University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Living in the Extreme

Get swept away in luxurious lifestyles as characters try to have all the riches that life has to offer until it starts to quickly crumble away. Assistive listening devices available.

Chris Bohjalian

Chris Bohjalian has a brand new novel arriving in March 2018, “The Flight Attendant.” Also recently published was "The Sleepwalker," in October of 2017. His books have been chosen as best books of the year by the Washington Post, the St....

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Jamie Ford

Jamie Ford is an American author and Tucson Festival of Books favorite. He is best known for the New York Times best-selling novel, "Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet," which won the Asian-Pacific American Award for Literature....

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Brendan Mathews

Brendan Mathews is the author of the novel "The World of Tomorrow," named an Editors' Choice by the New York Times Book Review. His fiction has twice appeared in The Best American Short Stories and in Virginia Quarterly Review, Salon, Cincinnati Review, and other publications in the US and UK....

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Love and Other Consolation Prizes
Jamie Ford
Fiction / Literature
Ballantine - Random House
September 2017
ISBN 9780804176750
320 pages
$28.00, INSTORE
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From the bestselling author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet comes a powerful novel, inspired by a true story, about a boy whose life is transformed at Seattle's epic 1909 World's Fair. More/less

The Flight Attendant
Chris Bohjalian
Mystery / Thrillers
March 2018
ISBN 9780385542418
Hardcover, 368 pages
$26.95, NYP
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From the New York Times bestselling author of The Guest Room, a powerful story about the ways an entire life can change in one night: A flight attendant wakes up in the wrong hotel, in the wrong bed, with a dead man - and no idea what happened. More/less

The World of Tomorrow
Brendan Mathews
Fiction / Literature
Little, Brown and Company
September 2017
ISBN 9780316382199
560 pages
$28.00, INSTOCK
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Three brothers caught up in a whirlwind week of love, blackmail, and betrayal that culminates in an assassination plot, set in 1930s New York. More/less

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