Brentwood - Thursday February 9th at 6:30 pm - Patricia Engel with PEN America and Jean Chen Ho discusses and signs "The Faraway World".
Join us, in partnership with PEN America, on Thursday February 9th at 6:30 pm as we welcome Patricia Engel to the store to discuss and sign The Faraway World. Joining her in conversation will be Jean Chen Ho.
This event is free to attend and will be held in the courtyard at DIESEL, A Bookstore in Brentwood.
From Patricia Engel, whose novel Infinite Country was a New York Times bestseller and a Reese’s Book Club pick, comes an exquisite collection of ten haunting, award-winning short stories set across the Americas and linked by themes of migration, sacrifice, and moral compromise.
Patricia Engel is the author of Infinite Country, a New York Times bestseller and Reese’s Book Club selection; The Veins of the Ocean, winner of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize; It’s Not Love, It’s Just Paris, winner of the International Latino Book Award; and Vida, a finalist for the Pen/Hemingway and Young Lions Fiction Awards, New York Times Notable Book, and winner of Colombia’s national book award, the Premio Biblioteca de Narrativa Colombiana. She is a recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. Her stories appear in The Best American Short Stories, The Best American Mystery Stories, The O. Henry Prize Stories, and elsewhere. Born to Colombian parents, and herself a dual citizen, Patricia is an associate professor of creative writing at the University of Miami.