BRYAN WASHINGTON-Lot

 

 

Wednesday, March 20 at 7 pm

Author
BRYAN WASHINGTON
speaking & signing
Lot

In conversation with Rachel Heng

 

 


ABOUT LOT

In the city of Houston—a sprawling, diverse microcosm of America—the son of a black mother and a Latino father is coming of age. He’s working at his family’s restaurant, weathering his brother’s blows, resenting his older sister’s absence. And discovering he likes boys.

Around him, others live and thrive and die in Houston’s myriad neighborhoods: a young woman whose affair detonates across an apartment complex, a ragtag baseball team, a group of young hustlers, hurricane survivors, a local drug dealer who takes a Guatemalan teen under his wing, a reluctant chupacabra.

Bryan Washington’s brilliant, viscerally drawn world vibrates with energy, wit, and the infinite longing of people searching for home. With soulful insight into what makes a community, a family, and a life, Lot explores trust and love in all its unsparing and unsteady forms.


ABOUT BRYAN WASHINGTON

Bryan Washington has written for The New Yorker, The New York Times, the New York Times Magazine, BuzzFeed, Vulture, The Paris Review, Tin House, One Story, Bon Appétit, MUNCHIES, American Short Fiction, GQ, FADER, The Awl, and Catapult. He lives in Houston.


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Event date: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 7:00pm
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Lot: Stories Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780525533672
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - March 19th, 2019

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