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Book Group with Kira Jane Buxton
Join us for a discussion of Hollow Kingdom by Kira Jane Buxton. All our book group discussions are open and this time we are fortunate to discuss this wonderful book with the author joining us via zoom! To register and receive the zoom link, click HERE.
This is one of our very favorite books from last year and it has just gone to paperback. Be sure to register to receive the zoom link for the event.
About the book:
"The Secret Life of Pets meets The Walking Dead" in this big-hearted, boundlessly beautiful romp through the Apocalypse, where a foul-mouthed crow is humanity's only chance to survive Seattle's zombie problem (Karen Joy Fowler, PEN/Faulkner Award-winning author).
S.T., a domesticated crow, is a bird of simple pleasures: hanging out with his owner Big Jim, trading insults with Seattle's wild crows (i.e. "those idiots"), and enjoying the finest food humankind has to offer: Cheetos (R).
About the author:
Kira Jane Buxton's writing has appeared in the New York Times, NewYorker.com, McSweeney's, The Rumpus, Huffington Post, and more. She calls the tropical utopia of Seattle, Washington, home and spends her time with three cats, a dog, two crows, a charm of hummingbirds, five Steller's jays, two dark-eyed juncos, two squirrels, and a husband.
" Hollow Kingdom is a nature book for our own age, an exuberant, glittering, hard-hitting mashup of Dawn of the Dead and The Incredible Journey. It's an adventure lit by strange myths, brand-names, television and smartphone screens, a fable with teeth and claws about animals making new lives amongst the ruins of humanity. It's transformative, poignant, and funny as hell. S.T. the irrepressible, cursing crow is my new favourite apocalyptic hero."-- Helen Macdonald, New York Times bestselling author of H Is for Hawk
Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
178 Greenwood Avenue
Bethel, CT 06801
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Grand Central Publishing - July 7th, 2020
December 17th Book Group