Inprint | Emily St. John Mandel & Colum McCann

Start: 
Monday, April 27, 2020 - 7:30pm
Location: 
Alley Theater | 615 Texas Avenue
Houston, TX 77002

General admission tickets for $5 will go on sale March 24, 2020 at inprinthouston.org.

EMILY ST. JOHN MANDEL is author of the bestselling novel Station Eleven, winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award, finalist for the National Book Award and PEN/Faulkner Award, and named a best book of the year by The Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Tribune, Buzzfeed, Time, and more. Translated into 32 languages, The New York Times called it “spine tingling [and] ingenious,” Ann Patchett described it as “so compelling, so fearlessly imagined, that I wouldn’t have put it down for anything,” and George R.R. Martin praised it for being “beautifully written, and wonderfully elegiac…. A book that I will long remember and return to.” Emma Straub calls Mandel’s work “astonishing.” Her earlier novels include The Lola QuartetThe Singer’s Gun, and Last Night in Montreal. Mandel comes to Houston with her new novel The Glass Hotel, a story of money, beauty, white-collar crime, ghosts, and moral compromise.

COLUM McCANN’s gift is “finding grace in grief” and “magic in the mundane” (San Francisco Chronicle). Dave Eggers called McCann’s international bestseller Let the Great World Spin, winner of the National Book Award, “a gorgeous book, multilayered and deeply felt, and … fun to read, too. Leave it to an Irishman to write one of the greatest-ever novels about New York.” The Seattle Times praised it as “dizzyingly satisfying.” McCann is also the author of the novels DancerSongdogsThis Side of BrightnessZoli, and TransAtlantic, longlisted for the Booker Prize, plus two story collections, including the acclaimed Thirteen Ways of Looking. He is also co-founder of Narrative 4, the nonprofit global story exchange organization. McCann comes to Houston with his new novel Apeirogon, set in Jerusalem, which tells an epic story rooted in the real-life friendship between two men – one Palestinian, one Israeli – who are united by loss.

 

The Glass Hotel: A novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525521143
Availability: Not Yet Published
Published: Knopf - March 24th, 2020

Apeirogon: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781400069606
Availability: Coming Soon - Pre-Order Now
Published: Random House - February 25th, 2020