Tag: Topeka

  • See?


    Look how important it is to me that I sign his boots the right way. Look at the tension in my free hand saying, “This man is going to see what I wrote every time he looks down. I’d better make it count.” I signed them, “Keep asking questions.” But judging from his Q&A personality, […]

  • Hello, Bay Area!

    Tomorrow morning I’ll be getting up early to drive to lovely, lovely San Francisco. Won’t you please come join me at Borders? 400 Post Street San Francisco, CA Phone:415.399.1633 7pm In Topeka over the weekend, I signed a pair of work boots. The man took off his shoes and had me sign the tops of […]

  • goodnight, topeka.

    I am now, officially, sick of myself. Podcast and video clips will be posted on the Topeka website in a few days. But it’s very different from the last time I went on a book tour. This time, there’s You Tube. LN James found me in the bathroom, and asked if I’d shoot some video […]

  • oh, no.

    oh, no.

    The dangers of my Topeka hotel: And new to the list, after the final round of allergy scratch tests: pollens, or Why California Is Killing Me: California Black Walnut Olive Tree Cottonwood Bermuda Grass Maple Cypress (like you wouldn’t believe. my arm was livid!) Ash Willow Brome grass Alkali rye grass Perennial rye grass Kentucky […]

  • new reviews

    “…a rollicking page-turner…Ribon has crafted Benny to a fully realized, sympathetic protagonist, an intelligent woman who lost her way at some point, but manages to stumble toward happiness. The result is fantastic and satisfying.” “…a pithy and achingly accurate tale of a family that puts the fun in dysfunctional.” Thanks to Sarah Wolf at the […]

  • What’s Up, Topeka?!

    I’ll be at the Topeka and Shawnee County Library on September 2nd. I’ll be reading from the new book, answering questions, signing things that may or may not be your breasts, and generally dorking-out right in front of your very eyes.