Nov. 6: Friends of Augustana Book Discussion: The Tiger's Wife
Join us for a Friends of Augustana book discussion led by Dr. Sandra Looney, Professor of English, at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6, at the Fellows' Presidential Residence located at 37th Street and Grange Avenue. The event is free to Friends of Augustana members and $10.00 for non-members. Wine, desserts and other refreshments will be served.
The featured novel is "The Tiger's Wife" by Tea Obreht. On Oct. 12, Obreht was named a finalist for the National Book Awards that will be awarded in November for her highly praised debut of The Tiger’s Wife. Hardcover books are available in the Augustana bookstore for $25. Paperbacks will be available from local booksellers beginning Nov. 1.
About the author: Téa Obreht was born in Belgrade in the former Yugoslavia in 1985 and has lived in the United States since the age of twelve. Her writing has been published in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Harper’s, and The Guardian, and has been anthologized in The Best American Short Stories and The Best American Nonrequired Reading. She has been named by The New Yorker as one of the twenty best American fiction writers under forty and included in the National Book Foundation’s list of 5 Under 35. Téa Obreht lives in New York.
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