An Evening with Anthony Marra:
Lafayette Library and Learning Center
3491 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette
Thursday, September 25th, 2014
6:30pm – 8:00pm | $20
LLLCF’s Distinguished Speaker Series welcomes Anthony Marra, author of the NY Times bestseller “A Constellation of Vital Phenomena”
BEST OF 2013 by: The Washington Post, The New York Times Book Review, The San Francisco Chronicle, New York Magazine, Salon, The Chicago Tribune, The New Republic, The Christian Science Monitor, NPR, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, The Toronto Globe & Mail, GQ, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, Kirkus Review, Goodreads, Google, Amazon, Barnes & Noble
Anthony Marras exquisite debut novel, A Constellation of Vital Phenomena, is about the transcendent power of love in wartime. When first published in May 2013, it became an instant New York Times bestsellerand later won the National Book Critics Circles John Leonard Prize, and was longlisted for the National Book Award. It was selected by the Northern California Independent Booksellers Association as best fiction book of 2013. Marra sets the story in contemporary Chechnya, which has endured a series of devastating wars, occupations, and insurgencies that began in 1994 and have only recently subsided.
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