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MEET-THE-AUTHOR: Hanya Yanagihara

  • Kinokuniya 391 Orchard Road Singapore, 238872 Singapore (map)

Fans of Hanya Yanagihara, listen up! The American author of the 2015 Man Booker Prize shortlisted book – A Little Life, as well as The People In The Trees, will be making a special appearance at Kinokuniya Singapore Main Store on Thursday, 10th November, 7.00 p.m. to talk about and sign the US edition of her two books*!

A Little Life follows four college classmates – broke, adrift, and buoyed only by their friendship and ambition – as they move to New York in search of fame and fortune. While their relationships, which are tinged by addiction, success and pride, deepen over the decades, the men are held together by their devotion to the brilliant, enigmatic Jude, a man scarred by an unspeakable childhood trauma.

In The People In The Trees, the author writes about a young doctor named Norton Perina who signs on with anthropologist Paul Tallent for an expedition to the remote Micronesian island of Ivu’ivu in search of a rumoured lost tribe. This book is an anthropological adventure story that combines the visceral allure of a thriller with a profound and tragic vision of what happens when cultures collide.

If you are not already a fan of Hanya Yanagihara’s books but are interested to find out more about her and her literary works that have garnered plenty of rave reviews, be sure to mark this date down and join us to be amongst the first in Singapore to meet and chat with her up close!

*Book-signing is limited to the Penguin Random House US edition of Hanya Yanagihara’s titles. Priority for book-signing will be given to customers who purchase A Little Life & The People In The Trees from Books Kinokuniya, on a first-come-first-served basis.


VENUE: Ngee Ann City, Kinokuniya
ADDRESS: 391 Orchard Road, Takashimaya Shopping Centre Ngee Ann City, #04-20/20B/20C/20E, Ngee Ann City, Singapore 238872
EVENT WEBSITE: Kinokuniya

DATE AND TIME
10 Nov 2016, 7pm-8pm