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Rebecca Makkai reads and signs "The Borrower". Also, Tim Horvath, with "Understories"!

Tuesday July 24th, 2012, 7 p.m.

The Borrower is the story of Lucy Hull, a twenty-six-year-old children’s librarian in the small town of Hannibal, Missouri, who finds herself both kidnapper and kidnapped when her favorite patron, ten-year-old Ian Drake, runs away from home.

"Rarely is a first novel as smart and engaging and learned and funny and moving as "The Borrower." Rebecca Makkai is a writer to watch, as sneakily ambitious as she is unpretentious."~ Richard Russo, Pulitzer Prize-winning author

Also joining us will be Tim Horvath, a Portsmouth writer and close personal friend of Rebecca, sharing his new collection of short stories, Understories.

 Rebecca Makkai, author of The Borrower
Event date: 
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
27 S Main St
03301 Concord
us
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143120957
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - May 29th, 2012

"Rarely is a first novel as smart and engaging and learned and funny and moving as "The Borrower."" --Richard Russo, author of Pulitzer Prize-winning "Empire Falls"

Lucy Hull, a children's librarian in Hannibal, Missouri, finds herself both kidnapper and kidnapped when her favorite patron, ten-year-old Ian Drake, runs away from home.


$15.95
ISBN: 9781934137444
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bellevue Literary Press - May 2012

New Hampshire Literary Award Winner
"Profound . . . with more to say on the human condition than most full books. . . . A remarkable collection, with pitch-perfect leaps of imagination." --Minneapolis "Star Tribune"
"Horvath doesn't just tell a story, he gives readers a window into the hearts, minds and souls of his characters." --"Concord Monitor"


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