Tucson Festival of Books

Cultural Collisions


Join authors Hanna Pylvainen, Cristina Henriquez and Lauren Grodstein as they explore the challenges that arise when different cultures share the same space ... and how to build a new community despite their differences.


Panelists
Lauren Grodstein

Lauren Grodstein is the author of five novels, including her most recent, the national bestseller "We Must Not Think of Ourselves," which was a Today Show Read with Jenna selection, a People Magazine Book of the Week, a New York Times Editor's Choice, and a Kirkus Best Book of 2023....

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Cristina Henríquez

Cristina Henríquez is the critically acclaimed author of "The Book of Unknown Americans," "The World In Half" and "Come Together, Fall Apart: A Novella and Stories." She has been longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and was a finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize....

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Hanna Pylväinen

Hanna Pylväinen is the author of the novel "We Sinners," which received the 2012 Whiting Award, and the novel "The End of Drum-Time," a finalist for the 2023 National Book Award. She is the recipient of a Princeton Arts Fellowship at Princeton University and was a 2020-2021 Cullman Fellow at the New York Public Library; her work has appeared in Harper's, The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine and The Wall Street Journal....

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Books:
The Great Divide
A Novel
Cristina Henríquez
Fiction / Literature
HarperCollins Publishers
January 2024
ISBN 9780063291324
336 pages

We Must Not Think of Ourselves
Lauren Grodstein
Fiction / Literature
Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
January 2023
ISBN 9781643752341
304 pages
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The End of Drum-Time
A Novel
Hanna Pylväinen
Fiction / Literature
Henry Holt and Company
January 2023
ISBN 9781250822901
368 pages
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