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Oct

Celeste Ng in Conversation

In a London exclusive, hear from Celeste Ng, the award-winning and bestselling author of 'Everything I Never Told You' and 'Little Fires Everywhere'.

Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

Sunday 6th October, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

  • Book signing
  • In Conversation
  • Questions & Answers

15-25

About the Event

In her first London appearance to discuss her acclaimed novels, Celeste reflects on creating compelling characters and the real world that her fiction reflects.

Applauded for their acutely observed and compelling portraits of modern American life, Celeste Ng’s novels have both received critical acclaim and become international bestsellers. With deft psychological insight and breathtaking precision, she lays bare the tensions that run beneath the surface of contemporary life, tackling themes of identity, motherhood, race and class.

Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1980 to parents from Hong Kong, Celeste studied English at Harvard University, followed by a masters in creative writing at the University of Michigan. Her debut novel, Everything I Never Told You, won the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature, the American Library Association’s Alex Award and was selected as Amazon’s Book of the Year; it has since been optioned for the big screen. Her second novel, Little Fires Everywhere, was a New York Times bestseller and is being adapted for television by Reese Witherspoon’s production company, Hello Sunshine. She is also a recipient of the Pushcart Prize and a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. Celeste is signing copies of her books after the event.

Venue Information

Queen Elizabeth Hall
Southbank Centre
Belvedere Road
London
SE1 8XX
United Kingdom

About the Book

Little Fires Everywhere
Little Fires Everywhere

Celeste Ng

Publisher:Little, Brown Book Group

Publication date:9 Nov 2017

ISBN:9781408709719

A compulsive, brilliant novel about race, identity, family and secrets for fans of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Zadie Smith.