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I'm reading at Parnassus Books in Nashville, TN Thurs, June 5th at 6:30

Hi all,

I'm so excited to announce that I'll be reading from Scent and Subversion Thursday, June 5th at 6:30 pm at Ann Patchett's bookstore Parnassus Books.

http://www.parnassusbooks.net/event/a...

The event will also be multisensory: I'll have vintage perfumes and a selected display of vintage perfume ads to share, as well!

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