Strut Book Club Reads: We The Animals by Justin Torres

When:
Mon, Mar 27, 2017 7:30pm - 9:00pm
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Where:
Strut Second Floor
470 Castro St
San Francisco, CA 94114
USA
Contact:
Baruch Porras Hernandez

For the month of March, the Strut Book Club is reading We The Animals by Justin Torres. Join us March 27th at 7:30 PM on the Second Floor of Strut for some snacks, wine, and great conversations about literature. Read the book before hand and come ready to discuss your thoughts. Don’t forget to RSVP on Facebook and don’t forget folks we get a discount at Dog Eared Books in the Castro!

About the Book: In this groundbreaking debut, Justin Torres plunges us into the chaotic heart of one family, the intense bonds of three brothers, and the mythic effects of this fierce love on the people we must become. A story of three wild brothers of white and Puerto Rican parentage who live a rough and tumble childhood in rural upstate New York during the 1980’s.

About the author: first novel We the Animals, a national best seller, has been translated into fifteen languages and is currently being adapted into a feature film.  He has published short fiction in The New Yorker, Harper’s, Granta, Tin House, The Washington Post, Glimmer Train, Flaunt, and other publications, as well as non-fiction pieces in publications like The Guardian and The Advocate.  A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he was a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard, and a Cullman Center Fellow at The New York Public Library.