An Author Presents on the Art of Giving Books

Remember that time your dad/best friend/roommate gave you a book that opened up a new world to you? Or that other time you thought youd found The One only to be left questioning everything after he gave you a copy of The Fountainhead?

Jen Adams, author of The Books They Gave Me: True Stories of Life and Love, will lead a discussion on the art of giving books. Adams has collected 200 stories about books received from loved ones: the teenager whose misguided, much-older boyfriend gave her a copy of Lolita; the couple who con...
fessed their love through Vikram Seth's A Suitable Boy; the English tutor whose gift of Great Expectations helped realize his student's potential.

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The Astoria Bookstore


Tuesday, November 27, 2012
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Bohemian Hall And Beer Garden
29-19 24th Avenue, Astoria, NY