The Bay Citizen ran an interview online.
The Associated Press covered the phenomenon; the story was picked up by many newspapers around the country, by the Huff Post, Salon, etc.
from my press release:
What is a pop-up book tour?
* An innovation in guerrilla marketing
* A reaching-out to an oblivious, but surprisingly welcoming public
* A lark, a venture away from the desk, into the world
* A desperate, symbolic gesture on behalf of a text with minimal (mass) appeal
* A parody of the standard tour
Where have I read on my conventional tour?
…a dive bar, an indie bookstore, a cafe, the Conservatory of Flowers, a movie screening room
Where have I already read on the pop-up tour?
…a golf course, the Presidio cemetery, a phone booth, Whole Foods, Mission Bay, The Beat Museum, an art gallery, a Muni bus (the Geary Limited), the park across from Danielle Steele’s house, the Frost memorial (on Market), Gleason Library Rare Book Room (USF)….