Bonnie Tsui discusses "Why We Swim"

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Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 5:00pm

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Bonnie Tsui

Friends of the Lafayette Library present

Bonnie Tsui

author of 

Why We Swim


Time Magazine Must-Read Book of 2020
A Best Book of the Season: BuzzFeed Bustle San Francisco Chronicle
A Best Book of the Year: NPR's Book Concierge * Washington Independent Review of Books

“A fascinating and beautifully written love letter to water. I was enchanted by this book." —Rebecca Skloot, bestselling author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

An immersive, unforgettable, and eye-opening perspective on swimming—and on human behavior itself.

New York Times contributor Bonnie Tsui, a swimmer herself, dives into the deep, from the San Francisco Bay to the South China Sea, investigating what it is about water that seduces us, despite its dangers, and why we come back to it again and again.

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ISBN: 9781643751375
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Algonquin Books - April 13th, 2021