Neal Pollack reads from his first novelNever Mind the Pollacks
Thursday, October 16, 7:30pm
Acclaimed humorist and Vanity Fair contributor Neal Pollack, has been satirizing political and social absurdity to hilarious results in such publications as Vanity Fair, GQ, Men\’s Journal, The New York Times, Slate, Salon, McSweeney?s and The Stranger, as well as on his website www.nealpollack.com.
His first novel Never Mind the Pollacks is an epic history of rock-and-roll told through the eyes of two rival rock critics. The novel spans the decades from the 1940s to the present day, and includes such real-life characters as Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Lou Reed, Iggy Pop, Bruce Springsteen, Joey Ramone, Patti Smith, Kurt Cobain, and many more.