Di Lebowitz and Angela Mi Young Hur in Conversation!
Old Firehouse Books is excited to welcome authors Di Lebowitz and Angela Mi Young Hur to our virtual event space! We'll be celebrating their new books, The Marks Left on Her and Floklorn! They will be joining us on Saturday, May 29h at 2pm MT. The event will be streaming to the Old Firehouse Books Facebook page, and is free.
In Lebowitz's The Marks Left on Her, DAUGHTER is navigating her otherness as the only mixed-race child in her Hong Kongese family with a bipolar mother, absentee father and staunchly Catholic grandmother. GIRL is trying to navigate a world in which she is ignored and mistreated until a sexual assault sets her on a self-destructive spiral. SURVIVOR is battling monsters both real and imagined and coming out victorious as she pieces together her history, her traumas and her strength.
Hur's Folklorn is a genre-defying, continents-spanning saga of Korean myth, scientific discovery, and the abiding love that binds even the most broken of families. Years ago, Elsa's now-catatonic mother had warned her that the women of their line were doomed to repeat the narrative lives of their ancestors from Korean myth and legend. But beyond these ghosts, Elsa also faces a more earthly fate: the mental illness and generational trauma that run in her immigrant family, a sickness no less ravenous than the ancestral curse hunting her. From Sparks Fellow, Tin House alumna, and Harvard graduate Angela Mi Young Hur, Folklorn is a wondrous and necessary exploration of the myths we inherit and those we fashion for ourselves.
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We look forward to seeing you at the event!