Lauren Groff

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Lauren Groff

Florida author Lauren Groff

My favorite book last summer was Gabe Habash’s Stephen Florida, a creepy college wrestling novel whose cover featured an illustration of a guilty-looking wildcat. This year, the most hotly-tipped book of the summer is a gothic short story collection that also has Florida in the title and a big cat on the cover. Coincidence?

Lauren Groff’s bestselling novel Fates and Furies got a National Book Award nomination and a thumbs up from President Obama, so hopes are high for Florida, her follow-up, which the New Yorker just called stunning. The reading is free, but Savoy Bookshop will donate a portion of each book sale to the Jonnycake Center, a Westerly-based food pantry and social service agency.

June 14 2018


Date: June 14, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm
Cost: Free
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Savoy Bookshop & Cafe

10 Canal Street
Westerly, RI United States

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