilization. Along the way, they go to a comedy club, take a drug called Gumdrop, and encounter gangs of men who are fools, lunatics, or murderous sadists. In other words, all manner of terrors.  You think the Hunger Games is scary? What if it was your every damn day? This full-length graphic novel is his best work yet, echoing director John Carpenter's perfect tick-tock pacing, as well as Shirley Jackson's ability to transcend genre and turn it into literature.

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