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Sat, 27 Aug



Truly Like Lightning: David Duchovny

Sonya Wilson interviews actor, screen writer, director and author David Duchovny as part of the Auckland Writers Festival 2022

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Truly Like Lightning: David Duchovny
Truly Like Lightning: David Duchovny

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27 Aug 2022, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Auckland, Aotea Centre, 50 Mayoral Drive, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

About The Event

Of David Duchovny’s latest novel, Truly Like Lightning, the Washington Post said, “We could use more David Duchovny novels: funny, big picture, irreverent.” An epic adventure that asks how we make sense of right and wrong in a world of extremes – with a former Hollywood stuntman and a converted Mormon as lead characters – the book follows hot on the heels of three equally acclaimed works of fiction: Holy Cow: A Modern-Day Dairy Tale, Bucky F*cking Dent and Miss Subways. As novelist, songwriter and Golden Globe-winning actor, Duchovny is a man of prodigious talent – well-known as the star of television series The X-Files and Californication. In an irreverent, Speedo-clad cameo in one of Netflix’s breakout successes of 2021, The Chair, he appeared as the author of an expansive, if dated, thesis on Beckett; in real life he goes one better with a literature degree from Princeton and an MA from Yale. He takes time out from his shooting schedule to discuss his writing life with Sonya Wilson.

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