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Join bestselling authors Celeste Ng (Everything I Never Told You and Little Fires Everywhere) and Amor Towles (Rules of Civility and A Gentleman in Moscow) for a conversation about anything and everything (but especially their fantastic books) at First Parish Church in Cambridge! This event begins at 7pm, with doors opening at 6:15pm. This is a ticketed event, and tickets are valid for $10 towards your total book purchases at the event.
“Ng writes with the wisdom of a hundred lives lived.”--Harpers Bazaar
“The same gorgeous, layered richness that marked Towles’ debut, Rules of Civility, shapes [A Gentleman in Moscow].”--Entertainment Weekly
Two of your favorite authors share a stage for the very first time! Celeste Ng and Amor Towles have wanted to appear together for some time, and we're excited to make that happen. You already know and love their books, so they're opening the floor to you, the attendees, to ask anything and everything you might have wondered about these bestsellers and their creators. Submit your question via the form below at the bottom of the page!
Celeste Ng grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Shaker Heights, Ohio. She graduated from Harvard University and earned an MFA from the University of Michigan. Her debut novel, Everything I Never Told You, was a New York Times bestseller and winner of the Massachusetts Book Award, the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature, and the ALA’s Alex Award. Little Fires Everywhere, Ng’s second novel, was a New York Times bestseller, winner of the Ohioana Book Award, and named a best book of the year by over twenty-five publications. Her books have been translated into more than thirty languages and she was the recipient of a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Born and raised in the Boston area, Amor Towles graduated from Yale University and received an MA in English from Stanford University. His first novel, Rules of Civility, published in 2011, was a New York Times bestseller and was named by The Wall Street Journal as one of the best books of 2011. His second novel, A Gentleman in Moscow, published in 2016, was also a New York Times bestseller and was named as one of the best books of 2016 by the Chicago Tribune, The Washington Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer, the San Francisco Chronicle, and NPR. His work has been translated into more than thirty-five languages. Having worked as an investment professional for more than twenty years, Mr. Towles now devotes himself full time to writing in Manhattan, where he lives with his wife and two children.
Tickets are $10, and each ticket counts toward your purchase of books! One ticket entitles you to entry for one to the event, and $10.00 off your total book purchases at the event. Please note that this $10.00 coupon is only valid at the event itself, and is not valid for in-store use.
Porter Square Books is excited to host bestselling authors Celeste Ng and Amor Towles in conversation about...well...anything. Submit your question here and we'll pick the best ones to ask. Then join us on September 16 at 7PM at First Parish Church in Harvard Square to hear their answers.