Sean Penn to read novel at D.G. Wills Books
Oscar-winning actor Sean Penn will read from his first novel, “Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff,” at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 7 at D.G. Wills Books, 7461 Girard Ave.
“We’re absolutely ecstatic,” said D.G. Wills owner Dennis Wills, who noted that this will probably be the biggest-drawing event in the bookstore’s 27-year history.
“Allen Ginsberg drew 500 people,” Wills said, referring to the late poet’s 1994 reading. “I think we’re going to have that, maybe more, for Sean Penn. We’ll find out and we’re preparing.”
Penn, will read from his novel — which press materials describe as about “a modern American man,...