On Friday night, I read from my new book The Brubury Tales at the Rapp Saloon in Santa Monica. It was really fun. Thanks to Don Kingfisher Campbell for taking the time to video the event. Here’s the You Tube link if you want to check it out. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjQOO6OnOpo
An ambitious homage to Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, The Brubury Tales by Frank Mundo takes Chaucer’s story and frame to Los Angeles just after the riots, where seven security guards on the graveyard shift swap tales in a hilarious storytelling competition for Christmas vacation time. The tales themselves are “readable” updates of classic stories by Dostoevsky, Dickens, Boccaccio, O Henry, Poe, Twain, Gilman, Crane, Saki, Anderson, Bierce, and even Khayyam’s Rubaiyat. This edition also contains a special foreword by California literary legend, Carolyn See, the Friday-morning book reviewer for The Washington Post and bestselling author of Handyman and There Will Never Be Another You.