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The Misfortune of Marion Palm: a conversation between EMILY CULLITON and MONA AWAD

August 8, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Brookline Booksmith welcomes EMILY CULLITON and MONA AWAD for a conversation about CULLITON’s book, The Misfortune of Marion Palm.

AWAD’s writing has appeared in McSweeney’sThe WalrusJoylandPost RoadSt. Petersburg Review, and elsewhere; CULLITON is a PhD candidate at the University of Denver for fiction. The Misfortune of Marion Palm is her first novel.

About The Misfortune of Marion Palm:
A wildly entertaining debut about a wife and mother who embezzles a small fortune from her children’s private school and makes a run for it, leaving behind her trust fund poet husband, his maybe-secret lover, her two daughters, and a school board who will do anything to find her.

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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.