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Diane Lefer ~ “California Transit” book signing ~ June 4th

8:34 AM PDT on June 4, 2007

"Lefer's characters... are Californians obsessed with social and economic justice, the welfare of animals, the politics of the body and the Kafkaesque horrors of immigration law." San Francisco Chronicle

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"I am a terrorist. By paying US taxes, I provide material support for State-sponsored terrorism and torture." Diane Lefer

I had never heard of this remarkable author when she e-mailed me a month ago to ask if Taco would be interested in advertising her upcoming book reading and signing. The author interview posted on her publisher's website, www.sarabandebooks.org, left me speechless. Since moving to Los Angeles from New York in 1994, Diane Lefer has interpreted for union leaders and peasant leaders from Colombia, immigrants locked up by the pre-September 11 INS, studied with a Zen priest and a man Martin Luther King Jr. honored as "the leading non-violence theorist in the world", worked with the Center for Theatre of the Oppressed and the Program for Torture Victims and serves on the animal behavior observation team of the research department at the LA Zoo. Need I say more?

Diane Lefer will be reading from her collection of short stories "CALIFORNIA TRANSIT" on Monday June 4th at 7pm @ Dutton's Brentwood , 11975 San Vicente Blvd., LA, CA 90049. Tel. (310) 476-6263.

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"California Transit contains such a wide range of quirky events and rich characterizations that it is as memorable and satisfying as any fiction.... grab this book, for each of her stories is a well-told and compelling gem." Oscar Hijuelos

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