Douglas Coupland

Thursday, April 17, 2014, 8:00pm
Skirball Cultural Center 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90049 Map and directions

Canadian novelist and visual artist Douglas Coupland discusses his new novel, "Worst. Person. Ever." with author and veteran interviewer Alex Cohen.

Coupland is known for work that synthesizes high and low culture and that examines how modern technology impacts human existence. He first rose to fame with his debut novel, the 1991 bestseller "Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture," which helped to popularize terms like “Generation X” and “McJob.”

A Q&A and book signing follow the program.

Event Info

Advance reservations recommended: Available on site at the Skirball, online at, or by phone at (877) SCC-4TIX or (877) 722-4849

About the sponsor:
The mission of the Skirball Cultural Center is to explore the connections between four thousand years of Jewish heritage and the vitality of American democratic ideals. It seeks to welcome and inspire people of every ethnic and cultural identity in American life. Guided by respective memories and experiences, together they aim to build a society in which everyone can feel at home.