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about

Audiobook for the novel "IN CASE WE DIE" by Danny Bland.
Published by Fantagraphics Books, September 2013.

To buy the physical novel:
www.fantagraphics.com/browse-shop/in-case-we-die.html

Audiobook is available in CD and digital versions:
Digital download format is MP3 or WAV.

To buy the physical CD on Amazon:
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The CD is compressed MP3s only - 1 disc (great for the car).
Length: 7 Hours, 17 minutes and 47 seconds.

Every incredible artist, actor, and musician who recorded a chapter DONATED their time and talents. We thank them so very much!
A portion of all audiobook proceeds will go to MusiCares, a non-profit arm of the Grammy Foundation providing medical care and sobriety resources for musicians. www.grammy.org/musicares


Book Tour (more dates tba):

July 13th - SubPop Jubilee - Fantagraphics Store - Seattle WA - 2:00 PM

August 31st - Bumbershoot - Fantagraphics Follies @ Leo K Theatre - Seattle WA - 6:15 PM

September 9th - Powell's Bookstore (Hawthorne) - Portland, OR - 7:30 PM

September 11th - Booksmith - San Fransisco, CA - 7:30 PM

September 14th - Book Soup - Los Angeles, CA (with special guests Wayne Kramer, Dave Alvin) - 4:00 PM

September 18th - Changing Hands - Tempe, AZ - 7:00 PM

September 21st - The Regulator - Durham, NC - 7:00 PM

September 24th - Atomic Books - Baltimore, MD - 7:00 PM

September 25th - Random Tea Room - Philadelphia, PA (with special guest the legendary "Paul Bearer") - 6:00 PM

September 26th - Manitobas - NYC, NY (with special guest Mike Edison, records spun by Eric Davidson

- 7:00 PM

September 30th - Barnes & Noble (Peabody) Boston, MA (with special guest - Damien Echols) - 7:00 PM

October 1st - Bookcourt - Brooklyn, NY - 7:00 PM

October 2nd - Quimby's - Chicago, IL - 7:00 PM

October 12th - Elliott Bay Books - Seattle, WA - 7:00 PM


Reviews:

“Our anti-hero is floating in a tiny lifeboat made of heroin, graveyard shifts & rock music. His companions are two fabulous women; a bombshell who robs banks & a beautifully pale rock violinist who can barely dodge suicide. ICWD is much funnier & more satisfying than any other junkie rock’n'roll tragedy.” – John Doe (X)

“Bland is a brutally funny and bravely honest writer. A perfect guide through the bloodshot streets and desperate bedrooms of the underground wilderness.” – Dave Alvin (Blasters)

“In Case We Die is beautiful and brutal. The prose are visceral, eloquent and moving. Addiction, love and music in the seedy underworld of rainy Seattle in the 1990′s … so vivid I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn’t back there again. Danny Bland is a modern Charles Bukowski.” - Mike McCready (Pearl Jam)

“In Case We Die is a poetic and elegant journey … straight to the gutter.” – Wayne Kramer (MC5)

“Beautiful, literary redemption.” – Exene Cervenka (X)

“A great piece of work — full of filth and heart.” – Steve Earle

“A suitably Peckinpah finale. Bravo. It has been like a traveling dream state and sometimes familiar look into the abyss.” – Greg Dulli (Afghan Whigs)

“I am a believer in what Bland has to say. He writes with eloquence, candor, darkness, and humor….the good stuff!” – Duff McKagan (Guns ‘N’ Roses)

Danny Bland is one of the most interesting people I’ve ever known. Beneath a crusty, punk rock exterior lies one of the biggest hearts I’ve ever seen. This book? It’s the literary version of Danny Bland.” – Damien Echols (West Memphis Three)

"First-time author Danny Bland reveals a gratifying mastery of imbuing this otherwise bleak backdrop with generous swaths of humor and heart, finding empathy not in the terrifying realities of addiction, but in Charlie’s refusal to roll over and die, physically and figuratively." – Joe Daly, The Weeklings

"Genuinely hilarious" – Pete Cottelle, The Willamette Weekly

credits

released 28 August 2013

THANK YOU:
Dave Alvin (Blasters, Knitters), Greg Dulli (Afghan Whigs, Twilight Singers), Duff McKagan (Guns & Roses), Donal Logue (Actor, Sons of Anarchy, American Splendor, Steal This Movie), Lee Ving (FEAR), Wayne Kramer (MC5), Mark Arm (Mudhoney). Eddie Spaghetti (Supersuckers), John Doe (X, Knitters), Jacob Pitts (Actor, Justified), Damien Echols (West Memphis Three), Mark Lanegan (Screaming Trees, Queens of the Stone age), Rob Delaney (Comic, Twitter Superstar), Lou Beach (Author, Artist), Steve Earle (singer, songwriter, actor), Blag Dahlia (Dwarves), Tony Fitzpatrick (Artist, actor, playwright,
poet, boxer), Mark Boone Jr. (Actor, Sons of Anarchy), Aimee Mann, Marc Maron (Comedian, Podcast host), Tom Hansen (Author “American Junkie”), John Sinclair (White Panther Party / MC5 manager), Dana Gould (Comic, Writer), Lew Temple (Actor, The Devil’s Rejects, The Walking Dead), Mike McCready (Pearl Jam)

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