Elliott Bay Book Company Capitol Hill
Fri Nov 9, 7 pm
During the early 2000s, a young editor begins an affair with a much older writer. In another thread of the story, an Iraqi American man is detained at a US airport by immigration officers. The two narrative threads come together in an unexpected climax. Lisa Halliday's first novel has garnered wild enthusiasm from many critics; Katy Waldman of the New Yorker called it a "literary phenomenon." Hear her read live.