Growing Upwards

Brooklyn Book Festival: Virtual Festival Day
Sunday, September 25, 3:00 PM ET
Growing Upwards
Featuring Ella Baxter, Elif Batuman, and Jean Chen Ho
Modedrated by Ilana Masad

A young woman seeks ways to distract herself after her mother’s death. An intelligent liberal arts student looks to guidance from her favorite authors to move past heartbreak. Two Taiwanese-American best friends continue to find themselves drawn to each other, despite the passage of time, distance, and shame. Ella Baxter’s New AnimalElif Batuman’s Either/Or, and Jean Chen Ho’s Fiona and Jane are all intimate depictions of what it means to be women growing upwards, in search of love, a purposeful existence, and human connection. Moderated by Ilana Masad (All My Mother’s Lovers).

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Sunday, September 25, 2022 - 3:00pm

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Brooklyn, NY
New Animal By Ella Baxter Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781953387127
Availability: Available In Store Now (while supplies last)
Published: Two Dollar Radio - February 15th, 2022

Either/Or By Elif Batuman Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525557593
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Published: Penguin Press - May 24th, 2022

Fiona and Jane By Jean Chen Ho Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593296042
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Published: Viking - January 4th, 2022

All My Mother's Lovers: A Novel By Ilana Masad Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781524745981
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Published: Dutton - May 25th, 2021

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