April 4, 2023

Club Book brings bestselling author Celeste Ng to the R.H. Stafford Library for an intimate presentation and audience Q&A.

Celeste Ng (Kevin Day Photography)
Celeste Ng (Kevin Day Photography)

ST. PAUL, Minn. (Feb. 22, 2016) — Club Book, a program of the Metropolitan Library Services Agency, is pleased to present a talk by Celeste Ng on Monday, March 21, 7 p.m. at R.H. Stafford Library, 8595 Central Park Place, Woodbury.

Celeste Ng is the author of the recent runaway bestseller Everything I Never Told You. Set in small town Ohio in the 1970s, this literary thriller follows a first-generation Chinese American family as they grapple with the sudden and mysterious death of a young daughter.

“Tantalizingly thrilling, Ng’s emotionally complex debut novel captures the tension between cultures and generations with the deft touch of a seasoned writer,” praised Booklist. Amazon selected Everything I Never Told You as its #1 Best Book of 2014. The novel made over a dozen other top ten lists that year, including those of Booklist, The Huffington Post, and NPR. Ng is also an acclaimed short fiction and essay writer. Her short story “Girls, At Play” earned the prestigious Pushcart Prize in 2012.

This program is free and open to the public. Doors open 45 minutes in advance the program and books will be available for sale/signing. A podcast of the program will be available on the Club Book website and at the iTunes store within a few days of the event. Visit www.clubbook.org for more information. This program is co-sponsored by Washington County Library.

Club Book, a program of the Metropolitan Library Services Agency and coordinated by Library Strategies Consulting Group, is funded by Minnesota’s Legacy Amendment Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Media sponsors: Minnesota Public Radio and MinnPost. Bookseller partner: Common Good Books. Author transportation: Around Town Agency. Hotel accommodations: The Saint Paul Hotel. Library hosts include: Anoka County, Carver County, Dakota County, Hennepin County, Ramsey County, Saint Paul Public, Scott County, Stillwater Public, and Washington County. Please visit www.clubbook.org for more information about upcoming programs and to download author podcasts.

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