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Offsite | Chuck Palahniuk | Beautiful You

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Chuck Palahniuk: Beautiful You
Benoit Denizet-Lewis
1501 West Guadalupe Road, Mesa 85202 [map]
Doors and will-call open at 6pm.

The legendary bestselling author of Fight Club visits with his new novel about the apocalyptic marketing possibilities of female pleasure.

Penny Harrigan is a low-level associate in a big Manhattan law firm with an apartment in Queens and no love life at all. So it comes as a great shock when she finds herself invited to dinner by one C. Linus Maxwell, aka "Climax-Well," a software mega-billionaire and lover of the most gorgeous and accomplished women on earth. After dining at Manhattan's most exclusive restaurant, he whisks Penny off to a hotel suite in Paris, where he proceeds, notebook in hand, to bring her to previously undreamed-of heights of orgasmic pleasure for days on end. What's not to like? This: Penny discovers that she is a test subject for the final development of a line of sex toys to be marketed in a nationwide chain of boutiques called Beautiful You. So potent and effective are these devices that women by the millions line up outside the stores on opening day and then lock themselves in their room with them and stop coming out. Except for batteries. Maxwell's plan for erotically enabled world domination must be stopped. But how?

  • TICKET required for admission to presentation.
    • $25.95 + tax: good for one seat and one signed copy of Beautiful You.
    • $5: for one additional seat. Limit of one $5 admission per $25.95 ticket book purchase.
      • Tickets purchased online will be available for pickup at Dobson High School Auditorium will call only.
  • Seating at Dobson High School Auditorium is general admission; first-come, first-served.
  • All copies of Beautiful You will be pre-signed by Chuck Palahniuk and distributed to ticket holders at Dobson High School Auditorium.
    • Those that cannot attend the event can pick up their signed copies after the event at Changing Hands.
  • Chuck Palahniuk cannot pose for photographs, personalize books, or sign books brought from home. There will be no signing at the event.
  • Event details may be subject to unannounced changes.
  • CAN'T MAKE IT?  Please call us at 480.730.0205 or click "add to cart" on this page to pre-pay and we'll have one or more copies signed and reserved for you. We also ship anywhere in the US and to most international locations (extra charges apply).

CHUCK PALAHNIUK is the author of thirteen novels — Doomed, Damned, Tell-All, Pygmy, Snuff, Rant, Haunted, Diary, Lullaby, Choke, Invisible Monsters, Survivor, and Fight Club — which all have sold more than five million copies in the United States. Fight Club was made into a movie directed by David Fincher and starring Brad Pitt, and has since become a cult classic. He is also the author of Fugitives and Refugees and the nonfiction collection Stranger Than Fiction. He lives in the Pacific Northwest. Visit him on the web at
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