Poet Sylvie Baumgartel (PINK, Song of Songs) and bestselling novelist Amy Tan (The Joy Luck Club) read from their work to kick off the Althea Ward Clark W’21 Reading Series. Limited seating; arrive early to secure a seat—doors open at 7 PM.
PEN/Hemingway finalist and 2022-23 Hodder Fellow Jamil Jan Kochai reads from his latest short story collection, The Haunting of Hajji Hotak and Other Stories, a 2022 National Book Award longlist selection. Conversation with creative writing director Yiyun Li follows the reading, and a book signing. Open to public.
Labyrinth Live at the Library presents professor emerita Joyce Carol Oates and professor Maria DiBattista in conversation about Oates' new book, The Babysitter — a novel about love, deceit, lust and redemption, set against a backdrop of shocking murders in the affluent suburbs of Detroit. Held in person and via livestream.
Labyrinth Books and the Princeton Public Library present creative writing lecturer A.M. Homes, who will discuss The Unfolding, a stunning alternative history that is prescient, tender, and funny and is her first novel since the Women’s Prize award-winning May We Be Forgiven, with historian Laura F. Edwards. Open to public; no tickets required.