filmmaker/teacher/nude portraitist to show up at 10:45 a.m. to sign copies of his paperback, Palo Alto: Stories.
Many say they were spurred by this morning’s Today show appearance; others came as early as 5 a.m., huddling on the street with copies of his book, a prerequisite to get in to the event.
“He’s done so many different things–writing, teaching, the play Mice and Men,” said Jamie Peterson, 23, who arrived from Brooklyn.
Several young women said they came all the way from Dansbury, Connecticut. One of them told B+B: “I got his [hardcover] book last year.” She was sitting on the sidewalk reading it.
Correction: The original version of this post was revised because it misidentified the age of Foster Reisz.