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CANCELED: Jane Wong & Sonora Jha Book Event

06/07/2024 - 6:00pm

This event is canceled due to illness, but will be rescheduled soon!

Join us as we celebrate the new paperback release of books from Jane Wong (Meet Me Tonight in Atlantic City) and Sonora Jha (The Laughter)! Jane Wong's book is a memoir of growing up in her family's Chinese restaurant in the 1980s on Jersey Shore. Sonora Jha's novel is about a white male college professor who develops a dangerous obsession with his new Pakistani colleague.

Jane Wong is the author of the poetry collections How to Not Be Afraid of Everything and Overpour. An associate professor of creative writing at Western Washington University, she grew up in New Jersey and currently lives in Seattle, Washington.

Sonora Jha is the author of three books, most recently the novel The Laughter (2023), which was named a Best Book of 2023 by the New Yorker and NPR, amongst others. It was longlisted for the Aspen Words Literary Prize and won the AutHer Award for Best Fiction. Her memoir, How to Raise a Feminist Son (2021) has been translated into Spanish, Portuguese, and German. Her debut novel, Foreign (2013) was a finalist for the Shakti Bhatt Prize and the Hindu Prize and was long listed for the DSC Prize. After a career in journalism in India and Singapore, Dr. Jha is now a professor of journalism and an associate dean at Seattle University.

Event address: 
King's Books
218 St Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402
Meet Me Tonight in Atlantic City By Jane Wong Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781959030393
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Tin House Books - April 30th, 2024

The Laughter: A Novel By Sonora Jha Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063240261
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: HarperVia - May 28th, 2024

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Overpour By Jane Wong Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780900575914
Availability: Special Order
Published: Action Books - October 15th, 2016

How to Not Be Afraid of Everything By Jane Wong Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781948579216
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Alice James Books - October 12th, 2021

How to Raise a Feminist Son: A Memoir & Manifesto By Sonora Jha, Ijeoma Oluo (Contributions by) Cover Image
By Sonora Jha, Ijeoma Oluo (Contributions by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781632174109
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Sasquatch Books - May 24th, 2022