Literary Luncheon - Brit Bennett presents "The Mothers"

Event date: 

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

Event address: 

276 Village Square
Orinda, CA 94563-2504
The Mothers cover
Brit Bennett

 

Paperback Available Oct. 10th

“Ms. Bennett allows her characters to follow their worst impulses, and she handles provocative issues with intelligence, empathy and dark humor. Her risk-taking pays off.” –The New York Times

“Delivers lines that you’ll want to savor and read out loud — because it’s a story about secrets and betrayals, and part of the pleasure is your own sighs and gasps. It’s both intimate and epic in scope. . .It hums along at a brisk, emotional pace — the kind of story that feels like it’s moving fast, but really, it’s moving deep.” –NPR

“A fantastic debut novel. . .Some novels take place as you read them, while others grow more complicated as you think back on them. Bennett has written that rare combination: a book that feels alive on the page and rich for later consideration.” –The Washington Post

Born and raised in Southern California, Brit Bennett graduated from Stanford University and later earned her MFA in fiction at the University of Michigan, where she won a Hopwood Award in Graduate Short Fiction as well as the 2014 Hurston/Wright Award for College Writers. Her work is featured in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The Paris Review, and Jezebel. She is one of the National Book Foundation’s 2016 5 Under 35 honorees.

$12 ticket

includes luncheon with wine.

Phone Orinda Books 925-254-7606

to reserve your seat!
 

The Mothers Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780399184512
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Riverhead Books - October 11th, 2016