IN PERSON Chitra Divakaruni | The Last Queen: A Novel of Courage and Resistance

What:

We are very excited to welcome Chitra Divakaruni to Houston to celebrate her new book, The Last Queen: A Novel of Courage and Resistance. We are asking all event attendees to mask and we have surgical masks on hand if you find yourself without one. Given the rapidly shifting circumstances surrounding COVID, please check this page to confirm that the event will take place in person.

NOTE: Books will be available for pick up at the event.

When: Saturday, May 7th, 2022 at 2:00 PM Central Time

Where: Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079

In order to go through the signing line and meet Chitra Divakaruni for book personalization, please purchase The Last Queen: A Novel of Courage and Resistance from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a signing line ticket that indicates your place in line. Your book and signing line ticket can be picked up at the event.

Blue Willow Bookshop expects all participants to maintain an atmosphere of respect and fairness. Any comments or questions that violate this standard of behavior including any form of harassment, may, at the discretion of the organizers, be immediately removed.

About the Author:

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni is an award-winning and bestselling author, poet, activist and teacher of writing. Her work has been published in over 50 magazines, including the Atlantic Monthly and The New Yorker, and her writing included in over 50 anthologies, including Best American Short Stories, O.Henry Prize Stories and the Pushcart Prize Anthology. Her books have been translated into 29 languages, including Dutch, Hebrew, Bengali, Russian and Japanese; many have been used for campus-wide and city-wide reads. Several of her works have been made into films and plays. She lives in Houston with her husband Murthy and has two sons, Anand and Abhay. She loves to connect with readers on Facebook, Twitter (@cdivakaruni) and Instagram (@divakarunichitra).

Ordering:

Payment type must be "CreditCard." Shipping will be charged if you want the book shipped to you. If you'd prefer to use our curbside pickup program, we ask that you please collect your book(s) within one month of the event date. After that date, your book will be donated to a Houston-based literacy organization.

International shipping can run from $25-50US in addition to the cost of the book and can take up to 3 months to reach its destination. Additionally, we can only ship to certain regions and countries. If you'd like to pursue international shipping, please email cathy@bluewillowbookshop.com.

Event date: 
Saturday, May 7, 2022 - 2:00pm
Event address: 
Blue Willow Bookshop
14532 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77079
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The Last Queen: A Novel of Courage and Resistance Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063161870
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - May 10th, 2022

WINNER of the 2022 INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WORKING WOMEN AWARD for BEST FICTION OF THE YEAR!

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