Tuesday
Jul222014

LA, Ep. 30

July 22, 2014 — In LDM's annual Westwood delight, we returned to the magnificent Hammer Museum for a mid-summer event that boasted some of LA's finest. After a pitch-perfect night, the show closed with Sean Michaels outdueling Sara Benincasa in the Quiz of Death II to win Michaels the LDM LA, Ep. 30 crown.

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Thursday
Jul102014

LA, Ep. 29

July 10, 2014 — On a whimsical and vibrant night, Literary Death Match returned to Largo at the Coronet for a whizbang affair of the highest order (to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society), which saw Aimee Bender outduel co-finalist Annabelle Gurwitch in overtime in a Lone Star Lit finale to win Bender the LDM LA, Ep. 29 crown. 

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Thursday
Jul032014

London, Ep. 42

July 3, 2014 — On a perfect summer night in Jolly Ol', Literary Death Match partnered with Independent Bookseller's Week to present a special Windmill Books spectacular at the brand-spanking-new Foyles that went down to the wire, as John Boyne outdueled co-finalist Anthony Anaxagorou in a Literary Pictionary finale by a 2-1 score to win Boyne the LDM London, Ep. 42 crown.

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Friday
Jun062014

London, Ep. 41

June 7, 2014 — No wonder we love the Stoke Newington Literary Festival so much. On a brilliant Saturday night in east London, LDM returned to Stokey for a Picador-sponsored bonanza that saw the immaculate Jessie Burton outduel co-finalist J.B. Morrison in a Literary Charades finale that won her the LDM London, Ep. 41 crown. 

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Wednesday
May212014

Lillehammer, Ep. 1

May 21, 2014 — After too much time away, Literary Death Match returned to awe-inspiring Norway to be part of the Norsk Litteraturfestival for our Lillehammer debut, and what a night it was, as Ellisiv Lindkvist outdueled co-finalist Gina Cornelia Pedersen by a score of 35-34 in Literary Spelling Bee II, to win Lindkvist the LDM Lillehammer, Ep. 1 crown. 

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Thursday
May152014

London, Ep. 40

May 15, 2014 — On a perfectly-weathered Thursday, Literary Death Match headed east to the gorgeous environs of The Proud Archivist for a pitch-perfect night presented by Social Book Week that ended when Heather O'Neill narrowly toppled Lloyd Shepherd in a Literary Pictionary finale in sudden death to win O'Neill the LDM London, Ep. 40 crown.

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Tuesday
May132014

Norwich, Ep. 2

May 14, 2014 — To celebrate all that is amazing about UNESCO's Cities of Lit, Literary Death Match returned to Norwich for the Norwich & Norfolk Festivalfor a night wealthy with whimsy. In the end it was Isley Lynn who beat out D.W. Wilson in a One Star Wonder finale by a score of 47 to 31, winning Lynn the LDM Norwich, Ep. 2 crown.

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Tuesday
May132014

London, Ep. 39

May 13, 2014 — On a cool night in central London, Literary Death Match heated up Soho House by teaming with Unbound (the crowdfunded publishers) to bring a cavalcade of brilliance that finished with Salena Godden outdueling co-finalist Zoe Pilger in a One Star Wonder finale by a final score of 39.5 to 24 to win Godden the LDM London, Ep. 39 crown.

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Wednesday
Apr302014

NYC, Ep. 45

April 30, 2014 — In a wild show of international awesome, Literary Death Match turned the cruelest month on its head, at  The Breslin Bar and Dining Room at the Ace Hotel. Teamed with Pen World Voices Festival, the night finished with Saeed Jones narrowly beating Alona Kimhi in our Literary Spelling Bee II finale by one point to win Jones the LDM NYC, Ep. 45 crown.

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Saturday
Apr262014

Hartford, Ep. 1

April 26, 2014 — In one of the most thrilling debuts we could imagine, Literary Death Match headed to the Mark Twain House in Hartford, where Julia Pistell outdueled Jon Sands in LDM's Literary Spelling Bee II by the narrowest of margins to win Pistell the LDM Hartford, Ep. 1 crown.

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