Brooklyn Voices: A Literary Series at St. Joseph's University

Greenlight Bookstore partners with St. Joseph's University New York to present the Brooklyn Voices series of literary presentations and discussions. Since 2012, the series has hosted luminary authors including Mark Bittman, Michael Chabon, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Teju Cole, John Darnielle, Junot Diaz, Nathan Englander, Jeffrey Eugenides, Eric Foner, Jonathan Franzen, Elizabeth Gilbert, Chris Hayes, Khaled Hosseini, Ezra Klein, Karl Ove Knausgaard, Jhumpa Lahiri, Greil Marcus, David Mitchell, Ann Patchett, Marie Ponsot, Dan Rather, Gabourey Sidibe, Patti Smith, Zadie Smith, Lindy West, Colson Whitehead, Hanya Yanagihara, and others at 245 Clinton Avenue in Tuohy Hall, part of the university’s historic Pratt-designed campus in Clinton Hill.

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Tuesday, March 5, 7:30 PM at St. Joseph's University
Tommy Orange presents Wandering Stars

In conversation with Ethan Hawke
Tickets $29.00 (book included)

Greenlight and St. Joseph's are honored to welcome Tommy Orange, Pulitzer Prize-finalist and author of the breakout bestseller There There, to present his new novel Wandering Stars. Extending his constellation of narratives into the past and future, Orange traces the legacies of the Sand Creek Massacre of 1864 and the Carlisle Indian Industrial School through three generations of a family in a story that is by turns shattering and wondrous.  Nana Kwame Adjei Brenyah (Chain Gang All Stars) writes of Wandering Stars “If there was any doubt after his incredible debut, there should be none now: Tommy Orange is one of our most important writers.” Actor and author Ethan Hawke joins Orange onstage for a discussion of his new work, followed by a book signing for Wandering Stars.

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Each ticket includes a hardcover copy of Wandering Stars, to be picked up at the event. St. Joseph's University is located at 245 Clinton Avenue; more information at sjny.edu/brooklyn.