Damon Galgut will be in New York City and Miami next week promoting his novel In a Strange Room, a finalist for the 2010 Man Booker Prize. Join us in New York for two evenings of books, wine and conversation, and in Miami for readings, book signings, and Europa giveaways.
*7 p.m. Tuesday, November 16 at 192 Books -- Galgut will read from In a Strange Room and participate in a Q&A moderated by Vanity Fair's Andy Tepper. Wine will be served. Space is limited so please call (212) 255-4022 to reserve a seat. (192 10th Avenue, at 21st Street, New York, NY)
*7 p.m. Wednesday, November 17 at Three Lives & Company -- Galgut will read from In a Strange Room and participate in a Q&A moderated by Harper's senior editor Chris Cox. Wine will be served. (154 West 10th Street, at Waverly Place, New York, NY)
Damon's appearances at the Miami Book Fair, November 20 and 21:
*12 noon, Saturday 20 November, at the GRANTA/EUROPA EDITIONS fair booth: Damon will be meeting his readers and signing books from 12 noon to 1 PM at the Europa booth (section E, Miami Book Fair, Miami-Dade campus). Europa will be giving away tote bags and "I read therefore I am" posters to celebrate the occasion.
*2:00 pm, Sunday 21 November. Damon will join authors Elizabeth Kostova, Kathleen Kent, and Caroline Leavitt, for readings followed by Q&A and book signing. Details >>
Galgut is one of South Africa's finest literary talents. The author of six novels, four plays and a collection of short stories, he has been shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Dublin/IMPAC Award. Galgut has twice been a Booker finalist; in 2003, his novel The Good Doctor was shortlisted for the prize.