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Artist David Witt has just unveiled his awesome poster for Tell-All. You might remember that David did posters for Snuff and Pygmy too.
The poster is now available on his site and is in limited quantity, so hurry.
UPDATE: Promo is now over. Doubleday is not receiving any more emails. Winners will be notified soon.
Doubleday is giving away 200 rare Tell-All posters to the first 100 people to email them right now. This is no joke. Picture it like one of those radio DJ promotions where the first 10 people to call a number get concert tix. Well, here, they're giving away 2 posters to each of the first 100 people that contact them. Be sure to include your mailing address and full name. U.S. entrants only.
This is a rare poster that you will not find anywhere else.
Promotion starts right now. read more »
Some new and exciting details about Chuck's May 6th New York City event for The Strand at the Cooper Union 's Great Hall have just emerged!
Broadway and television actress Julie Halston (Hairspray, Gypsy, The Man Who Came to Dinner; Sex & the City) will perform selections from TELL-ALL as Hazie Coogan and Katherine Kenton.
Each ticket holder will also receive a limited edition, custom-designed TELL-ALL “movie” poster.
The details of the event are:
Thursday, May 6 2010
6:00PM - 7:30PM
This is Chuck Palahniuk's first & only NYC appearance for his latest novel, Tell-All.
Tickets are $30. Ticket includes a signed copy of Tell-All. The event is located at The Great Hall at Cooper Union at 7 East 7th Street on Third Avenue.
Hurry! Only the first 100 fans who purchase a ticket are invited to meet the author & get their books inscribed. Those 100 VIPs will receive an email from the Strand, confirming their VIP status.
For more information and to purchase a ticket, visit:
Can’t make the event but still want a signed book? Click here to pre-order a signed copy of Tell-All and other titles by Chuck Palahniuk.
Hey, everyone. The day you've been waiting for (since last week at least), is here! Chuck's publicist at Doubleday just contacted me with the tour dates for Tell-All. Keep in mind, these dates and some details are always subject to change. So if you have very specific questions, don't post them here. Instead, contact the stores. We've included website and phone information for all the events.
- Tuesday, May 4th - Portsmouth, NH
- Wednesday, May 5th - Boston, MA
- Thursday, May 6th - New York, NY
- Saturday, May 8th - Asheville, NC
- Monday, May 10th - Chicago, IL
- Wednesday, May 12th - Calgary, AB - Details Posted!
- Tuesday, May 18th - Los Angeles, CA
- Thursday, May 20th - San Francisco, CA - Details Changed!
Also, Chuck's publicist wanted me to include this message, along with the dates:
NOTE: Chuck will personalize one copy of TELL-ALL and one backlist title for the first 100 ticket holders at his events on the 2010 tour. However, please note there will be a not signing portion to the Boston and Chicago events. Please contact the bookstores at the phone number or website below for ticketing info and other details.
Doubleday needs YOUR help choosing which 50s-style movie poster to produce for Tell-All!
And to thank you for your help, they are offering 50 (FIFTY!) fans a quantity of the winning poster! This means that you don't get just one Tell-All poster, but a bunch that you can share with friends that are also Chuck fans. How cool is that?
How to enter to win:
- Please review the following link carefully, and vote accordingly! Doubleday is looking for a very specific type of poster as detailed in that link. (There are a lot of great posters, but not all are following the criteria.)
- Send one email!
- The subject line of the email should have the artist's name (It is below the posters).
- The body of the email should contain your full name and mailing address. (Your email may be disqualified if you don't follow those directions)
- Only one email entry per person and no amendments or do-overs
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The official description for Tell All, Chuck Palahniuk's upcoming novel (May 3, 2010), is now up on Amazon:
The hyperactive love child of Page Six and Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? caught in a tawdry love triangle with The Fan. Even Kitty Kelly will blush.
Soaked, nay, marinated in the world of vintage Hollywood, Tell-All is a Sunset Boulevard–inflected homage to Old Hollywood when Bette Davis and Joan Crawford ruled the roost; a veritable Tourette’s syndrome of rat-tat-tat name-dropping, from the A-list to the Z-list; and a merciless send-up of Lillian Hellman’s habit of butchering the truth that will have Mary McCarthy cheering from the beyond.
Our Thelma Ritter–ish narrator is Hazie Coogan, who for decades has tended to the outsized needs of Katherine “Miss Kathie” Kenton—veteran of multiple marriages, career comebacks, and cosmetic surgeries. But danger arrives with gentleman caller Webster Carlton Westward III, who worms his way into Miss Kathie’s heart (and boudoir). Hazie discovers that this bounder has already written a celebrity tell-all memoir foretelling Miss Kathie’s death in a forthcoming Lillian Hellman–penned musical extravaganza; as the body count mounts, Hazie must execute a plan to save Katherine Kenton for her fans—and for posterity.
Tell-All is funny, subversive, and fascinatingly clever. It’s wild, it’s wicked, it’s bold-faced—it’s vintage Chuck.
Props to Andy for spotting this and emailing us about it.
Chuck Palahniuk's next novel 'Tell All' just went up on Amazon as a pre-order this week, with completed cover design. I immediately went to the good people at Random House for a blurb about the book, and got these words from Chuck's wonderful editor, Gerry Howard:
“A dark reimagining of All About Eve and a hilarious assault on celebrity. From the absolute master of dark reimaginings and hilarious assaults.”
In a recent audio interview Chuck did with KPBS, while on the road promoting his latest novel "Pygmy", Chuck openly talked about his next novel. In fact, Chuck revealed that, while caring for his mother last year, he actually wrote three novels! The one which is going to drop in 2010 is called "Tell All" and if you thought Chuck couldn't get anymore original and daring... think again.
The plot: The novel will feature Lillian Hellman, a real life playright. She is best known as Dashielle Hammet's lover and the writer of the controversial film "The Children's Hour" which featured Audrey Hepburn and Shirley McClain as lesbians. According to the interview, Chuck wants to reinvent her as a "larger than life Super Hero" and talk about her incredible life and exploits, as she wrote about them in her memoir "An Unfinished Woman".