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JOSHUA FERRIS - To Rise Again at a Decent Hour
Wednesday, May 21 at 7PM
speaking & signing
|Join us for an evening with National Book Award Finalist Joshua Ferris as he reads from his new novel, To Rise Again at a Decent Hour. A big, laugh-out-loud story about the absurdities of the modern world and the eternal questions of life, love and truth, this story of a man made of contradictions uses Red Sox fandom and dentistry to explore issues of identity, religion and reality. Ferris's first novel, Then We Came to the End, won the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award.|
A big, brilliant, profoundly observed novel about the mysteries of
modern life by National Book Award Finalist Joshua Ferris. At once laugh-out-loud funny about the
absurdities of the modern world, and indelibly profound about the
eternal questions of the meaning of life, love and truth, To Rise Again at a Decent Hour is a deeply moving and constantly surprising tour de
|JOSHUA FERRIS first novel, Then We Came to the End, won the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award, the Barnes and Noble Discover Award, and was a National Book Award finalist. His fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, The Guardian, and Tin House, among other publications. He lives in New York. |
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