Reading: A Person of Interest
Susan Choi

In a discussion with Executive Director of the National Book Foundation, Harold Augenbraum, Choi will talk about her latest book, A Person of Interest (Penguin, 2008), a vision of a life turned upside-down in the aftermath of a Unabomber-type attack. The novel explores the ethnic, social and psychological dimensions of contemporary American society in an age of terror. Book signing and reception to follow.

Susan Choi was born in Indiana and grew up in Texas. She is the author of The Foreign Student (HarperCollins, 2004), which won the Asian American Literary Award for Fiction and was a finalist for the Discover Great New Writers Award at Barnes & Noble, and American Woman (HarperCollins, 2004). With David Remnick, she edited an anthology of fiction entitled Wonderful Town: New York Stories from the New Yorker. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

$10 members/students with ID, $12 nonmember

Reading: A Person of Interest

Susan Choi
Friday, February 1, 2008
6:30 PM
$0.00
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