Book Club

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Tannen's is proud to announce the launch of our brand new Book Club! Join your favorite magic authors each month on Zoom to discuss their books. If you own a copy of our next meeting's book, attending Book Club is completely free! If you need a copy, we have some available.

We're thrilled that our friend John Lovick (Handsome Jack) will be joining us for our next Book Club meeting. He will be discussing his book, Handsome Jack, Etc., which details twenty stand-up and close-up routines with complete scripts, histories, and commentary on their development and performance. In addition to Jack's urbane descriptions, Lovick provides two essential essays on the subjects of scripting and persona. 

Handsome Jack, Etc.

Written by male model/master magician Handsome Jack (with footnotes by John Lovick), this treatise is a rarity in the magic world: it's as funny (and attractive) as it is instructive. 

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Praise for Handsome Jack, Etc.

"Handsome Jack is two of the best magicians I know." 

Derek DelGaudio

This book is a vault of original, powerhouse material.

Michael Carbonaro

"Forget about his incredible looks. Handsome Jack's skill, humor, and humility, make him a great writer of magic."

David Blaine

Book Club FAQ

Q: How much is Book Club?

A: Free! All you need to do to join Book Club is own a copy of this meetings book. If you buy a copy from Tannen's you will automatically be sent the Zoom link. If you already own the book, just send us a photo of your copy by clicking here.

Q: How long is each Book Club?

A: Each meeting lasts at least 60 minutes, but may run longer.

Q: What if I own the book but miss the meeting?

A: If you send us proof of ownership, we'll add the recording to your account.

Upcoming Meetings

Handsome Jack, etc.

Join acclaimed magician, male model, and megastar Handsome Jack aka John Lovick on June 6 at 2pm EST.

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Drawing Room Deceptions

A modern classic of magic. Author Guy Hollingworth in conversation with Mike Caveney on June 20 at 2pm EST.

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Confronting Magic

Watch the recording of our last meeting with Steve Cohen, author of Confronting Magic.

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