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JESSICA KEENER, author of Strangers in Budapest, in conversation with RISA MILLER

December 7, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

In JESSICA KEENER’s atmospheric and intricately woven novel, a young American couple and their infant son move to the mysterious city of Budapest. Eight months into their stay, they receive a secretive request from friends in the United States to check in on a Jewish American World War II veteran

JESSICA KEENER is the author of the national bestselling novel Night Swim and a collection of award-winning short stories, Women in Bed. Her work has appeared in O, Redbook, and the Boston Globe. She has taught English literature and writing at Brown University, Boston University, and GrubStreet.

Moderator RISA MILLER holds an MFA from Emerson College and is the author of two novels, Welcome to Heavenly Heights and My Before and After Life. She is a recipient of the PEN New England Discovery Award and has taught fiction writing at GrubStreet, UMass Boston, and Emerson College.

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Date:
December 7, 2017
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Website:
http://www.bpl.org/programs/author_series.htm?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent%26eventid%3D124581102

Venue

Commonwealth Salon, Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
700 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116 United States
Phone:
617-536-5400
Website:
http://www.bpl.org/

Organizer

Boston Public Library
Phone:
6175365400
Email:
ask@bpl.org
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www.bpl.org

Did You Know?

Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.