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Reading, Conversation, and Book Signing: Cristina García
03/18/2014 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PMFree
READING, CONVERSATION, AND BOOK SIGNING:
CRISTINA GARCIA, author of King of Cuba
Tuesday, March 18, 6:00 p.m.
Harold Washington Library
Cindy Pritzker Auditorium
400 South State Street
As a part of Story Week 2014, the Guild has collaborated with Columbia College to bring you an evening with renowned author Cristina García .
Cristina García is the author of six novels: King of Cuba (Scribner, 2013); The Lady Matador’s Hotel (Scribner, 2010); A Handbook to Luck (Knopf, 2007); Monkey Hunting (Knopf, 2003); The Agüero Sisters (Knopf, 1997), winner of the Janet Heidiger Kafka Prize; and Dreaming in Cuban (Knopf, 1992), finalist for the National Book Award. García has edited two anthologies, Bordering Fires: The Vintage Book of Contemporary Mexican and Chicano/a Literature (2006) and Cubanísimo: The Vintage Book of Contemporary Cuban Literature (2003). She is also the author of three works for young readers: Dreams of Significant Girls (2011), a young adult novel set in a Swiss boarding school in the 1970s; The Dog Who Loved the Moon, illustrated by Sebastia Serra (Atheneum, 2008); and I Wanna Be Your Shoebox (Simon and Schuster, 2008). A collection of poetry, The Lesser Tragedy of Death (Akashic Books), was published in 2010.