Author, musician, and raconteur Mike Edison brings his unique blend of mayhem to Quimby's to read and perform from his new book You Are a Complete Disappointment: A Triumphant Memoir of Failed Expectations. Joining him will be "World's Greatest Piano Player" Mickey Finn, and his own Rocket …
Viva La Pizza the Art of the Pizza Box
by Scott Wiener
Published by Melville
144p, color, hardcover, 7.5"x8.25"
To make a book like this work -and not have it feel woefully trivial- is a pretty big accomplishment (and requires a massive devotion to pizza box graphics). Fantastically, Viva La Pizza actually does work, and Weiner's collection of boxes is delightful and surprising, topped throughout with well-written anectdotes illuminating the history of pizza, boxes, and pizza boxes.