Mary Gaitskill at Octavia Books


Mary Gaitskill will read and sign her book, Somebody with a Little Hammer, at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10, at Octavia Books (513 Octavia Street).

Mary Gaitskill is the author of the story collections Bad Behavior, Because They Wanted To (nominated for a PEN/Faulkner Award), and Don’t Cry. She also wrote the novels Veronica (nominated for a National Book Award) and Two Girls, Fat and Thin. She has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, and her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s Esquire, The Best American Short Stories, and The O. Henry Prize Stories.