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Thank you, Mr. Nixon: An Author Talk with Gish Jen on Zoom

2022-10-06 19:00:00 2022-10-06 20:00:00 America/New_York Thank you, Mr. Nixon: An Author Talk with Gish Jen on Zoom This event is a part of ONE, a community-wide read organized by MetroWest Readers Fest. MHL Virtual Programs -

Thursday, October 06
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-10-06 19:00:00 2022-10-06 20:00:00 America/New_York Thank you, Mr. Nixon: An Author Talk with Gish Jen on Zoom This event is a part of ONE, a community-wide read organized by MetroWest Readers Fest. MHL Virtual Programs -

This event is a part of ONE, a community-wide read organized by MetroWest Readers Fest.

Thank You, Mr. Nixon is a short story collection by the acclaimed writer Gish Jen. In this collection of 11 linked short stories, Jen “embarks on a fictional journey through U.S.-China relations, capturing the excitement of a world on the brink of tectonic change.” Thank You, Mr. Nixon was named the #1 Recommendation for AAPI Month by Oprah Daily, an Amazon Editor’s Pick for Best Literature & Fiction, and was called “marvelous” by Claire Oshetsky in the New York Times. In July 2022, NPR included Thank You, Mr. Nixon in its biannual “Books We Love” feature. In addition to Thank You, Mr. Nixon, Jen is the author of eight other books and has had short stories selected for The Best American Short Stories five times, including The Best American Short Stories of the Century, edited by John Updike. Gish Jen is currently a Visiting Professor at Harvard.

Whether or not you’ve read Thank You, Mr. Nixon, we enthusiastically invite you to a lively evening and hear from Gish Jen, an observant chronicler of American life who the late John Updike named as his self-appointed “successor” in 1999. Attendees will have ample opportunity to ask questions, share thoughts, or just listen.

MetroWest Readers Fest was incorporated as a 501(c)(3) in 2020. Its mission is to celebrate the joy of reading, to inspire lovers of literature, and to build community by connecting authors with the people who purchase, share, and engage with their work: Readers.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Library Program--Adults |

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