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VIRTUAL EVENT: LAUREN HOUGH - Leaving Isn't the Hardest Thing

Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 6:00pm
Virtual Event
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Leaving Isn't the Hardest Thing: Essays Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593080764
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Vintage - April 13th, 2021

In conversation with Heather Havrilesky


  • Digital Doors Open at 5:45PM CDT
  • Event Begins at 6:00PM CDT
  • Signed bookplates are available!
  • NOTE: Because this is a virtual event that will be hosted on Zoom, you will need access to a computer or other device that is capable of accessing and sufficient Internet access. If you have not used Zoom before, you may consider referencing Getting Started with Zoom.



Lauren Hough was born in Germany and raised in seven countries and West Texas. She’s been an airman in the U.S. Air Force, a green-aproned barista, a bartender, a livery driver, and, for a time, a cable guy. Her work has appeared in Granta, The Wrath-Bearing Tree, The Guardian, and HuffPost. She lives in Austin.


Heather Havrilesky is the author of How to Be a Person in the World, originated from her popular advice column, Ask Polly, in New York Magazine’s The Cut. She was a TV critic at Salon for seven years, and her writing has appeared in New York magazine, the Los Angeles Times, Bookforum, the New York Times, and on NPR’s All Things Considered.

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