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February 19, 2018

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Release Date: 08/20/2013

Jonathan Lethem reads from 'Dissident Gardens' Sept. 19 at The Seattle Public Library

Jonathan Lethem

Jonathan Lethem will read from his latest novel, "Dissident Gardens," from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19 at The Seattle Public Library, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium.


Library events are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Parking is available in the Central Library garage for $5 after 5 p.m.


"Dissident Gardens" is a story about two extraordinary women and three generations of an all-American family of radicals in Queens.


Lethem is the best-selling author of nine novels, including "Chronic City," "The Fortress of Solitude," "Motherless Brooklyn," and "The Ecstasy of Influence." A MacArthur Fellow and winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction, Lethem's work has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's, Rolling Stone, The New York Times and other publications.


This event is supported by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, author series sponsor Gary Kunis, and media sponsor The Seattle Times. It is presented in partnership with The Elliott Bay Book Co. Books will be available for purchase and signing.


For more information, call the Library at 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian.

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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