Maya Lang + David Gilbert

Maya Lang + David Gilbert

June 16: 7:00PM 8:00PM

Maya Lang comes to the Strand for a special Bloomdsday evening! She'll present her novel, The Sixteenth of June, which traces the story of a family and friends brought together during the the course of a single day in June. From a funeral to their meeting at a Bloomsday party in evening, The Sixteenth of June examines the trials of love and ambition in contemporary America. This witty, intelligent debut novel that has been called "an insightful portrait of the postmodern family" by Teddy Wayne.

We’ll also be joined for the evening by David Gilbert, in celebration of the paperback release of his critically acclaimed novel & Sons. Lauded as “extraordinary” by Lev Grossman and placed on countless Best of the Year lists, & Sons is a rich, thoughtful novel on the ways in which family defines us.

We’ll be serving drinks!

Buy a copy of the featured event book or a $15 Strand gift card at the main floor registers or the door in order to attend this event. All options admit one person. Please note that payment is required for all online event orders at the time of checkout. The event will be located in the Strand's 3rd floor Rare Book Room at our store at 828 Broadway at 12th Street.