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Crossing the Line


Three critically-acclaimed authors discuss the bonds between parent and child, and explore the moral complexities that exist at the intersection of race, class, privilege and power in these adoption stories. Assistive listening devices available.


Panelists
Lisa Ko

Lisa Ko has been awarded fellowships and residencies from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the MacDowell Colony, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Writers Omi at Ledig House, the Jerome Foundation and Blue Mountain Center, among others....

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Celeste Ng

Celeste Ng grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Shaker Heights, Ohio. She attended Harvard University and earned an MFA from the University of Michigan. Her debut novel, "Everything I Never Told You," won the Massachusetts Book Award, the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature and the ALA’s Alex Award....

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Thrity Umrigar

Thrity Umrigar is the best-selling author of the novels "Bombay Time," "The Space Between Us," "If Today Be Sweet," "The Weight of Heaven," "The World We Found" and "The Story Hour." She is also the author of the memoir: "First Darling of the Morning....

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Books:
Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng
Fiction / Literature
Penguin Press
September 2017
ISBN 9780735224292
Hardcover, 384 pages
$27.00, INSTORE
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From the bestselling author of Everything I Never Told You, the intertwined stories of the picture-perfect Richardson family and the mother and daughter who upend their lives "I read LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE in a single, breathless sitting. More/less

The Leavers
Lisa Ko
Fiction / Literature
Algonquin
May 2017
ISBN 9781616206888
352 pages
$25.95, INSTORE
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"Published simultaneously in Canada by Thomas Allen & Son Limited"--Copyright page.

Everybody's Son
Thrity Umrigar
Fiction / Literature
Harper
June 2017
ISBN 9780062442246
352 pages
$26.99, INSTOCK
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The bestselling, critically acclaimed author of The Space Between Us and The World We Found deftly explores issues of race, class, privilege, and power and asks us to consider uncomfortable moral questions in this probing, ambitious, emotionally wrenching novel of two families—one black, one white. More/less

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