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As a follow-up to the last book selection of our Let's Talk About It series, Brick Lane by Monica Ali--we will have a showing of the movie based on the novel. All are welcome. FMI contact Sally @ 284-4181. (eenerd)
Booker Prize-shortlisted author Monica Ali stops by the park to discuss the highly anticipated follow-up to her best-selling novel "Brick Lane." Her latest brings readers into the vivid world of a London restaurant kitchen. The event is FREE and open to the public. For updates and additional information, please visit the website at www.bryantpark.org. The Bryant Park Reading Room located on the 42nd Street side of the park - under the trees - between the back of the NYPL & 6th Avenue. Look for the burgundy and white umbrellas. Rain Venue: Library of the General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen 20 West 44th Street (between 5th & 6th Avenue). (wforw2008)… (mer)
An evening with Monica Ali, author of Brick Lane in conversation with Nadine Davidoff on Wednesday 20th May.. 6.15pm for 6.30pm at Reader's Feast Bookstore. $6 per person payable at the door. Unreserved Seating. Bookings are essential as places are limited. Call +61 3 9662 4699 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Monica was born in Bangladesh and grew up in England. She is one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists of the decade,Newcomer of the Year at the 2004 British Book Awards and has been nominated for most of the major literary prizes in Britain. BRICK LANE was shortlisted for the Booker Prize, the George Orwell Prize for political writing and the prestigious Commonwealth Writers’ Prize. Her latest novel IN THE KITCHEN opens with a mysterious death in the cellars of a smart, cosmopolitan hotel and over the course of the ensuing pages, peels back the layers of polyglot London to reveal the melting pot which exists below. Once again it confirms Monica not only as a great modern storyteller but also an acute observer of vagaries of a contemporaryculture. Monica's book In the Kitchen may be pre-ordered. It is due for release in May 2009 (ryn_books)… (mer)
We are delighted to welcome Monica Ali to Deansgate, where she will be talking about and signing the much-anticipated follow up to the phenomenal bestseller, Brick Lane. Early booking essential. Tickets £3, redeemable against a copy of the promoted book on the night. (Witchylady333)
We have multi award winning writer whose debut novel Brick Lane was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and subsequently made into a very successful film. She will be talking about her exciting new contemporary novel In the Kitchen which opens with a mysterious death in the cellars of a smart, cosmopolitan hotel and over the course of the ensuing pages, peels back the layers of polyglot London to reveal the melting pot which exists below. (Rubbah)… (mer)