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KCLS Author Voices – Cristina Henríquez – The Book of Unknown Americans

October 14 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Join KCLS in this live online reading and conversation program. Cristina Henríquez is the author of The Book of Unknown Americans, which was a New York Times Notable Book of 2014 and one of Amazon’s 10 Best Books of the Year. It was the Daily Beast Novel of the Year, a Washington Post Notable Book, an NPR Great Read, a Target Book of the Month selection, and was chosen one of the best books of the year by BookPage, Oprah.com, and School Library Journal. 

Henriquez is also the author The World In Half (a novel), and Come Together, Fall Apart: A Novella and Stories, which was a New York Times Editors’ Choice selection. Her stories have been published in The New YorkerThe Atlanticand others. Cristina’s non-fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times MagazineThe Wall Street JournalReal Simpleand others.

She was featured in Virginia Quarterly Review as one of “Fiction’s New Luminaries,” has been a guest on National Public Radio, and is a recipient of the Alfredo Cisneros Del Moral Foundation Award, a grant started by Sandra Cisneros in honor of her father.

The program will be moderated by Kristen Millares Young.

Register here to participate: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/book-of-unknown/register


October 14
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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