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Off the Page: Cristina Henríquez and “The Great Divide”

in Conversation with Susan Blumberg-Kason

2024-04-09 19:00:00 2024-04-09 20:00:00 America/Chicago Off the Page: Cristina Henríquez and “The Great Divide” Join Hinsdale author Cristina Henríquez as she discusses her newest book "The Great Divide" with fellow local writer Susan Blumberg-Kason. "The Great Divide" is a TODAY Show Read with Jenna pick! Hinsdale Public Library -

Tuesday, April 09
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-04-09 19:00:00 2024-04-09 20:00:00 America/Chicago Off the Page: Cristina Henríquez and “The Great Divide” Join Hinsdale author Cristina Henríquez as she discusses her newest book "The Great Divide" with fellow local writer Susan Blumberg-Kason. "The Great Divide" is a TODAY Show Read with Jenna pick! Hinsdale Public Library -

Join Hinsdale author Cristina Henríquez as she discusses her newest book "The Great Divide" with fellow local writer Susan Blumberg-Kason. "The Great Divide" is a TODAY Show Read with Jenna pick!

Join us to hear two beloved local authors, Cristina Henríquez and Susan Blumberg-Kason, in conversation about the art of writing and Cristina's new novel. The Great Divide is a powerful story about the construction of the Panama Canal, casting light on the unsung people who lived, loved, and labored there

Copies will be available for check out on March 5th, and copies of Susan's newest book Bernardine's Shanghai Salon are available to check out now. 

The event will take place on the Library's main floor. We will have The Great Divide for sale during the event. You may also purchase a copy of any of Cristina or Susan's books in advance and bring them to be signed.

Cristina Henriquez

Cristina Henríquez is the author of The Great Divide, which was a TODAY Show Read With Jenna pick. She is also the author of The Book of Unknown Americans, The World in Half and Come Together, Fall Apart: A Novella and Stories. She has been longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and was a finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. Her writing has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The New York Times Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Real Simple, The Oxford American, The American Scholar, and elsewhere. 

Susan Blumberg-Kason

Susan Blumberg-Kason is the author of Bernardine’s Shanghai Salon: The Story of the Doyenne of Old China and Good Chinese Wife: A Love Affair with China Gone Wrong. She is also the co-editor of Hong Kong Noir. Susan is a regular contributor to the Asian Review of Books and Cha: An Asian Literary Journal. Her work has also appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, World Literature Today, PopMatters, and the South China Morning Post. She received an MPhil in Government and Public Administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where she researched provincial assemblies in the late Qing dynasty. 

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Entertainment | Culture | Books |

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