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Aimee Bender, on the longest day of the year, read in her inimitable style of butterflies, symmetry, and a man performing a dating search for his mother. Eddie Muller, Czar of Noir, held us spellbound with a suspense-filled tale of the Zodiac killer. Frances Lefkowitz read from one of her forthcoming memoirs, a powerful passage about growing up poor in California, and her emotional relationship to money. Ethel Mays told of an encounter with a coyote. Sean Kim took us through the multiple twists of a dark metafictional detective story.