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1:00 pm EST
October 2, 2022

Center Stage (Columbus Park)

Columbus Park Brooklyn NY United States

Fiction

Free

Shattered Families

As Tolstoy wrote, “Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” But how do families break apart and splinter, and what remains for those who survive? In Titaua Peu’s Pina (translated by Jeffrey Zuckerman), outside forces bear down relentlessly on an already troubled Tahitian family, while in Namwali Serpell’s The Furrows and Muriel Villanueva’s The Left Parenthesis (translated by Megan Berkobien and María Cristina Hall) the memory of loss and grief continue to shadow and complicate the present. Moderated by Anderson Tepper, co-chair, Brooklyn Book Festival’s International Committee.

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