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The Good News! Many of you are ordering books about antiracism in America. The Not As Good News. Publishers are rushing to reprint many of these titles and it takes time. For some books, it will be a week or two, for others it will take longer. We don't know exact dates and we will email you as soon as we have more information. Thank you for your patience.


Jeff Metcalf | Wacko's City of Fun Carnival

This event is free and open to the public and will take place at the bookshop. 

Local favorite Jeff Metcalf will read from and sign his new book, Wacko's City of Fun Carnival

When Hub Walker gets arrested trying to buy a bottle of whiskey at the local liquor store, it sets in motion a chain of events only Jeff Metcalf can imagine. A high schooler, Hub has already had one or two run-ins with the law so to his young mind, he was on his way to Juvie for sure. So, when an opportunity arises to steal a cop car and escape, it seems like a good idea at the time. One crazy thing leads to another and before we know it, Hub has fled to Wyoming and joined Wacko’s City of Fun Carnival. He seems well-suited to the carnie lifestyle initially; plenty of beer, interesting people, and a beautiful barrel-racing cowgirl who steals his heart. But no sooner has the carnival pulled into Cheyenne than things begin to go sideways. At turns tender and hilarious you might ask where this story comes from; well, while this is written as a novel, many, if not all, of these events actually transpired! 

Places in the signing line are reserved for those who purchase a copy of Wacko's City of Fun Carnival from The King's English.

GET YOUR COPY NOW! Pre-order your signed copy of Wacko's City of Fun Carnival today, by either calling the store at 801-484-9100 or ordering online. Please specify if you will be attending the event and if you want your book personalized.

Event date: 
Friday, November 22, 2019 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
The King's English Bookshop
1511 S 1500 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84105