Tag Archives: Tales of the City

Armistead Maupin: Writing the City

Duration: 55 minutes First broadcast: Tuesday 11 February 2014 Matthew Bannister meets novelist Armistead Maupin, the writer best known for his Tales of the City series of novels set in San Francisco. Sami Shah is a stand-up comedian from Pakistan … Continue reading

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Redesigned Book Covers

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2014 From the Harperperennial tumblr page I’m going to Armistead’s event at powerHouse Arena tonight for The Days of Anna Madrigal but I just wanted to share this before I go. We love the look of Anna … Continue reading

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Armistead Maupin’s Tales Of The City

Sam Baker January 30, 2014 Many people I know have a Tales of the City moment. For some it was back in 1978 when the series started. For others it was not until 1993 when the series that immortalised Barbary … Continue reading

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Armistead Maupin Bids Farewell to ‘Tales’

Tim Teeman February 2, 2014 As he writes his final ‘Tales of the City’ novel, Armistead Maupin talks sex, drugs, marriage, mortality – and lapping up Burning Man’s craziness – with Tim Teeman. When I ask how his book tour … Continue reading

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Maupin and me: on the Tales of the City Tour

NOTE:  Be sure to visit the original article for pictures of Damian and his Tours of the Tales Damian Barr The Guardian, Friday 31 January 2014 13.00 EST After more than 30 years documenting the lives and loves of a … Continue reading

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Tourism for Locals: Macondray Lane Paves the Path for Tales of the City

By Juan De Anda Thu., Jan. 30 2014 at 12:10 PM After 40 years of entertaining readers and viewers with the adventures and tragedies of Anna Madrigal, Mary Ann Singleton, Michael “Mouse” Tolliver, and other characters; Armistead Maupin, creator of … Continue reading

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Armistead Maupin on Saying Goodbye to San Francisco and Tales of the City

Tony Bravo January 29, 2014 There’s something melancholy yet appropriate about Armistead Maupin choosing to end his famed Tales of the City series at this particular point in the city’s history; the San Francisco of the nearly 40 years of … Continue reading

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California dreaming: Armistead Maupin’s ‘Tales of the City’

PATRICK STRUDWICK  Wednesday 29 January 2014 The series of novels have changed the lives of countless gay people. As the last volume is published, Patrick Strudwick pays a personal tribute Living above a strip joint is significantly less salubrious than … Continue reading

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Final Tales: Q&A with Armistead Maupin on Concluding his Iconic San Francisco Series

By Juan De Anda Monday, January 27, 2014 Armistead Maupin refuses to be the old fart who bickers about San Francisco not being what it used to be, even after chronicling it for nearly 40 years. What started off as … Continue reading

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Mrs. Madrigal says

Memorable quips and comments from San Francisco’s fictional landlady This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to Printers Row members with the Sunday Chicago Tribune and by digital edition via email. Click here to learn about joining Printers … Continue reading

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